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.

Professor Colin Riordan

Our vision

We aim to tackle the scientific, economic and policy challenges of the future.

Innovation Campus

Transforming our built environment to support a shift in our research and innovation activities.

Professor Graham Hutchings in CCI lab

Our innovators

Innovators work at the heart of our cutting-edge research to produce benefits for the economy, society and the environment.

Our partnerships

We work with a range of partners to turn research questions into real world answers.

News

Spark

Find and fund innovation ‘hot spots’ to boost Welsh economy

28 June 2017

Experts call for better business-university partnerships.

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Detecting riots with Twitter

26 June 2017

Cardiff University research shows that events from the London riots in 2011 could be automatically detected over an hour quicker than they were reported to the police

I&I 2017 People's Choice

Firefighter’s helmet camera study wins Innovation Award

26 June 2017

Research exposes commanders’ reliance on intuition under pressure.

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The Centre of Education Innovation

We work closely with our academics to support learning and teaching innovation in the University.