Swansea researchers screen-print solar modules in Mexico for Newton Fund project

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Background In 2017 the photovoltaic groups at Swansea University (SPECIFIC IKC) and CINVESTAV, Merida were awarded a Newton Fund grant, funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and CONACYT-SENER and delivered by the British Council. The 12-month project started in March this year with an overarching objective of assessing the viability of […]

Venture Prize awarded to Dr Adrian Walters and Kubal-Wraith team

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Congratulations to Dr Adrian Walters, our Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence, who with the Kubal-Wraith team has been awarded the 2018 Armourers and Brasiers’ Material Science Venture Prize. Armourers and Brasiers’ gave the prize to Swansea University spin-out company Kubal-Wraith Ltd for their new laser technology. This technology will for the first time allow real-time […]

Solar-powered Active Office progressing on-schedule

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The assembly of the SPECIFIC Active Office at Swansea University’s Bay Campus is advancing at an impressive rate. This newest construction in the line of ‘buildings as power stations’ follows on from more than 25 other renewable energy demonstrators including ‘The Pod’, the SHED, and the Active Classroom. Due to Wernick‘s off-site construction the build […]

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SUNRISE Launch Meeting

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SUNRISE Launch Meeting The recent SUNRISE launch in Pune on the 26th to 28th of March was a great success. Investigators and stakeholders gathered from institutions across the UK and India to present their research and discuss the future of the project. The event was held across three days at the Indian Institute of Science […]