Swansea University at BioWales 1st & 2nd March 2016

BioWales is the flagship event for the life sciences sector in Wales, and one of the UK’s leading life science conferences. Now in its 14th year, the event is returning to the Wales Millennium Centre on 1-2 March 2016. 

The theme of this year’s event is Connect and Collaborate, reflecting the unique platform that the conference provides for attendees to develop international connections and partnering opportunities. 

BioWales 2016 builds on Wales’ collaborative strength, bringing together industry experts, life science investors and international networks, focussing on the interaction between business, academia and healthcare.

Swansea University are proud to be Gold Sponsors for a third year running and will again play a key part in this year’s conference. 

Exhibiting this year are...

Medical School

Medical School, Institute of Life Science

Swansea University Medical School is dedicated to delivering education, research and innovation in partnership with industry and the NHS.  The Institute of Life Science (ILS) houses the research and innovation activity of the school, which is over 12,000 square metres of state-of-the-art research and business space. The ILS is home to a thriving company cluster.

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School of Management

School of Management

The School of Management is one of the UK’s top providers of management, finance and economic research and education. Mission is to drive forward the global economy by delivering world-leading research and educational programmes. The School aims to build life-long connections to the research community, industrial supporters and students through embedded partnership working and alumni relationships. 

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College of Human and Health Sciences

College of Human and Health Sciences

The College of Human and Health Sciences draws together the disciplines of health, nursing, midwifery, social care, social policy and psychology. The mission is to conduct high quality international research that meets the needs of the people of south-west Wales and beyond. The College are the largest provider of health care education in Wales, providing an exciting and dynamic environment in which to study and further an academic or professional career.

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ARCH (A Regional Collaboration for Health) is a unique collaboration project between the three partners of Swansea University, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and Hywel Dda University Health Board.

The programme spans the six local authority areas of Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot and Swansea. 

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Investing for a brighter future

Campus Development

Swansea University has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth, and has achieved our ambition to be a top 30 research university, soaring up the Research Excellence Framework league tables to 26th in the UK 2014 from 52nd in 2008


Our Vision…..

To be a research led University of international quality

Our Aims…….

  • To develop our International reputation for Research, teaching and collaboration
  • To be one of World’s top 2% of Universities
  • To equip our Students for personal and professional achievement
  • To be a powerhouse for growth in the local economy.

Click here for full details on plans for our campus development.

British Science Festival 2016

Swansea University are very excited to be hosting the British Science Festival 2016, from 6 – 9 September. The four-day event is one of Europe’s leading and longest-established science festivals.

The British Science Festival 2016 will focus on an audience of non-specialist adults with a broad interest in science, delivering 100 events, specially curated by the BSA in partnership with Swansea University. World-leading academics from Swansea University and other institutions and organisations across the UK will present, discuss and debate cutting-edge science (across the scientific spectrum including technology, engineering and social sciences) at a range of different events, from talks to performances

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Courses at Swansea

Swansea University offers a wide range of courses. Whether you’re looking for Undergraduate study or Postgraduate Taught Courses or even Research programmes you’ll find the information on our website.

Full details on open days and contact details can be found on the University website


Collaborate 2016 is back and building on the success of last year’s event. The day is again dedicated to celebrating and promoting collaborative projects and partnerships across industry, academia, Government, health boards and other organisations.

Bringing together over 300 representatives from across the region and beyond, the event is hosted by the Swansea University Medical School’s Enterprise and Innovation Team, AHSC, ABM and Hywel Dda University Health Boards.

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Contact Us

Each department above will be exhibiting at BioWales 2016. Come along and meet the team on the Swansea University stand number 24 and 25.

You can also contact us via email; biowales@swansea.ac.uk