Philips Research Cambridge

United Kingdom

Philips Research Cambridge is located at the oldest science park (Cambridge Science Park) in the UK and in the heart of the Cambridge innovation hub. The hub contains seven big science parks and more than 40,000 people are employed in the high tech industry here. Cambridge is a biotechnology hotspot and the home of a number of Europe’s largest consultancies who also supply their solutions to various Philips businesses.

Activities at this location?
The Cambridge lab focuses on an open innovation approach, working from a broad capability base. A large part of our activities are focused on recognizing Philips needs and developing solutions, but also taking into account outside innovation. We are a connecting factor between the Cambridge innovation hub and the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, aiming to accelerate innovation across Europe, but towards Philips.

Most important research topics?
We focus on supporting Home Healthcare initiatives in the UK, Point of Care fluid diagnostics, Oral Healthcare, Indoor and Outdoor location technologies, microbiology and hygiene. We also create brand new opportunities based on innovations directly from the UK ecosystem.

Partners & customers we work with
We work with close to 80 partners in the UK, including numerous universities, hospitals, small startups, and smaller labs from multinationals. Partners include: Cambridge University, Imperial University, Cranfield University, Southampton University, the European Bioinformatics Institute, the National Health Services Innovation Hub South East, and many others.

Facts & figures

  • Philips Research Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Established in 2008
  • About 35 employees from various nationalities
Philips Research
101 Cambridge Science Park
Milton Road
Cambridge CB4 0FY
United Kingdom
Phone: +44(0)1223 427500