About Sagentia Innovation | Cambridge Science & Engineering

Cambridge science and technology company

Sagentia Innovation is a science and engineering company that offers product advisory and development services driven by insight and invention. We bring together the advisory skills of Oakland Innovation and OTM with the product development capabilities of Sagentia to offer our clients a full range of R&D services.

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Combining the talent of the Cambridge cluster along with our commercial expertise with market intelligence, our advisory services give our clients the widest perspective on new opportunities – with objectivity and best advice always paramount.

Uniquely, these advisory services are now seamlessly integrated with the technical expertise and problem-solving skills that have been the hallmark of Sagentia Innovation’s product development work for more than 30 years. 

With expertise spanning the medical, food and beverage, consumer, industrial systems, chemicals and energy sectors, our goal is to help every client identify the best opportunities for growth. Where appropriate, these are then realised as market-leading digital and physical products that quickly deliver tangible commercial benefits.

What’s special about us?

Why do we do it?

Where we add value

What’s special about us?

  1. Innovation. We mix technical depth with a broad range of scientific, commercial, and user-focused skillsets to tackle our clients’ toughest problems. We deliver strategies and solutions that disrupt the status quo
  2. Insight. We bring intellectual rigour and experience to our clients’ work; we challenge and drive return on investment
  3. Speed. We work fast, with teams focused on end-goals, quality and time-to-market, operating in markets we know and understand
  4. IP. We put our clients first. If we work on a patentable piece of technology on behalf of a client, our clients always get the IP
  5. Regulatory. As part of Science Group PLC we have access to >100 regulatory and compliance specialists

Why do we do it?

  1. Because it matters. We seek to help our clients make a difference to real lives
  2. To raise the bar. By sharing our breadth of expertise and experience across the markets we know we can facilitate and accelerate successful innovative growth and business strategies
  3. For our clients. When we work with our clients they see us as their partners. Their success is vital to us and we are genuinely excited and delighted when they select us to be part of their journey to research and develop
  4. We love it. We’re fascinated by science and technology, the world in which we live and the macro trends and issues which are changing our lives. We want to help shape transformation

Where we add value

  1. If something seems an impossible task, we can deconstruct it and come up with a plan
  2. We will take on – and deliver against - moonshots
  3. We believe we have one of the widest skills bases anywhere and can take on some of the more unusual or challenging projects. If it’s a weird one, give us a shout
  4. We’ll always tell our clients if we can’t help, or if we think there’s someone better for the job
  5. If you are responsible for looking at macro trends in your businesses that might pose a threat or create an opportunity and you need to do more digging – we can dig for you. And more than that we’ll make sense of what we find and give you next steps
  6. We enjoy our work. And we think you’d enjoy working with us too
Our consultants

As a leading technology company, our experience shows that the best solutions are created when a multi-disciplinary team works together. Our breadth of expertise brings together the best people to solve a problem and can include our scientists, engineers, human factors experts, data and AI scientists, innovation strategists, product developers and designers, and consumer insight specialists.

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Our work

We deliver a range of projects across our key sectors, from helping to identify partners for specialist development through to ingredient innovation to surgical robotics. Here we showcase a selection of our recent work.

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Our work

We deliver a range of projects across our key sectors, from helping to identify partners for specialist development through to ingredient innovation to surgical robotics. Here we showcase a selection of our recent work.

Read our case studies

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