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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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New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts

05 Aug 2019

A combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could be the answer to developing a desperately-needed treatment for heart failure...

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Cause of hardening of the arteries – and potential treatment – identified

11 Jun 2019

A team of UK scientists have identified the mechanism behind hardening of the arteries, and shown in animal studies that a generic medication...

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New prognostic test could enable personalised treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

03 May 2019

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a new test that can reliably predict the future course of inflammatory bowel disease in...

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"A very Cambridge story"

20 Mar 2019

We spoke with Cambridge’s most recent Nobel Laureate about decades of research, spin-outs, pharma giants and the booming life sciences cluster in...

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Green tech startups see boost in patents and investment when partnering with government – study

18 Mar 2019

Collaboration between government and startups could help meet the climate challenge while growing small businesses. Findings could inform discussions...

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The £2 billion vegetable and the agricultural future of the East

15 Mar 2019

From crop science to robotics, supply chains to economics, Cambridge University researchers are working with farmers and industry to sustainably...

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Cambridge spin-out starts producing graphene at commercial scale

12 Mar 2019

A recent University of Cambridge spin-out company, Paragraf, has started producing graphene – a sheet of carbon just one atomic layer thick – at up...

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Skilling up, smart

04 Mar 2019

Businesses need the skills to adapt to new technologies, such as 3D printing, but when they emerge fast and change quickly, how do workforces plan...

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Brain training app improves users’ concentration, study shows

21 Jan 2019

A new ‘brain training’ game designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge improves users’ concentration, according to new research published...

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3D ‘organ on a chip’ could accelerate search for new disease treatments

26 Oct 2018

Researchers have developed a three-dimensional ‘organ on a chip’ which enables real-time continuous monitoring of cells, and could be used to develop...

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