The application of new ideas, discoveries and inventions contributes to society and the economy nationally and globally.

A forest

Use a laser, save a tree

14 Mar 2012

Laser un-printers that can remove toner from scrap paper so that it can be used again may be coming to an office near you in the future, results from...

Read more
Hauser Forum

Cambridge Enterprise announces 2011 results

20 Dec 2011

Income generated from the University of Cambridge’s commercialisation activities continued to rise in 2011, as did the number of intellectual...

Read more
Dr Tony Raven

New Chief Executive at Cambridge Enterprise

02 Nov 2011

The University of Cambridge has announced the appointment of Dr Tony Raven as the new Chief Executive of Cambridge Enterprise, effective December 1.

Read more

Dr Louise Allen

Researchers develop new test for children with vision loss

11 Oct 2011

Technology developed at the University of Cambridge to detect peripheral visual field loss in young children will enable the earlier detection of...

Read more
Twitter networks.

Unsociable networks

18 Aug 2011

Silicon Valley-style tech clusters don’t just make social networks – they are also supposed to thrive on them. A new study by a University of...

Read more
Human egg injected with sperm

Selecting the fittest embryos for survival

10 Aug 2011

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new technique which could significantly increase success rates of pregnancies and reduce...

Read more

Phone home

Intelligent airports and greener smart phones: award-winning Cambridge innovation

13 Apr 2011

Two Cambridge researchers have received prizes at the ICT Pioneers awards for their groundbreaking approach to modern problems.

Read more
Happy young business woman shaking hands with another female

What is knowledge transfer?

27 May 2009

Knowledge transfer (KT) is a term used to encompass a very broad range of activities to support mutually beneficial collaborations between...

Read more
Culture Tubes

A novel way to model endometriosis

01 Jan 2009

A recently patented invention holds promise for understanding a debilitating disease that affects two million women in the UK.

Read more

DNA sculpture at Centre for Life

Superfast genomes move a step closer to reality

20 Nov 2008

The first Asian and African human genomes have been deciphered using a technique originally invented by Professors Shankar Balasubramanian and David...

Read more
Mclaren F1 Lewis Hamilton

Secrets of the inerter revealed

19 Aug 2008

A Cambridge University invention which was kept a closely-guarded secret because of the hidden advantage it offered to a Formula 1 racing team is...

Read more
My eye

New test may lead to early diagnosis of devastating eye condition

24 Jul 2008

A test to show whether a person may be genetically predisposed to suffer one of the most prevalent forms of blindness in the elderly - before...

Read more