Category Archives: Case study

Graduate stories – Yolanda Rendón Guerrero

We met Yolanda Rendón Guerrero, a researcher at the Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre. In the following video, Yolanda discusses her journey from graduating with a degree in Architecture, via Fab Labs to become a researcher at ATiC. We learn how she has been able to apply her creative skills to work with companies to support […]

UWTSD Illustration graduate Kayley Williams has just published and illustrated her first book

UWTSD Illustration graduate Kayley Williams has an exciting new year to look forward to – she’s just published and illustrated her first book and is about to embark on a sequel. Kayley, says the University played a lead role in her success story and achieving her goal of becoming a published author. And she now […]

Askeaton Contemporary – Askeaton, Limerick, Ireland

Askeaton Contemporary is an initiative by the artist/curator Michele Horrigan. Running since 2006 Askeaton contemporary commissions new work and exhibitions in the small town of Askeaton over a two week period each year. This also includes a residency program entitled Welcome to the Neighbourhood for national and international artists. More recently they have published (and […]

Moot will provide capoeira training plans for free

Moot, a startup incubated at UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of University of Porto will provide a new training plan for free: capoeira applied to dance. Through a digital platform, Moot promotes the education, training and well-being of dancers and practitioners of modalities associated with the movement. Directly from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Claudia Nwabasili […]

Coworking, creative and administrative center RiHub

A focal point for the Rijeka 2020 European Capital of Culture programme by Boris Ruzic Nested in the very city center, opposite to the historically unique county prison, lies RiHub, a place for contact, exchange and joint action developed and inaugurated by Rijeka2020 ECoC team. It serves as a place for coworkers, but also as […]

ROOF – a case study of a University / social enterprise collaboration

ROOF is a ground breaking collaborative project between Red Dragon MFG Ltd, University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) and Llamau/Caer Las with a social mission to save and change the lives of those suffering from homelessness. ROOF is shelter, warmth and security for someone who is homeless.  It’s a quality composite textile and innovative […]

UPTEC’s startup rehabilitated one of the top 100 best houses in 2018

CREA, a Portuguese architecture studio incubated at UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto, was awarded with a place on the ArchDaily’s list on the 100 best houses in 2018. The rehabilitation project of Casa Heróis de África, in Porto, was considered one of the best in the world. The Casa […]

UPTEC’s startup awarded by using zinc in architecture

Rosmaninho+Azevedo – Arquitectos, a startup incubated at UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of University of Porto, won the Jury’s Special Award at VMZINC Archizinc Trophy. The work at the Centro Interpretativo do Vale do Tua got the prize to the Portuguese studio, amongst 120 applications from 18 countries. The Archizinc Trophy is a biannual […]

UPTEC’s startup uses international dancers to teach dancing

Moot – The Movement Lab ( , a startup incubated at UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of University of Porto (, launched an online platform for people who want to learn how to dance. Everyone can have their own dance lessons and learn new training concepts, through the multimedia contents available on all devices […]