Matt Schumann, Mike Beadman, and Mike Cane co-founded Cambridge Design Partnership in 1996, setting out to work with clients to design and launch consumer products and medical devices. Today, the employee-owned company is a product design and development firm that provides initial concepts and prototyping through to manufacturing and market launch of new products. Its clients include the likes of Unilever, Speedo, the British Antarctic Survey, and Avon. The company opened a second office in the US and moved into a new, state-of-the-art facility in Cambridgeshire in 2022. Sales grew from £17.9m in 2020 to £52.4m in 2022.