Levelling skills and investment for Wales

28 September 2021



Wales is home to Cardiff UniversityBetween 2014 and 2020, more than 3,600 new jobs were created by spinouts linked to Cardiff University. Those 1,277 active companies had a combined turnover of £181m and brought £54m of investment to the region. 

In addition to the high value jobs created by their business spin-out activities, Cardiff University currently employs 6,900 staff, an increase of 4.2% over the last 5 years. 

How universities are helping in Wales

Cardiff University - leading the world in compound semiconductor development

Cardiff University is a lead partner in a consortium which has created the world's first compound semiconductor cluster in Wales. CSconnected will help position the region as a global leader in enabling new and emerging technologies.

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