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Innovation Case Studies

​​​​​​​​​Below are a number of case studies showcasing how we work with business.​​






​Collaborative project partnership between Cardiff Metropolitan University, Yard and Cardiff City Council 

The DAPTEC project was a collaborative partnership between Cardiff Metropolitan University, Yard and Cardiff Council that worked on physicalising data from Flat Holm Island. 

“The collaboration between the data science experts and the creative technologists was crucial on this project.” Dr. Fiona Caroll, Cardiff School of Technologies, Cardiff Metropolitan University.

“.. for us, having a collaborative project with a number of different partners helped to achieve the aims of the project.” Natalie Taylor, Team Leader: Environment, Groundwater, Contracts, Community Liaison & Flat Holm, The City of Cardiff Council. 


For information on ways your business can collaborate with Cardiff Met with a number of funded opportunities explained  please click here on our 'Collaborate with us' page.




​​Knowledge Transfer Partnership between Cardiff Metropolitan University and Seven Oaks Modular 

In this case study Charlotte Hale, Operations Director, Seven Oaks Modular talks about the Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University and how it has been crucial in their innovation startegy and in helping them achieve innovation in anything they do. 

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SMARTCymru & SMART Partnership between Cardiff Metropolitan University and Agile Kinetic

In this case study Peter Bishop, Founder of Agile Kinetic,  talks about how SMARTCymru funding followed by a SMART Partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University gave them the capabilities that they wouldn't have had otherwise. 

Dr Thanuja Mallikarachchi, Program Director for BSc (Hons) Computer Science also describes how the Research & Innovation Services team at Cardiff Metropolitan University can support small businesses. 

For information on ways your business can collaborate with Cardiff Met with a number of funded opportunities explained including the SMART Partnership please click here on our 'Collaborate with us' page.



​SMART Partnership & Knowledge Transfer Partnership graded 'Very Good' between Cardiff Metropolitan University and Zest 

In this case study Rhys Hughes, Director of P & A Group of Companies, talks about how a Welsh Government funded SMART Partnership followed by a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University helped them reach their industrial design goals and has given the company the confidence to become market leader in the garden products sector. 

The KTP has recently been graded 'Very Good' which has put it in the top 40%  of all KTP projects. 

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​Knowledge Transfer Partnership between Cardiff Metropolitan University and Window Cleaning Warehouse

In this case study Stephen Fox, Founder and Director of the Window Cleaning Warehouse, talks about how a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University helped them reach their industrial design goals, giving them a competitive edge in the marketplace. The KTP gave them the platform and support to develop new products for an international market, expanding their business with a year on year turnover increase in the region of 25%.

This Knowledge Transfer Partnership won the Insider Business and Education Partnership Award in 2017. 

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​Knowledge Transfer Partnership between Cardiff Metropolitan University and Yard Digital

In this video Paul Newbury, Director and Co-Founder of Yard, talks about how innovation is key to the success of their business. The KTP model attracted Yard because what they wanted to achieve was complex and risky but with the backing of the KTP funding and the valuable Cardiff Met knowledge and expertise, the risks were minimised and they were able to keep their business at the forefront of the marketplace. Paul explains “There are few better ways to achieve innovation than by collaborating in the way we have with Cardiff Met.”

This KTP received Grade A award by Innovate UK follow this link below to read more. 

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