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Contact name: Bryn Jones

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Telephone number: 01248 383887

Business Facilities and Networks

Bangor University’s business facilities and venues provide the ideal business setting for events, from residential conferences to day meetings.  Also, business networks that enable access to relevant expertise as well as to link with other businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators. 

For more information browse through the website or contact us to talk to one of our Innovation Specialists:

01248 383000


Arloesi Pontio Innovation (API) exists to stimulate economic growth, connecting the region’s innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs with world-leading knowhow, skills and research.  Business activities include product development, design and prototyping, training, and support to identify new thinking, methods and processes.


The BioComposites Centre undertakes collaborative research projects to develop sustainable bio based technologies that will minimise the impact of materials on the environment, working with Large Multinationals, SMEs, micro businesses and Research Institutes interested in lowering their Global Warming Potential (GWP).

The BWR Hub and Network aims to gather experts and expertise from across the UK with an interest in the science and technology underpinning BWRs. It is a multi-disciplinary network, sharing knowledge and expertise between the Universities and industrial partners.
B-Enterprising aims to help students and graduates be more enterprising whether they want to be self-employed, freelance consultants or in regular employment.

If you have started your own company, perhaps you'd like to share your experiences with our students and graduates. 


CALIN (Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network) is a network for life-science businesses which gives them the opportunity to engage with University centres of excellence, health-boards, multi-national business firms and other life-science businesses.

The Centre for Environmental Biotechnology (CEB) is a capacity building project dedicated to the bioprospecting and discovery of novel enzymes of industrial biotechnological relevance from microorganisms from extreme environments.


Bangor University's Conference and Events Services offer an extensive range of venues, which provide the perfect setting for events, whether it’s a residential conference, day meeting, exhibition or an awards ceremony.

Dŵr Uisce aims to improve the long-term sustainability of water supply, treatment and end-use in Ireland and Wales through the development of innovative technology platforms, undertaking economic and environmental impact assessments, and developing policy and best practice guidelines to facilitate integrated low-carbon and smart energy solutions for the water sector.


Bangor University's fabLAB in the Pontio building gives businesses access to training and self-help prototyping.  Take an idea and make it real, prototype, develop products, start a business, make a crowd funding video, collaborate, inspire and learn – that’s fabLAB!


The Marine Centre Wales is a national resource designed to meet the need for integration of research, innovation, commerce and policy in the marine sector.


The Menai Science Park (M-SParc), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bangor University, is Wales’ first dedicated Science Park to drive growth in knowledge based science in North West Wales, with a focus on sustainable energy and technology.

The Nuclear Futures Institute is developing a world leading capability in nuclear science and engineering. This will establish North Wales as a global centre in nuclear technology; fostering industrial links and opportunities.


The research at Bangor University's Physical Activity for Health and Wellbeing Centre (PAWB) focuses on improving knowledge and understanding of the impacts on health and well-being of regular physical activity, physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour.

The Profi project is an experiential learning and mentoring programme designed to support Year 12 pupils in local secondary schools. For more information please contact Kim Jones


The SEACAMS2 project supports developing economic opportunities in Low Carbon, Energy and Environment through specialisation in commercial application of research and innovation in marine renewable energy (MRE), climate change resilience and resource efficiency in Wales.


The Management Centre is a residential training, conference and events centre that offers a range of flexible meeting and conference rooms available for hire. The Management Centre also offers 4* Visit Wales graded accommodation which is available to everyone.

Bangor University’s Sustainability Lab has a range of real world expertise in environmentally and socially responsible business development and, through working with us, we can help businesses to develop new opportunities and fitter business practices that can deliver real benefits for people and the planet.