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Meet Team sbarc|spark!

Meet Team sbarc|spark!

Posted on 6 December 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

A unique centre of innovation that puts ideas to work is on its way. sbarc|spark has been described as ‘society’s new superlab.’ It brings together Cardiff University experts and entrepreneurs […]

CSconnected – driving jobs, creating prosperity

CSconnected – driving jobs, creating prosperity

Posted on 1 December 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

The role of the world’s first Compound Semiconductor cluster in driving jobs growth, exports and economic prosperity has been centre stage at the CBI’s Annual Conference. Professor Max Munday, Cardiff […]

Arriving in SPARK: Y Lab’s next chapter

Arriving in SPARK: Y Lab’s next chapter

Posted on 29 November 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Y Lab (Welsh for ‘the lab’) is Cardiff University’s public services innovation lab for Wales. Their purpose is to support Welsh public services to address societal challenges, which they achieve by […]

Remaking a Difference

Remaking a Difference

Posted on 1 November 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

How can Wales contribute to ‘net zero’ carbon by 2050? Tackling climate change by reducing carbon emissions and cutting consumption are central to this week’s UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. When RemakerSpace opens this winter, it will help bridge the gap between industry and education – […]

Join us in society’s new ‘superlab’

Join us in society’s new ‘superlab’

Posted on 27 October 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

A unique centre of innovation that puts ideas to work is on its way. sbarc | spark has been described as ‘society’s new superlab.’ It brings together Cardiff University experts […]

Fighting disease with surface science

Fighting disease with surface science

Posted on 18 October 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Surface science is the study of how layers of atoms interact at the surface of materials. Experts from Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) have recently been awarded funding that will enable them to apply […]

SETsquared & Cardiff to grow success

SETsquared & Cardiff to grow success

Posted on 27 September 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff University has joined SETsquared – the world’s number one university business incubator. The collaboration will help turn research, spin-outs and start-ups into thriving businesses. Here, Simon Bond, Innovation Direction at SETsquared and Dr David Bembo, Cardiff’s Director of Research & Innovation Services, discuss the partnership […]

KTPs – partnerships for prosperity 

KTPs – partnerships for prosperity 

Posted on 20 September 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Now is the perfect time for Welsh companies to get involved with Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP).  The outbreak of COVID-19 led Welsh Government to support organisations in recovery by uplifting their grant to 75% for Welsh SMEs who apply for the programme […]

A taste of milk&sugar

A taste of milk&sugar

Posted on 9 September 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Independent café group, milk&sugar, will provide hospitality in Cardiff’s landmark sbarc | spark building, fuelling great ideas. Here, the group’s owner, Tim Corrigan, explains why he’s delighted to be opening the company’s sixth Cardiff outlet […]

MAGMA – a magnet for Innovation

MAGMA – a magnet for Innovation

Posted on 31 August 2021 by Heath Jeffries

Cardiff University’s newly refurbished state-of-the-art MAGMA (Magnetic Materials and Applications) laboratories are now open for collaborative research and industrial projects in the School of Engineering. MAGMA Research Associate and lab […]