​Cardiff Metropolitan University is an industry-focused University having over many years built enduring mutually beneficial relationships with local, national and international businesses. We are particularly proud of our track record of supporting SMEs. The following press releases/articles showcase examples of recent collaborations and their successful outcomes:

Cardiff Met set to deliver multiple projects to boost skills across Wales

Cardiff Metropolitan University has been successful in securing eight projects through the UK’s Shared Prosperity Fund to boost vital skills and support businesses in local authorities across Wales, which will run until March 2025. Read more.

Student awarded for research which aims to improve outcome for kidney transplant patients​

A Cardiff Metropolitan University student has been awarded for research in collaboration with Kidney Wales that focused on ​finding a new method to detect a virus called HCMV, which could lead to a reduction in future complications for kidney transplant patients in Wales. Read more.

How Cardiff Met Can Help Keep Businesses Innovative and Competitive in an Economic Crisis 

At Cardiff Metropolitan University, we've joined forces with businesses across all sectors to share our knowledge and facilities to optimise their products and services.  Read more.

Setting up my own Nutrition business with the help from The Centre for Entrepreneurship at Cardiff Met

If you're dreaming of creating your own business or are already an entrepreneur. This is your sign. What better time to live your dream of becoming an enterprise founder than with the full support of the team behind Cardiff Met's Centre for Entrepreneurship.  Read more. 

Cardiff Metropolitan University leads the way to develop a new and innovative Life saving Device to Monitor and Treat Heart Failure Patients

For the past 10 years, cardiovascular researchers from Cardiff Met, together with collaborating cardiology partners at the world-leading Columbia University Medical Centre, New York Presbyterian Hospital, have made it their business to work together to better understand the blood flow and pressure profiles associated with reisk to LVAD patients.  Read more.

Developing A Partnership Between Industry and Academia

Matthew Taylor, Director of Innovation spoke with Business News Wales about the relationship with Manufacturing Wales and how the partnership has been beneficial to the University. Read more. 

The Success of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Karl Couch, Business Liaison Officer spoke with Business News Wales about the Knowledge Transfer Partnership at the Unversity and a case study from the partnership with Manufacturing Wales. Read more. 

Window Cleaning Warehouse

Vale of Glamorgan based Window Cleaning Warehouse has quadrupled staff numbers and more than trebled turnover, thanks in part, to three Knowledge Transfer Partnerships with Cardiff Metropolitan University. Read more.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP): a Beneficial Business Boost for Businesses 

Business News Wales detail how companies can improve their chance of success.  Read more

Pioneering more efficient and acurate digital prosthetics through computer-aided technologies.

Maxillofacial Prosthetists, Reconstructive Scientists and Dental Technicians are dedicated to reconstructing head and neck, and body defects following trauma, disease or congenial abnormality. Read more.

Rendering technology improves the field of view 
Read how Fovotc has developed new rendering technology to provide more realistic, expanded views of 3d spaces. Read more here on page 20. 

Cardiff Met included in Chambers Wales journal "Informed" 

Chambers Wales highlight Cardiff Met's KTP with Odoni-Elwell read more

Paving the way for sustainable homes and business through academic partnership

Academics at Cardiff Metropolitan University have joined forces with Sevenoaks Modular (SOM) to lead Wales’ sustainable offsite manufactured (OSM) housebuilding revolution. Read more

SMART Partnership - Business Butler and Cardiff Met

Welsh tech start-up creates one of the UK’s first intelligent business chatbots, thanks to Welsh Government innovation support. Read more

Best of the Best Awards 2021

Cardiff Met Design and Manufacturing Engineer named a Future Leader in the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships Best of the Best Awards 2021. Read more

HUG by LAUGH Launch Event 

HUG™ is a playful device with a soft, tactile body and weighted arms that wrap around a person to give the sensation of both giving and receiving a hug, or ‘cwtch’. Electronics replicate a heartbeat, and each HUG™ can be programmed to play a personalised playlist of sounds.  


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