Cwmbran entrepreneurs utilise university expertise for unique sun safety product

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A Cwmbran-based business drafted in experts from Cardiff Metropolitan University to help design an innovative new child sun safety product according to a South Wales Argus article 

Kelli Aspland and Laura Griffin, who run Auriella Ltd, wanted to develop a product to promote sun safety in schools working within the confines of the increasingly common-place 'no-touch' policies.

Concerned about their children’s safety in the sun during play-time in school, the businesswomen approached Cardiff School of Art and Design for expert help in developing a solution.

The university involved undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as offering world-class support from its Massachusetts Institute of Technology-accredited FabLab Cardiff.

Read more about this South Wales Argus story here

Watch the Torfaen Economy & Enterprise video with Kelli and Laura talking about their business at the Torfaen Business Exhibition in May 2015

Posted on: Tuesday 18th August 2015