Business and Community Engagement

Building relationships with industry

The College of Science works closely with new and expanding business enabling access to a wealth of knowledge, research development expertise and facilities from across the disciplines of Biology, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics and Physics.

If you feel we could assist your company, please contact the College of Science Director of Knowledge Economy - Dr Geoff Proffitt who will ensure that your enquiry is directed to the best research team available.

Dr Geoff Proffitt

Director of Knowledge Economy
Swansea University
Singleton Park
Wales, UK
work voice +44 (0)1792 205678 ext 4510
Proffitt, G.

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Algal Biotechnology for Wales


The Algal KTC is able to support a range of enterprises. Find out more about the types of businesses we work with and some of our current collaborative projects.

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Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research


Operating from state-of-the-art controlled environment facilities, the CSAR team carries out research and technological development, training and advice on behalf of commercial farmers / aquaculture...

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SEACAMS at Swansea


SEACAMS is a strategic development project to integrate research and business opportunities around the coast of Wales.

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S4 - Swansea Science Summer School

S4 - Swansea Science Summer School (logo)

S4 is a WG/HEFCW funded inclusivity project which will offer a five-day science programme to Year 12 pupils in June 2013 at the College of Science in Swansea University.

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Dartford Warbler Research

Dartford Warbler

Masters student Hannah Meinertzhagen summarises the findings of her study, and the benefit she got from partnering with industry professionals. The project was supported by BSG Ecology through the Access to Masters Scheme.

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Centre for NanoHealth

Clean room

The Centre for NanoHealth (CNH) at Swansea University combines nanotechnology with medical science to provide opportunities to benefit patients, healthcare providers and the healthcare industry both across Wales and globally. 

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EnAlgae aims to reduce CO2 emissions and dependency on unsustainable energy sources in North West Europe. Project participants will also benefit from financial and political support and through the exchange of...

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Software Alliance Wales


Software Alliance Wales creates a platform for ICT and Software professionals and Academics to network and share best practice, promoting Wales as a key driving force in Software Development.

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Soapbox Science


Soapbox Science focusses on women at the forefront of science and technology from all over Wales talking about their research to raise the profile of women in STEM subjects...

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  • Please contact Dr Geoff Proffitt, Director of Knowledge Economy, College of Science, or telephone 01792 205678 and ask for extension 4510