Platinum Sponsor

CMI´s mission is to deliver education and research to enhance the competitiveness, productivity and entrepreneurship of the UK economy. It focuses on the interface between academia and industry, and is concerned with improving the effectiveness of the knowledge exchange process.

Gold Sponsor

Established by Trinity College in 1971, Cambridge Science Park is the UK´s oldest and most prestigious science park. Now home to over 70 hi-tech companies and 5,000 personnel, Cambridge Science Park continues to attract new businesses, from small start-ups and spin-outs to subsidiaries of multi-national corporations.

ARM is the industry´s leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC microprocessor solutions. The company licenses its high-performance, low-cost, power-efficient RISC processors, peripherals, and system-on-chip designs to leading international electronics companies. ARM provides its Partners with a total technology solution comprising cores, tools, platforms, and other Intellectual Property (IP) components required in developing a complete system

HLBBshaw is a firm of European Patent and Trade Mark attorneys with a number of offices throughout the UK.
Historically, Intellectual Property (IP) has been taken most seriously by big business. Increasingly, however, IP is of crucial importance to SME's - both in terms of ownership of rights and in terms of their enforcement against them. Whether you are an individual with a fledgling idea or a start-up business with a new product or service, HLBBshaw can help.
Patent prosecution is, of course, our mainstay. But we also operate a world class Trade Mark practice. Our attorneys are well-known in the UK and European Patent Offices and Europe's various trade mark tribunals. Several have the highest reputations in opposition practice and litigation in the UK and elsewhere in Europe.
We operate in all main technology areas and have developed notable strengths in Life Sciences, Pharma and Nutrition, Chemistry and Materials Science, Electronics, Telecoms and Computer Science and Engineering.

Bronze Sponsor

Palo Alto Software Limited is a privately held limited company trading in the UK (UK registered: 4260116) with offices in London. Palo Alto Software Limited sells, markets, and distributes localised, country specific, international versions of the award winning software developed by Palo Alto Software, Inc.