Business News and Features
26 November 2019How SPECIFIC at Swansea University can help businesses save money and the environment
One of the greatest challenges facing businesses today is to find ways of working more sustainably in line with global concerns. Swansea University is at the forefront of developing sustainable technologies that can help put your business ahead of the competition, saving money and the environment.
23 October 2019What is the Circular Economy and what does it mean for your organisation?
As the world aims to move towards a more sustainable approach to resource management the ‘Circular economy’ is often cited. The concept means different things to many people so here Dr Gavin Bunting, Deputy Director for Innovation and Engagement in the College of Engineering explores what the Circular Economy is, what role Swansea University is playing to develop the concept in Wales and how you can implement the principles into your organisation.
15 October 2019Swansea University to work with French Science and Technology Institute in European Tech for Good pledge
The Digital Economy Research Centre at Swansea University has recently announced a pivotal cross-Channel Partnership with the French Research Institute for Computer Science and Automation (Inria), based in Grenoble, to promote science and innovation excellence in human-centric technologies.
8 October 2019ION Leadership - Where have all the years gone?
To celebrate 10 years of developing extraordinary leaders, Ceri D. Jones, Director of Research, Engagement & Innovation Services (REIS) shares his thoughts on the programme that he supported in the transition to Wales from the North West of England.
17 September 2019Swansea University collaborates with GE Healthcare to characterise and develop anti-cancer therapies
Four years of collaboration between Swansea University and GE Healthcare has advanced the treatment of ovarian cancer by allowing detailed analysis of drugs designed to target the disease. The collaboration with GE Healthcare began in 2015 with GE Healthcare providing advanced analysis equipment called a BiacoreTM T200, which measures binding interactions between molecules, allowing researchers at Swansea to perform fast and detailed analysis of ADCs.
15 September 2019Oriel Science: showcasing science in the community
Swansea University is pioneering a new way for the University and local businesses to connect with the community through science. Oriel Science, the UK’s first university-run, research-led science centre, is designed as a place where researchers and the community can converge, and where passers-by can get up close with research.
5 September 2019How steel innovation at Swansea is boosting industry
For nearly 100 years, Swansea University has been applying its academic expertise to the metal industries. This is a new era for steel, and our research and input is more crucial than ever. We are working hand in hand with key players, including Tata Steel, to solve today’s industry challenges and discover new opportunities.
24 July 2019Eco-Friendly Events
Swansea University is proudly ranked 9th in the ‘University Green League’ and we pay close attention to our outputs when it comes to facilitating events. From reducing the use of paper, to considerate catering and encouraging sustainable travel, there are a number of things we can do to make the events we organise greener. Discover our top tips for ensuring the events you organise are more sustainable.
16 July 2019New Swansea University scheme inspires Welsh businesses to innovate
Swansea University’s School of Management is rolling out a project across Wales to support businesses through the product development process. The ‘Developing Innovation Performance of Firms and Supply Chain Clusters’ (DIPFSCC) programme helps businesses of any size to develop new products or services, and can also introduce businesses to funds that can support their new product or service development, including testing, industrial research and commercialisation.
16 July 2019Healthcare tech project wants to work with businesses to push forward innovative ideas
Swansea University Medical School is a top 3 UK Medical School and is committed to ensuring the research, innovation and expertise within the School is used to prevent ill health, develop better treatments and be at the forefront of new technologies which can be used to improve care in the NHS. The School is currently leading a technology project that will help speed up health innovation in Wales and businesses are encouraged to be a part of it.
9 July 2019Encouraging the next generation of entrepreneurs
At Swansea University we encourage all our students to act upon their entrepreneurial flair to enhance their own experience while with us and increase their employment opportunities when they graduate. Recently a group of students took part in a Hackathon in collaboration with Swansea City Football Club, aiming to come up with a technological innovation that could drive new or increased revenue.
18 June 2019Building on our strengths for the future
Ceri Jones, Director of Swansea University’s Research, Engagement and Innovation Services (REIS) talks about the University’s plans in light of BREXIT, reaching new milestones, and our commitment to our partners and stakeholders.
27 May 2019Swansea University LINC: one year on
To facilitate organisational growth within South West Wales and beyond, a new engagement network, Swansea LINC was launched in 2018. Having organised a diverse series of informative networking events and distributed regular communications, this initiative has already generated significant opportunities for collaboration and is going from strength-to-strength. Here James Pack, from the University's Research, Engagement and Innovation Services team, takes an opportunity to reflect on LINC one year on.