Faculty of Science and Engineering at Anglia Ruskin University to host 2023 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards
The Faculty of Science and Engineering at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge will host the 2023 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards, we can now reveal.
The faculty, home to extensive, state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of the city, will play host to the event on the evening of Thursday, May 18.
Now in their sixth year, the awards are a highlight of the calendar, celebrating the best of science and technology across the Cambridge region, with categories ranging from AI Company to the Life Science Company of the Year.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering continues its sponsorship this year of Technology Company of the Year at the awards.
You can see the shortlisted finalists here.
Nominees will be given free tickets, and additional tickets for those who would like to come along are now available for purchase via Eventbrite here.
Editor Paul Brackley said: “We’re delighted to bring our awards to the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the event promises to be another fantastic occasion.
“We have again had a record-breaking year for entries and the standard is, as always, exceptionally high. Judging is now under way and we’ll soon be sharing the shortlist.”
ARU will host the networking reception before the ceremony, which will be held in a large lecture theatre.
Prof Laurie Butler, pro vice chancellor and dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, said: “ARU is an innovative, entrepreneurial university and we’re proud to be using the impressive knowledge and facilities that we have here in the Faculty of Science and Engineering to help make a real difference to the communities we serve.
“The local science and technology ecosystem is central to the UK government’s global science and innovation ambitions, and Cambridge is uniquely placed to deliver on these plans.
“With its world-leading expertise, vibrant start-up scene and significant international investment, Cambridge will continue to play a major role as a science superpower for decades to come.”
ARU bridges scientific, technical and creative fields, delivering impactful research that tackles pressing issues.
Its Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a portfolio of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level designed to develop the next generation of researchers and entrepreneurs.
It has five schools – Computing and Information Science, Engineering and the Built Environment, Life Sciences, Psychology and Sport Science, and Vision and Hearing Sciences – as well as the world-leading Global Sustainability Institute, which plays a key role in developing practical solutions to the sustainability challenges we all face.
The faculty is also home to over a dozen specialist research groups covering topics ranging from ecology to forensic sciences, and cyber security to vision and hearing sciences.
And ARU is also committed to building links with industry and the public sector in order to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. Its industrial collaborations include Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and consultancy projects.