Byline: Aled Blake
UNIVERSITIES can play a role in Wales' economic recovery if business takes advantage of knowledge and research expertise in higher education, an academic will tell AMs today.
Professor Phil Bowen, director of innovation and engagement at Cardiff University's School of Engineering, will use a National Assembly briefing to urge AMs to encourage businesses in their constituencies to seek-out new opportunities to tap into university knowledge.
He said: "Wales' economic recovery is fragile and businesses need all the help they can get. One of the ways businesses can be helped is to exploit and take advantage of the pool of research, facilities …