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£50m for Cardiff Compound Semiconductor Catapult

8 January 2016

A new £50m UK national Catapult to develop and build next generation Compound Semiconductor (CS) technologies will be spearheaded by Cardiff University and Cardiff-based CS specialists IQE.

3D printed material for helmets

Material to prevent brain injuries backed by NFL

16 December 2015

Novel 3D-printed material developed by University researchers receives funding in NFL-backed Head Health Challenge

Bio Wales 2016

BioWales 2016

14 December 2015

University named title sponsor for flagship life sciences event

CSC launch Cardiff

Bid launched to create world’s first Compound Semiconductor cluster

27 November 2015

A partnership between industry and academia to create the world’s first Compound Semiconductor technology cluster has been launched in Wales

IQE plc Headquarters Building exterior Cardiff, UK

World’s first Compound Semiconductor cluster launches in Westminster

18 November 2015

Partnership between industry and academia formally launched

innovation award for gold catalyst

Global innovation award for gold catalyst

9 November 2015

Cardiff Catalysis Institute picks up global award for developing a pioneering new catalyst to manufacture vinyl chloride

University of the year

Cardiff wins ‘University of the Year’

5 November 2015

Cardiff University scooped four prizes – including University of the Year – at last night’s Business and Education Partnerships Awards

Cubric scanner 7T

Wales’s most powerful MRI scanner arrives

2 November 2015

New £6M scanner to detect disease inside the brain

A close up photo of the top corner of the Hadyn Ellis Building

National recognition for research building

20 October 2015

Hadyn Ellis Building is runner up for its innovative design in national awards.

Cardiff named ‘Excellence Centre’ in Precision Medicine Catapult

16 October 2015

Cardiff has been named a ‘Centre of Excellence’ in a network of hubs to develop precision medicine across the UK