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Cambridge Network offers bespoke introductions to Cambridge technology companies and the University.

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 is driving the development of breakthrough technologies and applications that are changing our world.

Helping you to make connections
Cambridge Network 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.  We offer an individually-crafted programme of one-to-one meetings with leading university researchers and technology companies, tailored to meet your specific needs.

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.

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 arranges a meeting itinerary for you
• You visit Cambridge and meet leading technology companies and university researchers.

Who else has been?
Cambridge has attracted many different global companies seeking innovation and competitive advantage, some of whom visit frequently and many of whom have concluded deals subsequent to their initial visit to Cambridge.  Past visitors have included: 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.

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