How can universities help UK businesses to grow?


ESP Knowledge Transfer Network, University College London and Cambridge University are staging an event to bring you in direct contact with some of the UK’s leading research institutes.

Universities and academia are keen to engage with industry through collaborations, access to equipment & facilities, licensing of technologies etc. Find out what these institutions can do for your company. We think you will be surprised.

Recent similar events run by ESP and partners have resulted in a range of business/academia collaborations. Technologies will include photonics, electronics and sensors, controls and similar areas with applications in related industry sectors.

With ESP, this event is sponsored by world leading British universities, UCL and the University of Cambridge, joining forces to develop the next generation of photonic systems, pioneering research with light, by combining their photonics expertise to establish an EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Photonic Systems Development, leveraging their current strong collaborations in research and innovation. The Centre trains postgraduate students, collaborating with leading companies and research centres worldwide. (More about the Centre at

Find out how your business can make rapid progress in a partnership with leading universities. Connect cutting edge research with your business.

Entrepreneurs: take a two minute pitch to tell us about your abilities, needs and opportunities. Let us know if you would like to Pitch your Business by emailing

Book brokering meetings in advance, or book on the day.

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Cambridge Enterprise exists to help University of Cambridge inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs make their ideas and concepts more commercially successful for the benefit of society, the UK economy, the inventors and the University.

Cambridge Enterprise, University of Cambridge