We have a thriving innovation culture and excel in connecting industry, business, and government with our academics, nurturing student entrepreneurship and championing grass-roots business development.
We are experts at turning our world-leading research into commercial success, with 85 percent of all IP income in Wales generated by the University.
Ranked in the top 5 UK Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) for the number of knowledge transfer programmes, our innovations and expertise have helped manufacturing and businesses, medical and healthcare sectors and the cultural industries improve their performance, processes and sustainability.
Since inception, our innovative partnership with Fusion IP has led to more than £40M investment in Cardiff University spinouts. Our talented, enterprising graduates have established more than 270 start-up companies in the last three years, making us the first Higher HEI in Wales and sixth in the UK for the level of graduate start-ups.