Cardiff Business School

The Cambridge Cluster – lessons of obliquity, serendipity and proximity on the road to innovation

Posted on 2 May 2019 by Heath Jeffries

Professor Rick Delbridge spent last Michaelmas Term as Visiting Fellow at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge. As Cardiff University Dean of Research, Innovation and Enterprise, Professor Delbridge had the opportunity to view the Cambridge regional innovation ecosystem or ‘cluster,’ and to speak openly with a wide cross-section of cluster participants. Here, he writes about
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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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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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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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