Cambridge Enterprise is responsible for the commercialisation of University of Cambridge intellectual property and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University. Activities include management and licensing of intellectual property and patents, proof of concept funding and support for University staff and research groups wishing to provide expert advice or facilities to public and private sector organisations.
Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE)
Cambridge University Entrepreneurs is a key part of the University’s ecosystem for supporting and accelerating entrepreneurship and innovation. Its goal is to promote and nurture entrepreneurship in Cambridge and beyond, running one of the most successful student-run business creation competitions in the world and awarding over £500k in prize money to more than 40 startups.
Cambridge University Innovation Forum
Innovation Forum is a student-led organisation registered at both the University of Cambridge and King’s College London. As an organisation, it seeks to build bridges between academia, industry and policy makers. Its focus is on the future and the evolution of today’s technologies, which range from the nascent stage to the cusp of commercial application.
Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club (CUTEC)
Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club (CUTEC) is a leading student-run organisation that seeks to nurture and enhance the entrepreneurial spirit amongst academics and students. Through CUTEC, members can connect with their peers, and with the wider business community, including industry experts and potential investors.
Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge (EPOC)
Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge (EPOC) is a new organisation established to inform, support and connect researchers who share a passion for translating academic know-how into real-world benefit. With support from prominent partners – both within Cambridge, and beyond – EPOC is rapidly developing a range of initiatives to drive the entrepreneurial postdoc agenda.
ideaSpace is a community of founders working in a stimulating environment to create and discover new business models that have the potential to positively impact one million people in three to five years.