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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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The Rise of the Innovation Campus

Posted on 13 September 2018 by Professor Kevin Morgan

Popular histories tend to explain innovation in terms of heroic entrepreneurs – like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, James Dyson and the like – who triumph over adversity. Although there is a grain of truth in these accounts, they are also wide of the mark because they convey a totally misleading picture of the innovation process.
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Research, Innovation and Enterprise at Cardiff University

Posted on 13 September 2018 by Professor Kim Graham

Innovation – the development of new solutions to challenging problems – is at the heart of Cardiff University’s research.  Throughout every building, and every lab, our researchers innovate, creating new methods, knowledge and solutions vital for addressing societal needs, such as healthier ageing, clean energy and transport systems, food and water security, and safe societies.
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