Are you looking to transform your innovation into a successful business? Do you need help with identifying a clear action plan around funding and commercialisation? Are you a corporate innovator looking to spin out or bring new products and services to the market?

Investing in Ignite can help you build the momentum that you need to develop your innovation and its potential for impact and growth.

Ignite is an intensive one-week entrepreneurial training programme for researchers, entrepreneurs and corporate innovators looking to develop an action plan to commercialise their innovation. It is designed to offer you a blend of practical teaching sessions delivered by world-class academics from Cambridge Judge Business School and practitioners and mentors with extensive experience in the Cambridge ecosystem. They will help you focus on key issues such as investment readiness, innovative business models, routes to market, building your sales pipeline and developing your capacity to lead an entrepreneurial team. You will leave with a clear action plan of your next steps and a great network.

Here are some comments from previous participants of the Ignite programme:

  • Absolutely superb! Transformative! Excellent networking.
  • It is an amazing learning platform for entrepreneurs.
  • Very exciting, a great mix of academia and practice.


  • Chris Coleridge, Senior Faculty in Management Practice, Cambridge Judge Business School
  • Andrew Hatcher, Mentor in Residence, Entrepreneurship Centre, Cambridge Judge Business School
  • Dr Myriam Ouberai, CEO and Founder of Spirea
  • Dr Sean Bew, Founder and Director, IsoChemiX

Email [email protected] with any questions

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In order to attend, please register using the form below. Once registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the session.

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Date: 1 April 2022
Start Time: 13:00
End Time: 14:00

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Date: 1 April 2022
Start Time: 13:00
End Time: 14:00