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

Beyond the pandemic: put universities at the heart of an innovation-led recovery

28 Aug 2020

Universities have stepped up to meet the challenges presented by the pandemic. Tomas Ulrichsen, an expert on universities and their role in...

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Two new initiatives to boost economic value from university research

16 Jul 2020

Research England has awarded two grants, totalling £1.5 million, to support programmes working to increase the economic value and social impacts from...

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On the move: Cambridge, Nokia Bell Labs and the future of mobile technologies

02 Jul 2020

Wearable devices will play an important part in the healthcare delivery of the future. Cambridge and Nokia Bell Labs are working together to build...

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Strategic partner: Aviva

29 Apr 2020

A new partnership between Aviva and Cambridge is asking what do advances in technology and data science mean for the future of insurance?

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Rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test developed by Cambridge team to be deployed in hospitals

02 Apr 2020

A new rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19, developed by a University of Cambridge spinout company and capable of diagnosing the infection in under 90...

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Women in STEM: Professor Laura Itzhaki

23 Jan 2020

Professor Laura Itzhaki is a group leader in the Department of Pharmacology and a Fellow of Newnham College. Here, she tells us about forming her own...

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The 'P' word

16 Jan 2020

How do we shift our 'take, make, throw-away' plastic world towards 'recycle, recover, re-use'? It's time for blue-sky thinking plus practical...

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Strategic partner: Rolls-Royce

16 Dec 2019

Researchers at Cambridge are working with Rolls-Royce to make aeroengines greener.

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Green-sky thinking for propulsion and power

04 Dec 2019

A rapid way of turning ideas into new technologies in the aviation and power industries has been developed at Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory. Here...

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Strategic partner: AstraZeneca

11 Nov 2019

Scientists at AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company, have been working with Cambridge University for more than two decades. What are the...

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Aerial view of Cambridge Biomedical Campus

University Enterprise Zone aims to drive innovation across Cambridge

20 Sep 2019

Cambridge is to establish a University Enterprise Zone as part of a new government initiative announced today by Universities Minister Chris Skidmore.

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Cambridge researchers and Jaguar Land Rover develop immersive 3D head-up display for in-car use

20 Aug 2019

Researchers from the University of Cambridge are working with Jaguar Land Rover to develop next-generation head-up display technology that could beam...

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