Cambridge, UK, is synonymous with innovation. It is home to a University with a world-class record in scientific discovery and is one of the most vibrant clusters of high-tech and biotech companies in Europe. This unique mix of academic expertise and technology innovation, known as the 'Cambridge Phenomenon', is driving the development of breakthrough technologies and applications that are changing our world.
What is the Cambridge Corporate Gateway?
Run by Cambridge Network, Corporate Gateway gives international companies and investment houses the opportunity to find out about the diverse, world-leading technology and product development that takes place in the companies and universities around Cambridge, to the benefit of both. The event offers up to 10 delegates an individually-crafted programme of one-to-one meetings with leading university researchers and technology companies over a two day period.
How does it work?
• You outline your technology ‘wish-list’ to Cambridge Network
• Cambridge Network lists potential organisations of interest
• You select the organisations you want to meet
• Cambridge Network arrange a 2-day meeting itinerary for you
• You visit Cambridge and meet leading technology companies and university researchers.
Who else has been?
The event has attracted many different global companies seeking innovation and competitive advantage, some of whom attend frequently and many of whom have concluded deals subsequent to their initial visit to Cambridge. Recent delegates include: Boots Centre for Innovation, British Biocell, Dow, ELK, Ericsson, Finmeccanica, Infosys, Itochu, MSD, Pepsico, Philips Research, Philips Corporate Technologies, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, Rusnano, SABIC, Samsung, Shell, Solvay, SSL, Unilever and World Energy. Outcomes include research collaborations and significant trading and investment deals as well as the establishment of new corporate research centres in our region.
You can read what previous delegates say on our testimonials page.
Who should attend?
Technology scouts, R&D heads, Heads of Innovation or CTOs, venture capitalists and corporate venturers looking for technologies to add to their portfolios.
Cambridge Network has a huge knowledge of the high-tech companies in and around Cambridge and can provide an introduction service for companies and individuals wishing to find out more and to make valuable business connections.