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Research Strategy Office


Routes to impact though industry collaboration can include

The Business Relations team based in the Research Office directs initial business enquiries to appropriate Departments and works with Schools and Departments to facilitate requests from business for cross-disciplinary or large scale partnerships.

Business networks

Members of the University engage with local, regional and national business networks including:

Cambridge Network is a membership organisation for the high-tech Cambridge cluster. It aims to bring people together from business and academia to meet each other and share ideas, encouraging collaboration and partnership for shared success.

Cambridge Wireless is a leading and vibrant community with a rapidly expanding network of nearly 400 companies across the globe interested in the development and application of wireless and mobile technologies to solve business problems. CW connects those companies and stimulates collaborative innovation through a range of thought-provoking high-profile networking events.

Cambridge Cleantech is the members organisation supporting the growth of environmental goods and services or “cleantech” companies in the Greater Cambridge area.

One Nucleus is an international membership organisation for life science and healthcare companies. We are based in Cambridge with the majority of our members across the Cambridge/London corridor – at the heart of Europe’s largest life science and healthcare cluster.

Agritech East is an independent, business-focussed cluster organisation, to improve the international competitiveness and sustainability of plant-based agriculture and horticulture in the East of England.

Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is an Innovate UK initiative to bring together business, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services.

Maxwell Centre

Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences