Thales Group

The NDEC is co-developed by leaders in technological, educational and government in South Wales.


Thales is a global engineering company, headquartered in Paris, with divisions that serve the aerospace, defence, transportation, space and security sectors. Thales operates in more than 56 countries, has 64,000 employees and generates over £15 billion per year.

University of South Wales

University of South Wales (USW) is a major university with students studying a range of disciplines including computing, engineering and science. USW has a strategic partnership with Thales to provide a framework for a range of collaborative activities, including cutting-edge power-source development in conjunction with the automotive industry.

Welsh Government

Welsh Government aims to address the range of cultural, financial and demographic challenges that Wales must overcome in order to thrive in an increasingly digital commercial space, and seeks to fund projects, such as NDEC, that will help Wales in achieving its economic and social goals.

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