business

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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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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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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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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