Swansea University - Case Studies

Case Studies

Below are a number of case studies from across the University for you to download and view at your convenience. If you have taken part in a project that you would like to see written up into a case study, please contact the Department of Research and Innovation on 01792 602962.

Click on the titles of the below case studies to download the full versions.

Mustang Marine KTP   

Mustang Marine is one of the UK’s leading small shipyards based in the Dockyard, Pembroke Dock.  Mustangs’ portfolio covers workboats, passenger ferries, tugs, pilot boats and patrol craft. Over the past 5 years Mustang Marine has become UK’s leading pilot boat builders with 13% market share

Algal Biotechnology for Wales KTC  

Swansea University’s Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture Research (CSAR) has successfully obtained funding, until Spring 2013, for a Knowledge Transfer Centre: The Algal Biotechnology for Wales KTC. 

PP4SD - a KEF case study

The Swansea University Professional Practice for Sustainable Development (PP4SD) team, in partnership with PP4SD UK and Lantra, the Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land-based sector, has developed higher-level training courses and materials to increase understanding of sustainable development within a business setting. 

Metarhizium - an A4B case study

The Swansea University Professional Practice for Sustainable Development (PP4SD) team, in partnership with PP4SD UK and Lantra, the Sector Skills Council for the environmental and land-based sector, has developed higher-level training courses and materials to increase understanding of sustainable development within a business setting.  “Working with industrial partners meant we could see the real-life effects of the fungal-BCA, and not just those in the laboratory” said Professor Tariq Butt.

WCC - a KEF and ESF case study

The School of Engineering at Swansea University was the leader of the Welsh Composites Consortium (WCC), which was established to collaborate with Welsh SMEs by sharing knowledge, skills and best practice in the use of composite materials.

LEAD Wales - an FP7 European Funding case study

The LEAD Wales programme, announced on 01 July 2009, is designed to develop and enhance the leadership skills of owners of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) located across the Convergence region of West Wales and the Valleys. 

The strategically significant £8 million initiative, to be rolled-out by Swansea University, is backed by the Welsh Assembly Government and £5 million from the European Social Fund (ESF).

DIPLE - an ERDF case study

Director of the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, Dr Tim Claypole has headed up DIPLE – a groundbreaking Digital, Industrial, Packaging, Lean and Environmental printing project in Swansea University’s School of Engineering, since 2004.

Samatrix and the School of Engineering KTP case study

Samatrix Ltd, a waste water and engineering contractor, and Swansea University’s School of Engineering, have recently been awarded a Short Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) – one of the first Short KTPs to be awarded in Wales.