SBRI Spotlight Session on Challenge-Led Innovation in Wales

SBRI Spotlight Session on Challenge-Led Innovation in Wales

The SBRI Centre of Excellence Wales was thrilled to host a Spotlight Session on Challenge-Led Innovation in Wales in partnership with Cardiff University Innovation Network, at sbarc|spark Cardiff on Tuesday, March 12th. This event provided a unique opportunity to showcase some examples of the impactful work undertaken in collaboration with the health, social care and

Five Years of the SBRI Centre of Excellence

Did you know that we are celebrating 5 years of the Centre of Excellence? Take a look at the collaboration, innovation and successes that we have enjoyed so far. We can’t wait to see where the next 5 years takes us!

Simulation Training Challenge: An Update

Phase 3 of this challenge is now underway. We are excited to have entered into phase 3, taking through two companies, Nudge Reality and Rescape, to test their simulation training solutions in a real life environment in Health Boards across Wales.  The project is due to close end of March 2022 and we will keep

Better Lives Closer to Home: An Update.

Phase 2 of the Better Lives Closer to Home Project is now well underway. It’s been a while since our last update on the Better Lives, Closer to Home project! We are well into Phase 2 with three contracts having been awarded. Work is progressing well and some exciting solutions are being developed. shortlisted

St David Award Winners!

We did it! Along with the Welsh Ambulance Service, the SBRI Centre of Excellence has picked up a respected national award for the work done on the rapid sanitisation project. The award for Innovation, Science and Technology at the St David Awards 2021 was presented by First Minister, Mark Drakeford in an online ceremony on

We have been nominated for a St David Award!

SBRI and WAST have been nominated for a respected national award for their work on the Rapid Sanitisation Project. We are extremely proud to share the news that we have been shortlisted along with the Welsh Ambulance Service for a St David award in the Innovation, Science and Technology category for the work carried out

Face Mask Challenge update

The SBRI Centre has had a fantastic response for our Face Mask Challenge. The applications have really highlighted the innovative and adaptive nature of business and academia in the fight against Covid-19. The challenge wants improve mask fit, for all the different face shapes and sizes of our clinical staff, whilst also hoping to improve the

Better Lives Challenge update

Welsh Government in collaboration with the SBRI Centre for Excellence and Cardiff Capital Region, launched the Better Lives, Closer to Home Challenge in November 2021, with a total of £250k funding available. It was a call out to Businesses and Academia asking them for solutions to for help develop innovative solutions for business, communities and