Impact is central to the mission of the University of Cambridge. Our world-leading research underpins a huge range of innovations which create prosperity, improve quality of life, protect the environment and enrich our culture. For over 800 years, we have contributed to society through education, learning and research at the highest levels of international excellence. 

Here we present a selection of case studies that show how Cambridge research has changed the world.

Clickable fashion

Reflecting on the hit and miss nature of online clothes shopping, a Cambridge graduate turned to Cambridge engineering researchers to develop a technological solution. The company they created is now changing the face of internet fashion retailing.

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