The Killer 50 Profiles

  • Abcam

    The quoted company, headed by Alan Hirzel (pictured) supplies life science tools to global researchers, is one of Cambridge’s 15 £billion... Read More

  • Abzena

    Abzena is transforming into a transatlantic biopharma power player through rising revenues, strong R & D investmenrt and a strategy of... Read More

  • Amino Communications

    Amino Technologies provides digital entertainment solutions for IPTV, Internet TV and in-home multimedia distribution and has made shrewd strategic... Read More

  • ARM Holdings

    Superchip architect and Internet of Things thought leader ARM Holdings had a market cap of around $21bn when it was acquired by Japanese group... Read More

  • AstraZeneca

    astrazeneca, genomics, cambridge

    The global science-led biopharma business whose medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide is creating an estimated 2,500 jobs at a new... Read More

  • AVEVA Group

    A world-leading engineering software provider to the plant, power and marine industries, AVEVA in its 50-year history. Another of Cambridge’s £... Read More

  • Avita Medical

    avita, medical, regenerative, burns, wound, cambridge

    The company makes autologous cell harvesting devices for treatment of burns, chronic wounds and certain aesthetic conditions. In arguably its... Read More

  • Axol Bioscience

    axol bioscience, stem cell

    Axol provides access to human cells and related materials to help its customers quickly and effectively advance their research. The Nobel Prize... Read More

  • Bango

    bango, cambridge, mobile payments

    The mobile payments specialist added millions of dollars of new revenue to its bottom line through the acquisition of BilltoMobile in the US which... Read More

  • Bicycle Therapeutics

    bicycle therapeutics, antibodies, cambridge

    Bicycle Therapeutics is developing a new class of medicines to treat cancer & other debilitating diseases. Its technology is based on work... Read More

  • Bromium

    The cyber security company’s technology, honed within Cambridge University, leverages hardware virtualisation – which is on the CPU of every device... Read More

  • Cambridge CMOS Sensors

    cmos sensors, cambridge

    Sensor technology company Cambridge CMOS Sensors (CCMOSS) was recently acquired in a multi-million pound deal by Austrian business ams to create a... Read More

  • Cambridge Communication Systems

    ccs metnet, cambridge, mobile data

    Its technology, CCS Metnet, provides self-organising wireless backhaul for small cell, WiFi, CCTV, smart city and enterprise access applications. It... Read More

  • Cambridge Consultants

    cambridge consultants, design, cambridge

    The product design consultancy is growing fast from its transatlantic operations in Cambridge UK and Boston in the US and is also expanding in Asia.... Read More

  • Cambridge Intelligence

    cambridge intelligence, connected data

    The company helps global organisations uncover new insights in their connected data. Customers around the world are building their own network... Read More

  • Congenica

    congenica, dna sequence analytics, diagnostic technologies

    Congenica is a spin-out from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and a leading developer of DNA sequence analytics and diagnostic technologies. It... Read More

  • CRFS

    crfs, cambridge, spectrum monitoring, real-time rf

    CRFS has expanded its Virginia operations to support a range of US Department of Defense programmes. The company’s real-time RF solutions allied to... Read More

  • CyanConnode

    cyanconnode, cambridge, internet of things, smart metering

    The AIM quoted UK business specialises in narrowband RF mesh networks for Omni Internet of Things communications. It has steered landmark deals in... Read More

  • Darktrace

    darktrace, cyber security, cambridge

    The cyber defence business’ self-learning technology has been deployed over 1,500 times worldwide and more than 18,000 serious cyber incidents... Read More

  • DefiniGen

    definigen, stem cell, cambridge

    A leading provider of stem cell products, DefiniGEN is focused on serving the growing need in the pharmaceutical industry for more accurate... Read More