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Enterprise Tuesday

Enterprise Tuesday takes place in November and February each year. In general, the theme of the first term of lectures is inspiration and the second term is about information or the 'how to' of becoming an entrepreneur.

2015/16 timetable

Lent Term 2016

Date About the session
2 Feb

From Deep Science to Enterprise: Making an Impact

Professor Nigel Slater FREng, FIChemE, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge
Professor Chris Lowe OBE, FREng, FInstP, FRSC, Emeritus Professor of Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge
9 Feb

Where Do You Go after You Build a Global Standard?

Mike Muller, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of ARM
16 Feb

Making Vision a Reality

James Hyde and James Strachan, Co-Founders (and Operations Director and Technical Director respectively), James and James Fulfilment
23 Feb

Rough Diamonds Pitch for Your Support

Chaired by:
Alan Barrell, Entrepreneur in Residence at Cambridge Judge Business School, and Hanadi Jabado, Director of the Accelerate Cambridge programmes at Cambridge Judge Business School
Anne Dobrée, Head of Seed Funds at Cambridge Enterprise

Anne joined the Seed Funds team as Access to Capital and Investment Manager at the start of 2008, focusing on investments in the biotech area. She had previously worked with Cambridge Enterprise in the Technology Transfer team, in a variety of roles including Interim Director and Head of Technology Transfer. Anne was a founding member of Praxis, the UK Technology Transfer Training Programme. Away from Cambridge Enterprise, Anne has worked in technology transfer at Imperial College Innovations Limited; in pharmaceutical development at Evans Medical; and in pharmaceutical product training at Information Transfer. Anne holds a BSc in Medical Microbiology and a PhD in Immunology.

Peter Cowley, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor & Non-Executive Director
Robert Tansley, Investment Director at Cambridge Innovation Capital

Michaelmas Term 2015

Date About the session
3 Nov

Being Flexible with Strategy for New Ventures

Professor Henning Sirringhaus, Hitachi Professor of Electron Device Physics at the University of Cambridge, and Co-Founder of Plastic Logic

Professor Henning Sirringhaus has an undergraduate and PhD degree in physics from ETH Zürich (CH). From 1995-1996 he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University (USA). He has been working in Cambridge in the field of charge transport in organic semiconductors and their application in field-effect transistors since 1997. In 2000 Henning co-founded Plastic Logic, a technology start-up company commercialising printed organic transistor technology.

Chuck Milligan, CEO of FlexEnable
10 Nov

Leading Innovation & Fostering Enterprise: A Practitioner's Tale

Andy Harter FREng CEng FIET FBCS CITP, FRSA, Founder & CEO of RealVNC
17 Nov

Frugal Innovation: How to do More (and Better) with Less

Professor Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise at Cambridge Judge Business School
Emad Zaki El Sewedy, Group Chairman and Founder of El Sewedy Electrometer Group
24 Nov

Boldness in Business: The Guts to Start, Grow, Adapt & Survive as an Entrepreneur

Lord Karan Bilimoria of Chelsea CBE DL, Founder of Cobra Beer


Registration is now open for the 2015/16 Enterprise Tuesday series, taking place on Tuesday evenings during Michaelmas and Lent terms.

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