It was once considered sage to observe that ‘All Roads lead to Rome’ – indicating that all paths or activities lead to the centre of things regardless of the startpoint.
In the case of the Cambridge technology cluster and its evolution, all roads lead back to the university.
If that appears to be stating the obvious, the routes by which technology businesses have emerged from the university and the manner in which they have negotiated the road to commercialisation are many, varied and have often been complex.
It is also important to remember that Cambridge University brainpower dates back over eight centuries and its inventions and knowhow were impacting on the way people live and work long before there were identifiable – let alone sophisticated – business networks or communities.
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