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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.

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Adventa launches unique product ranges worldwide with Welsh Government innovation support.

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Brick Fabrication KTP

Pontypool based building manufacturer Brick Fabrication has doubled staff numbers and turnover thanks in part to a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Cardiff University.


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Construction sector partnership building links in the community

An innovative partnership between a national construction firm, a paint manufacturer, a local authority and a social enterprise.

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Crimson Consultants

Microsoft partner uses innovation funding to push boundaries.


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Dacey Limited

Innovation funding fuels expansion for Welsh orthotics specialist.

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Welsh manufacturer increases workforce and eyes new premises following Welsh Government support.


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DMM International

Hear how DMM accessed WG innovation support for new product development.

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Innovation funding facilitates major contract and drives growth at North Wales aerospace company.

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Elidir Health

Welsh business Elidir Health tell their story.

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Flamgard Calidair

Pontypool-based manufacturer, Flamgard Calidair, is playing a crucial role in the long-term operation to make the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster safe thanks to Welsh Government innovation support.

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GL Jones Playgrounds KTP

GL Jones Playgrounds is a family-led company based in Bethesda, Gwynedd. Employing 16 staff, it specialises in the design and manufacture of high-quality playground equipment – winning awards for excellence and innovation and selling products across the globe.

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Innovation Awards

Innovation Awards marks two decades of inspiring the next generation of creativity.

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IQE plc

International collaboration delivers positive results.

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Laser Wire Solutions

A Welsh company that designs and manufactures laser wire-stripping machines is poised to turnover £4 million in 2017, thanks in part to Welsh Government innovation support.

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Leader Optec

A Welsh fibre-optic cable assembly company is expanding its reach into the US$23 billion global data storage market, thanks to Welsh Government support and funding.

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Welsh business Makefast tell their story.

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Mon Naturals

Welsh Government SMART Partnership facilitates commercialisation of traditional balm



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Natural Resources Wales (NRW)

Case study video of Natural Resources Wales looking at their success following their Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI)

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Qioptiq Ltd

Qioptiq Ltd specialises in the design and manufacture of optical and photonics products

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A small team from North Wales, has developed and patented a construction technique that significantly reduces build times and enhances build quality.

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Welsh business Riversimple tell their story

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RM Group

Welsh business RM Group tell their story

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Ruth Lee

Welsh business Ruth Lee tell their story


SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre transforms buildings into power stations by enabling them to generate, store and release their own energy.

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Sure Chill

Welsh business Sure Chill tell their story.

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Swallow Yachts

Welsh business Swallow Yachts tell their story

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Welsh business TrakCel tells their story. The company was a winner in the Medtech Launchpad in Wales. Since winning the competition Trakcel have announced furtehr funding and collaborations.

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Wales & West Utilities

Gas emergency and pipeline service delivers innovation through collaboration.

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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.

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ZoneArt Networks

An innovative start-up business has developed what it describes as "the fastest and most accurate Wi-Fi geolocation solution in the world", with Welsh Government support.