Technology is a body of knowledge used to create tools, develop skills, and extract or collect materials. It is also the application of science (the combination of the scientific method and material) to meet an objective or solve a problem.
Cambridge is internationally renowned for world class research, science innovation – and technology developments. Scientists are helping to improve quality of life and the economic competitiveness of the UK and pioneering new research methods.
How are technologies provided for science?
Core facilities or technology platforms across Cambridge provide expertise and training in technologies for scientists in university departments, institutes and companies.
We encourage companies to contact us to demonstrate new equipment, beta-test their latest products and share developments with the wider scientific community.
We act as a point of contact for scientists and industry to connect developers, manufacturers and companies to create the technologies of the future.
Our experts’ track record includes the commercialization of technologies e.g. confocal microscopes, high-voltage EMs, illumina sequencers.
We provide experts for quality control, maintenance, training and experimental design support.
• Are you a scientist looking for emerging technologies available in Cambridge?
• Are you a company looking for a contact to test a prototype?
• Are you a company or an academic looking to discuss a grant application involving new technologies?
Please contact us using the form provided.
This will help us to find the best support for your request.
It will also help us to understand which expertise and which technologies are most required.
We will reply to your request as soon as possible (24 hours).
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