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Situated within the College of Physical and Applied Sciences, Bangor University.

Technology-inspired innovation:
translating scientific research.

Challenge-led innovation: 
implementing solutions to societal challenges. 


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Increase the Impact of Academic Research: Translate knowledge into ‘stories of impact’, through the design of products, services, experiences.

Make academic output more meaningful to a broader audience than is traditionally the
case for academic research.

‘Stories of impact’ stories describe the translation of basic research into commercial,
industrial and social outcomes.


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Impact by Design: interdisciplinary, design-led innovation.

Bridge between Academic Researchers in COPAS and commercial partners.

Rapid, iterative prototyping of ‘boundary objects’ that facilitate the formation of
collaborative teams.

 


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Internal Sponsors:

 

Prof David Shepherd 

(Deputy Vice chancellor)

 

Prof Paul Spencer 

(Dean of College, COPAS)

 

Dewi Hughes

(Executive Director, Pontio)

Direction + Delivery:

 

Dr Andy Goodman

(Director, Design Innovation, Pontio)

 

John Story

(Design Engineer - Electronics)

 

Wyn Griffiths

(Design Engineer - Mechanical)

Analysis + Feedback:

 

Dr John Parkinson

(Head of School, Psychology - Behaviour Scientist)


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Innovation Quarter
College of Physical and Applied Sciences
Bangor University
Dean Street, Bangor
LL57 1UT

www.innovationquarter.co.ukwww.pontio.co.uk - www.bangor.ac.uk

info@innovationquarter.co.uk