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

Electric sportscar on a country road

Cambridge spin-out’s sportscar prototype takes ultra-fast charging out of the lab and onto the road

01 Jul 2024

Nyobolt, a University of Cambridge spin-out company, has demonstrated its ultra-fast charging batteries in an electric sportscar prototype, going...

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Cancer's climate innovation

04 Apr 2024

An enzyme inspired by brain cancer DNA that has the potential to slash greenhouse gas emissions from the production of nylon won the 2024 Cambridge...

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Carmen Palacios-Berraquero

Quantum leap

21 Mar 2024

Meet the brilliant founder and CEO of Nu Quantum, a Cambridge spinout paving the way for a new era of quantum computing.

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Left to right: Manish Chhowalla, Nic Lane, Erwin Reisner

Three Cambridge researchers awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies

14 Mar 2024

Three Cambridge researchers – Professors Manish Chhowalla, Nic Lane and Erwin Reisner – have each been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair...

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Robot arm and semiconductor

£11m semiconductor research centre could be key player in UK’s net zero mission

13 Feb 2024

The University of Cambridge is a partner in the new £11m Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) REWIRE, set to deliver pioneering semiconductor...

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Umaima Ahmad, CEO of 52North

Caring for cancer patients

31 Jan 2024

Meet Umaima Ahmad, co-founder and CEO of a Cambridge spinout that aims to keep chemotherapy patients safe from infection while sparing them...

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Scientists in the CARES lab

Taking Cambridge global

01 Dec 2023

In 2013, Cambridge opened its first-ever overseas research centre, the Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research and Education in Singapore (CARES)...

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Strategy unveiled to boost innovation in Cambridge

16 Oct 2023

An ambitious new strategy to nurture and grow its innovation ecosystem has been unveiled at Cambridge summit.

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Dr Louisa Michael from Boeing talked about her work on multi-physics modelling of the impact of lightning strikes

Cambridge and Boeing celebrate a 20-year partnership

05 Oct 2023

Senior executives and employees from research and technology teams at Boeing spent three days in Cambridge to celebrate 20 years of successful...

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Inclusion, innovation... and cocktail curation

22 Aug 2023

Co-founder and CEO of Start Codon, Jason Mellad on helping healthcare start-ups thrive and why inclusion and diversity will change the world.

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Louisa Michael in the lab at Boeing

The future of flying

16 Feb 2023

Cambridge and Boeing have been working together for 20 years. Today they are combining their research strengths and industry know-how to speed...

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Taking care of mental health

09 Feb 2023

Psychiatrist, Professor of Neurotechnology and 'Enterprising Mind', Sabine Bahn has founded two companies both with the aim of helping people with...

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