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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Innovation Centre in Digital Molecular Technologies

An incubator supporting UK SMEs in the transformation of chemistry into the digital domain

The Innovation Centre in Digital Molecular Technologies is an open innovation research centre, co-funded by the University of Cambridge, AstraZeneca, Shionogi and the European Regional Development Fund. 

It is housed in the Yusuf Hameid Department of Chemistry with facilities that will include two refurbished labs and offices to host collaborative projects. 

The iDMT's mission is to support UK SMEs in:

  • establishing new products and services to support the digital transformation of molecular industries, and
  • exploiting the power of artificial intellgence and machine learning in molecular sciences, technologies and products. 

It is directed by Alexei Lapkin, our Professor of Sustainable Reaction Engineering, and involves a number of our academics and researchers. 

Visit the iDMT website to find out more and contact the iDMT team to discuss collaborative projects with the centre.

The iDMT is supported by

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