Industry Sectors

With world renowned universities and a collection of leading research institutes in the cluster, Cambridge is a global leader in innovation and the commercialisation of new ideas, it is hardly surprising that there is a staggering number of knowledge-intensive companies seeking to commercialise their science or technology in Cambridge.

An image of a laboratory
Image credit: Astrazeneca

There are a wide variety of sciences and innovation disciplines within the cluster. The area is an internationally recognised centre for artificial intelligence, life sciences, food production and advanced manufacturing.

Sub-set examples include, stem cell research, radio communications, health and wellness, web technology, smart cities, graphene research, advanced printing, video game and mobile applications, and cleantech technologies.

Some companies are best described not by the science from which they came, but by the problem they solve. Below is a list of other relevant descriptions, typically more akin to the commercial solutions required by the businesses seeking their innovation:

  • Internet of Things
  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning

Sectorised map of the Cambridge Cluster

Cambridge Ahead provides comprehensive Cambridge Cluster insights highlighting the true extent of the success of the ‘Cambridge Phenomenon’. The map enables data to be shown in sectoral, geographic, chart and other formats for analysis.

The interactive Cambridge Cluster insights map can be found here