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Companies pay the price for remaining in Russia

Companies pay the price for remaining in Russia

Posted on 5 April 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

In the early hours of Thursday, 24 February 2022, Russia began its invasion of Ukraine. Against this backdrop, many international businesses operating in the Russian market chose to cut ties […]

sbarc|spark ‘will support innovation and job security’

sbarc|spark ‘will support innovation and job security’

Posted on 29 March 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

sbarc|spark has a key role to play in colocating researchers under one roof to generate new ideas and fresh avenues of research, says Professor Chris Taylor, Director of SPARK – […]

SPARKing Wales’ future innovation strategy

SPARKing Wales’ future innovation strategy

Posted on 21 March 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

The Learned Society of Wales (LSW) is convening a programme of activities to help inform and improve innovation policies and practices in Wales. The role of science parks in innovation […]

sbarc|spark opens new doors

sbarc|spark opens new doors

Posted on 2 March 2022 by Heath Jeffries

A new flagship centre where ideas ignite invention has opened its doors. sbarc|spark – Cardiff’s #HomeofInnovation - brings together researchers, entrepreneurs, student start-ups and academic spinouts in a state-of-the-art building […]

Sparking connectivity

Sparking connectivity

Posted on 21 February 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff’s new sbarc|spark hub will bring together researchers to connect across social science research disciplines to create new ways of working. Professor Sally Power, WISERD, recently published a paper examining […]

Switching to Cardiff innovations

Switching to Cardiff innovations

Posted on 17 January 2022 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff University helps businesses thrive by sharing academic knowhow. A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is one of the best ways for organisations to innovate and grow. KTPs link a business […]

2021 – Connecting, Collaborating, Creating

2021 – Connecting, Collaborating, Creating

Posted on 20 December 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff University’s work to turn research into real-world remedies for society’s pressing problems continued apace in 2021. New teams were assembled, buildings delivered, deals done, awards won. Here, we look […]

Delivering for Welsh research and innovation

Delivering for Welsh research and innovation

Posted on 13 December 2021 by Peter Rawlinson

Cardiff University is a critical driver of the economy of Wales. Our excellent research stimulates collaboration with business, promotes economic growth and job creation, improves wellbeing and health outcomes, and engages and supports communities.  Professor Kim Graham, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation and Enterprise sets […]

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 […]

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 […]