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Case studies

This section enables you to find out how Welsh businesses have benefited from Innovation support and industrial collaboration with universities.

Abriox Ltd
Abriox Limited
Newport-based Abriox Ltd., a leading pioneer in remote monitoring, is expanding its international sales thanks to Welsh Government funding.
AD-OAT Project
AD-OAT Project
A collaboration of academics and industrial partners has led the development of a novel poultry feed ingredient with predicted significant market value, set to provide both economic benefits to the
Adwell Foods
Adwell Foods - Welsh Brew Tea
Adwell Foods was set up in 1993 in Mumbles on the Gower Peninsula to manufacture and sell a range of products for the hot drinks market.
Alchemy Expo
Alchemy Expo
Cardiff-based Alchemy Expo, a leading pioneer in corporate exhibition display solutions, is set to expand its services worldwide.
Analysis Pro
Analysis Pro
Llanelli-based video analysis consultancy experts, AnalysisPro Ltd, have developed a unique, high quality filming software that has revolutionised performance analysis, expanding the company’s serv
Bangor University BioComposites Centre
Bangor University BioComposites Centre
Welsh academics and industrial partners have come together to develop a new wood treatment method which is set to grow the Welsh timber industry.
Bangor University Seaweed Cultivation
Bangor University Seaweed Cultivation
Welsh academics and industrial partners are set to access a global seaweed market worth £4 billion after discovering the huge economic value of seaweed in the cosmetic and food industries.
Brick Fabrication
Brick Fabrication KTP
Pontypool based building manufacturer Brick Fabrication has doubled staff numbers and turnover thanks in part to a Knowledge Transfer Partnership
Concrete canvas
Concrete canvas
Concrete canvas Ltd manufacture a ground breaking material technology that allows concrete to be used in completely new way.
Diurnal
Diurnal
Launched as a virtual enterprise to address the lack of lifelong treatments for diseases caused by hormone imbalances, Diurnal is now set to access a worldwide market worth over £200million a year.
Electronica Products Ltd
Electronica Products Ltd
Electronica Products Ltd specialises in the design of electric motors and generators. It also supplies electronic parts to leading manufacturers in aviation and consumer electronics.
Epigen
Epigen
Epigen’ is an academic and industry collaboration helping two Welsh companies gain access to a global market worth around £50million.
Ex Veritas
Ex Veritas
Ex Veritas, a small private company providing Explosive Atmosphere Certification, Safety (ATEX) and CE Certification, for major blue chip companies worldwide is set to increase its turnover by more
Haemaflow Ltd
Haemaflow Ltd
Haemaflow was established privately in 2008 as a spin-out from Swansea technology firm Haemair Ltd.
Invertek Drives
Invertek Drives
Invertek Drives is a global leader in the design and manufacture of variable speed drives used to control the speed of electric motors of applications in conveyor, heating, ventilation, pumping and
iViTi Lighting
iViTi Lighting Ltd
iViTi Lighting was founded in 2011 to create LED lighting solutions to challenge the conventional lighting market.
Jones Environmental
Jones Environmental
Welsh business Jones Envrionmental tell their story
KIGG and University of South Wales KTP
KIGG and University of South Wales KTP Case Study
Established in Sully near Cardiff in 2005, KIGG Ltd designs and manufactures electricity Smart Meters, which send electronic meter readings to the energy supplier automatically, and provides subseq
Laser Micromachining Ltd
Laser Micromachining Ltd
Created as a joint-venture company with Bangor University, Laser Micromachining Ltd (LML) has been progressively growing in North Wales.
MC Diagnostics
MC Diagnostics
MC Diagnostics Ltd., a specialist molecular diagnostics company, has been able to expand its product offering thanks to Welsh Government funding.
MedaPhor
MedaPhor
MedaPhor was created by Cardiff University academics to help ultrasound trainees get vital hands-on experience before meeting their first patients.
Princes Gate Water
Princes Gate Water
Knowledge Transfer Centre puts the sparkle back into Princes Gate Water.
Enduro
Project Enduro
Project Enduro grew from a concept into a commercial venture that is set to transform the world of mountain biking across the globe.
Reefshotz and Algal Biotech KTC
Reefshotz and Algal Biotech KTC
Reefshotz is a commercial venture set up by marine hobbyists to address the lack of quality live fish food and is now set to access a UK market worth an estimated £400million.
Riskmonitor
Riskmonitor
Riskmonitor, a statutory compliance consultancy based in Llantrisant, is set to expand its services worldwide thanks to the redevelopment of its innovative risk assessment programme.
Simulity Labs Limited
Simulity Labs Limited
Simulity Labs Limited provides Smart Card solutions to the wireless telecommunications industry in every continent, a global market worth £4billion.
SPECIFIC
SPECIFIC
SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre transforms buildings into power stations by enabling them to generate, store and release their own energy.
Spectrum
Spectrum
Launched as a subsidiary in 1989 after British Aerospace (BAE Systems) developed the first ever ultraviolet (UV) wire marker, Spectrum Technologies PLC is the world's market leader in laser wire ma
Splice-Cast
Splice Cast Ltd
Leading designer and producer of plastic injection moulding, Splice Cast Ltd., has expanded its product offering and opened up new markets with help from Welsh Government funding.  
Super Rod Ltd
Super Rod Ltd
Super Rod Ltd designs, manufactures and markets labour saving tools for cable installation professionals in the data, telecoms and audio visual industries.
Tectonic International
Tectonic International
Tectonic International was founded in 1993 to provide high quality, bespoke printing solutions to industry.
The R&D Factory Ltd
The R&D Factory Ltd
The R&D Factory was set up with the goal of profiting from innovation. Now it is set to access the global plastics market worth $180 billion.
Unimaq Ltd
Unimaq Ltd
Wrexham firm Unimaq Ltd, a global leader in the design and development of drinks can 'decorator' equipment, is set to double its 50-strong workforce within five years and retain a firm foothold in
We Predict Ltd
We Predict Ltd
Formed in 2009 with help from the Welsh Government, We Predict has since grown into a global leader in predictive analytics, predominantly serving the automotive industry.
Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating
Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating
Swansea based Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, is one of the World's leading centres for research and development of printing and coating processes.
WriteMedia
WriteMedia
Pembrokeshire-based WriteMedia, a leading software development company, has created an innovative athlete management software application that has revolutionised the complex and varying training ne
Zip-Clip
Zip-Clip
Award-winning Mid Wales manufacturer Zip-Clip plans to increase productivity and its product range further after switching its attentions from the UK to a global market worth more than £30million.