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The Cambridge Phenomenon

The Cambridge Phenomenon

Edited by Kate Kirk

$80.00

  • Of interest to people and companies who have contributed to building the Cambridge Phenomenon. Also, students, staff and alumni of Cambridge University, local community (Cambridge), and those interested in the history of the University
Full Description
The Cambridge Phenomenon is a multi-dimensional portrait of one of the world's most enterprising clusters of technology businesses set against the backdrop of the University of Cambridge. Richly illustrated with photographs, cameos and anecdotes, this book tells the inside story of the companies and the people behind them, their products and services, successes, failures, lessons learned, the evolving relationship with the University, and considers what the coming decades may hold. For many years, the Cambridge Phenomenon has been the subject of business, economic, political and academic interest for those directly or indirectly involved in its companies. Those on a quest to unlock the code to its development and success will find the answers in this book. Subjects covered include: The different technology sectors False starts, missed opportunities The ingredients, timing and their importance in the development and maturing of the Cambridge Phenomenon The University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University National, regional and local government Infrastructure planning and development Consulting firms Research laboratories Science, research, innovation and business parks and incubators Sub-contractors, technical support organisations and craftsmen Business networks Service organisations including banks, venture capital, angel investors, accounting, legal, patent agents, recruiters, media companies, research and analysis organisations The Cluster in global terms, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats Future prospects
Specifications
Publisher
Profile Editions
ISBN
9781906507527
Published
30th Jul 2012
Binding
Hardback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
9.84 in x 11.24 in
Pages
208 Pages
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