Spring Forward: Collaboration to aid Welsh manufacturing businesses launches

Swansea University is increasing its efforts to bring academia and industry together and different business-orientated projects are collaborating to help deliver more comprehensive support to Welsh companies to be more competitive in the marketplace.

‎‎This free business breakfast event will showcase how collaboration between the Swansea University-led ASTUTE (Advanced Sustainable manUfacturing Technologies) project and the SEACAMS (Sustainable Expansion of the Applied Coastal and Marine Sectors in Wales) project, led by Bangor University in partnership with Swansea and Aberystwyth Universities, can improve support for Welsh businesses in the Convergence area to be more competitive in the marketplace.






Event title: Spring Forward – Manufacturing your next profit in style using 3D prototyping/printing

Speakers: Speakers during the event include Project Director Professor Johann Sienz of the ASTUTE Project, Nicole Esteban of the SEACAMS project, and Professor Rory Wilson and Dr Mark Holton from Wildbyte Technologies Ltd.

Wildbytes logoDate:  Thursday, April 18, 2013

Time: Registration, breakfast and networking begins at 7:45am and the event ends at 10:15am, unless participants choose to attend the optional tour of Swansea University’s research facilities (minibus transport provided).

Venue: The Liberty Stadium, Landore, Swansea

Admission: The event is free to attend, but places are limited and pre-registration is required by visiting http://dailydiary.eventbrite.co.uk


ERDFlogoEvent summary: ‎Two major projects, ASTUTE and SEACAMS, supported by European Regional Development Funding through the Welsh Government, have worked with Swansea University spin out company Wildbyte Technologies Ltd on a Daily Diary device, which tracks the movements of marine and land animals, including people.

This successful collaboration and its revolutionary new product – the Daily Diary – will be launched at this showcase event.