Guest post: Linda Hazzard – Living with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Posted on 8 November 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Linda Hazzard won the ‘People’s Choice’ Social Media Competition at Cardiff’s 20th Innovation and Impact Awards earlier this year. A former local government employee from Weston-Super-Mare, Linda voted for Cardiff University spinout TeloNostiX, crowned ‘People’s Choice’ thanks to overwhelming public support. The company has developed a tool that helps clinicians and patients understand the likely
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Peter Williams Memorial Symposium

Posted on 17 October 2018 by Nishtha Agarwal

We are all very excited to hear the news that ground has been broken for the new building for Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI). Many of the team are involved in final design questions for the labs, offices and the lecture theatre. But while we wait for the new facilities to arrive CCI activities continue. This
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Case Study – Qioptiq

Posted on 11 October 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Cardiff University expertise helped the North Wales company Qioptiq win an £82m defence contract, creating and safeguarding jobs. Experts from Cardiff Business School spent two years developing a toolset to improve Denbighshire-based Qioptiq’s inventory forecasting operations. The collaboration and knowhow helped the company secure a six-year deal with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to service night visions equipment. And it
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Urban Innovation

Posted on 8 October 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Professors Rick Delbridge and Kevin Morgan visited Canada to explore the changing role of universities and cities in urban innovation networks. The cities of Ottawa and Toronto are both trying to develop ’urban innovation platforms’, which involves a variety of organisations working together to create a local ‘innovation ecosystem’. An innovation ecosystem describes the large
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Guest Post – Bula Batiki Update

Posted on 4 October 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Callum Drummond is a Cardiff University graduate and founder of Bula Batiki, raw Fijian coconut oil. Callum, along with co-founder Ellis Williams set up the business after experiencing the struggle to generate an income on the remote island of Batiki, while on a volunteering expedition with Think Pacific. They wanted to do something that could
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Guest Post – HOK: Designing the Translational Research Facility

Posted on 28 September 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Great universities are more than centres of learning and research. They are innovation engines that drive the development of new products, processes and services that go beyond business. They embrace charities, not-for-profits, public sector organisations and government to transform our local communities and the world. Cardiff University’s innovations are drawing international awareness, investment and jobs.
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