Commissioned by the Campus partners (Babraham Research Campus Ltd, Babraham Institute and BBSRC) in 2019, the Campus Impact Report evidences the impact the Campus has had on science, the economy and society.
Read on to access key findings, download the Executive Summary and explore additional materials created to highlight this major piece of work.
The report confirms that strategic public sector funding for life sciences, such as that received by the Babraham Research Campus, delivers significant impact to the UK economy, healthcare and society. Over three quarters of companies surveyed considered their location on Campus as a very important or critically important factor in helping them to access laboratory and office space. To discover more download the Executive Summary here.
Companies located at the Babraham Research Campus have generated a significant amount of commercial investment over the last decade; raising over £1.2bn, demonstrating the attractiveness of campus companies to life science investors over time.
Dr Karen Lewis, Executive Director Capability and Innovation, UKRI- BBSRC
“I am very pleased to see publication of this report, which highlights the significant contribution the Babraham Research Campus makes to the local and national research and innovation ecosystem. UKRI-BBSRC is delighted that the report recognises the Campus as a dynamic place where institute researchers are able to deliver world leading bioscience, and life science companies can develop their science, build and scale-up their business, in a highly connected and collaborative community. The findings from this study highlight the vital role that long-term public and private investment has played in developing the Campus. The insights will help to ensure continued success in delivering economic growth and societal benefits.”
Derek Jones, Chief Executive
“I am delighted to see that the findings from this report confirms our own internal data and anecdotal evidence of the impact of the Campus. We have tried to ensure that the support we offer to life science companies, whether it be the provision of flexible lease structures; access to science capabilities; or the nurturing and engaging community, is impactful in terms of jobs, scientific progress and increased economic activity, both locally and for the UK as a whole. It appears in many respects that we have succeeded. Thank you to all the BBT staff on Campus for the part they have played in making the Campus the success it is.”
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