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Business Weekly: Raspberry Pi engineers win MacRobert award


Raspberry Pi team of engineers has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s MacRobert Award, recognised as the UK’s top engineering innovation accolade. The company, that has sold more than 14 million tiny computers globally was founded in 2012 by Eben Upton, an alumnus of the Executive MBA programme at Cambridge Judge (EMBA 2009). One of the award judges said: “The Raspberry Pi has achieved something that mainstream multinational computer companies and leading processing chip designers not only failed to do, but failed even to spot a need for. With a team of engineers numbering in the tens, not hundreds or thousands, Raspberry Pi has redefined home computing for many thousands of people across the world.”

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