HOVIP - Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme

Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme

delivered by business people for business people


"Just the right time and opportunity to use this new knowledge. To anyone thinking about doing this training – just DO IT!! It's a whole new way of thinking!"

Paul Williams, Williams Medical Supplies plc

HOVIP Supporters

Supporters / Steering Group 2010–11

Team HOVIP also consists of the HOVIP Steering Group. We are equally indebted to the representatives from the five Economic Development teams in the HoV County Borough Councils, for their advice and support:

  • Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  • Caerphilly County Borough Council
  • Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council
  • Torfaen County Borough Council
  • Welsh Assembly Government – Business Support
  • Welsh Assembly Government – Social Enterprise
  • South Wales Chamber of Commerce
Global Academy
  • SWCC
  • BT
  • Equinox
  • HSBC Bank plc
  • Capital Law
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Heads of the Valleys Innovation Programme (HOVIP) aims to increase the capacity for innovation in businesses in the region. Phase 1 was KEF ESF Funded and hosted by Merthyr Tydfil College. HOVIP2 and HOVIP3 is supported by the Welsh Assembly Government HoV Regeneration initiative with the 5 HoV local authorities and is hosted by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.

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