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Our innovation partners

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

Our innovators work across all sectors – from social sciences, the arts and humanities through to medical, physical and life sciences. Our partnerships span the public and private spheres to shape public services, the NHS, and the science of semiconductors and chemical change, to name just a few.

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Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales

Working together to boost collaboration across Higher Education and the Heritage sector in Wales.

Cardiff Capital Region Challenge Fund

A £10m Challenge Fund programme to find, develop and scale innovative solutions to major societal challenges.


Clinical Innovation Accelerator

Clinical Innovation Cardiff (CLiC) is a creative partnership for better patient healthcare and wealth creation in Wales.

Compound Semiconductor Centre

Compound Semiconductor Centre is Europe's new home for next generation compound semiconductor technologies.

Creative Economy

We are working with others to make Cardiff a capital of creativity.

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Data Nation Accelerator

Building a resilient data nation, for Wales and beyond.

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Innovative Future Services

We’ve partnered with Monmouthshire County Council and Y Lab to build capacity for innovation across public services in Wales

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Office for National Statistics (ONS)

A five year strategic partnership which will have broad regional impact.

Siemens Healthineers

Cardiff University and Siemens Healthineers forge strategic alliance.

National Software Academy

National Software Academy

A centre of excellence for software engineering education in Wales and part of the School of Computer Sciences and Informatics.

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Welsh Wound Innovation Centre

The Welsh Wound Innovation Centre (WWIC) is the first national wound healing centre world-wide and is the flagship facility for clinical innovation in Wales.


Y Lab

Y Lab is the public services innovation lab for Wales, led by Cardiff University.