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Microsoft Puts Down Roots in Cambridge

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Science  20 Jun 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5320, pp. 1783
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5320.1783a

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LONDON-- Cambridge University and the software giant Microsoft confirmed mounting rumors this week that they had struck a deal to site Microsoft's first foreign research center at the university. Over the next 5 years, Microsoft will spend $80 million on the new center, which will employ about 40 leading researchers. The university is funding land and buildings for the center.