Swansea Computational Foundry

Brief overview of the Project

The Computational Foundry is a new £32.5 million world-class facility and a beacon for research collaborations.

It ‌is backed by £17m from the European Regional Development Fund and will drive research into computational and mathematical sciences, making Wales a global destination for computational scientists and industrial partners.

Our community of computational and mathematical scientists pursue transformative research and believe that better computational science is vital in building a progressive world.

The Computational Foundry comprises the staff of Swansea University’s Computer Science and Mathematics departments as its core team.

This facilitates cross-discipline research, working with a ‘wider’ computational science community, encompassing academics from other disciplines within the University where academic interests overlap.

The Computational Foundry will be a place where industry partners can work with us, test new ideas, people from all disciplines can link up on research collaborations, and where the digital innovators of tomorrow are completing their studies.

Cyber security (‘Securing Life’), health technologies (‘Sustaining Life’) and the increasing pervasiveness of digital in everyday life (‘Enhancing Life’) will be the three core research themes initially, but the Foundry will adopt a flexible approach, responding to industry needs and emerging research priorities across computational science.

The Foundry will be the crucible for innovation and business engagement in the ICT sector, creating an eco-system for meaningful career opportunities across all sectors. EU funding supports us to drive forward cutting-edge research and innovation for Wales’ global success, which will have a positive impact on people, businesses and communities across Wales by helping build a thriving economy for all.

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Project Specifications
Project Name: Swansea Computational FoundryLocation: Swansea Bay UniversityValue: £1.7mClient: Willmott DixonCommencement: December 2017Completion: September 2018