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Our performance highlights

The infographics below present some of our performance highlights for the financial year 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2020.

‘Knowledge transfer in numbers’ summarises our performance across our knowledge transfer activities: academic consultancy, IP protection and development, and licensing.

‘Investment in numbers’ includes highlights from our Seed Fund’s team, and includes some cumulative data.

Further information on our performance and highlights can be found in our Annual Review.

Knowledge transfer in numbers

354 Consultancy contracts
251 Patent applications
120 Commercial and research licences signed
236 Clients served by consultants
£11.4m In operating income generated from licensing and consulting
£6.2m In translational funding won with our support
1,860 Researchers supported

Investment in numbers

12 Pre-seed investments (2019-20)
£4.9m Invested in spin-outs (2019-20)
11 Seed companies formed (2019-20)
£0.9m Returned to Cambridge Enterprise and University of Cambridge (2019-20)
£2bn In follow-on funding raised by portfolio companies since 1995
£29.8m Invested by our Seed Funds team to date
Impact Notable spin-outs: Bluegnome, Quethera and Solexa
4.1x Multiple across realised investments
241 Total investments made in 139 companies
£59.1m Current portfolio value

Annual Review 2020

Learn more about some of the exciting projects we have been working on and our financial performance for 2019-20.

View Annual Review