Laura Kendrick

Laura Kendrick


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Cardiff Innovation Campus – Construction Update

Posted on 7 March 2019 by Laura Kendrick

Piling is complete on the Cardiff Innovation Campus site on Maindy Road and a tower crane is now on site, signalling the start of construction of the concrete frame. During January Bouygues UK were joined by a Go Wales placement student. Abdi worked hands-on with the teams and had the opportunity to experience what it’s
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How a KTP changed my life

Posted on 27 February 2019 by Laura Kendrick

Dr Maria Rubiano-Saavedra has been working on a successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership project between Cardiff University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and market leader GAMA Healthcare. GAMA Healthcare specialises in developing and manufacturing antimicrobial products. The world leader developed the first universal disinfectant wipe available in the UK under the Clinell brand. Maria came
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Cardiff entrepreneur’s VR success

Posted on 17 January 2019 by Laura Kendrick

George Bellwood is a third year Business Management (Marketing) student at Cardiff University and is the Founder/Director of Virtus Tech. For me the idea of becoming an entrepreneur came from a lecture, I saw an opportunity to change the online experience for users and took it. Virtus Tech is a new tech start-up company which
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Cardiff Innovation Campus – Education and engagement with Bouygues UK

Posted on 9 January 2019 by Laura Kendrick

Guest post – Nick Toulson, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Advisor, Bouygues UK  Education Interactions during the Construction Phase As with any major construction project, community benefits are now either a client requirement or a key performance indicator. Cardiff Innovation Campus (CIC) is no different in this respect with educational interaction forming a key part of
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Qioptiq – A KTP success story

Posted on 3 January 2019 by Laura Kendrick

Cardiff University expertise helped 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 study was made possible thanks to a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) co-funded by Welsh Government, the Engineering and Physical
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The science behind Cardiff’s space-age scanner

Posted on 20 December 2018 by Laura Kendrick

A super-sensitive passenger scanner that reveals hidden security threats has been trialled at Cardiff Airport. The walk-through device applies space technology to image human body heat. The result of a collaboration between Sequestim Ltd and Cardiff University scientists, the technology can distinguish between threats and non-threats without the need for passengers to keep still or
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Event: Yīn and Yáng: Investing in Today for a Better Tomorrow – Lord John Bird MBE

Posted on 22 November 2018 by Laura Kendrick

Thursday 6 December 2018 18:30 – 20:15 Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, is pleased to welcome The Big Issue founder and crossbench peer, Lord Bird MBE, to deliver the inaugural Well-being of Future Generations Commissioner for Wales’ Annual Lecture. As a prominent anti-poverty campaigner and keen supporter of the work of the first Future Generations
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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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