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Graduate to innovate is key to start-up success

Posted on 18 July 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Not all students graduate to pursue a career. Some set up their own ventures. Cardiff University nurtures early student ideas through a Student Enterprise pipeline that offers advice and insight to help the business grow. This year, three of the four finalists in the graduate category of the Wales Start-Up Awards have grown through Cardiff’s
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Data innovation helps businesses thrive

Posted on 9 July 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Cardiff’s Data Innovation Accelerator (DIA) was set up to respond to demand from small companies in Wales to access the University’s expertise in data science research. The Accelerator staff team launched the project in June. Catherine Roderick, DIA Project Manager in the School of Computer Science & Informatics, explains how the DIA works. “How do
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Bridging the CS Gap

Posted on 26 June 2019 by Heath Jeffries

ICS supports future materials and devices The Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) is bridging the gap between academia and industry while promoting the research and development of Compound Semiconductor (CS) devices in South Wales. Here, ICS Managing Director, Professor Peter Smowton, explains how ICS is transforming the industry landscape. “Compound semiconductors (CS) are a vital
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Campus recruits Student Ambassadors

Posted on 10 June 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Student volunteers from diverse academic backgrounds have signed up to act as Ambassadors for Cardiff University’s new Innovation Campus. Nuzha Nadeem, Luke Morgan and Jack Collard have teamed up with Bouygues UK and Cardiff University to share their experiences on site as the project develops over the next two years. They are among five student
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