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Collaboration and Impact

Meet our Knowledge Transfer Facilitator

Dr Yolande Cordeaux acts as industry’s gateway to the department. Contact her to:

  • Find an expert and make introductions (1:1 discussions or challenge-led workshops).
  • Navigate internal and external funding opportunities.
  • Connect with other departments and wider University initiatives such as Centres for Doctoral Training, Strategic Research Initiatives and Netowrks, and industry-academia hubs.
  • Connect to the University of Cambridge dedicated technology transfer team at Cambridge Enterprise.

Yolande also organises and hosts a regular industry networking event - Chemistry Networks. The most recent of these in September 2019 focussed on AI & Machine Learning and attracted an audience of over 200 people, with delegates from around 50 companies. The event included speakers from industry as well as our own academics, applying AI & ML to various stages of the drug discovery process.

If you’d like to explore how to work with our researchers, contact Yolande at You can also read more about Yolande's activities in Chem@Cam Issue 52.

Dr Yolande Cordeaux
Knowledge Transfer Facilitator
Department of Chemistry
Lensfield Road
01223 746896