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Ignite taster session – take the next step towards commercialising your innovation

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…

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Clean-tech entrepreneurship

Electric vehicle recharging firm Pod Point, founded by Ignite alumnus at Cambridge Judge Erik Fairbairn and CJBS fellow Peter Hiscocks, floats on the London Stock Exchange with a valuation of around £350 million. Peter Hiscocks Electric vehicle recharging company Pod…

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Mujer Emprendedora: To work in the tech field is to work for the common good

An interview with Teresa Tarragó, CEO of Exheus. The company uses Artificial Intelligence “to create a world-first genetic report that allows us to analyse the expression of the 22,000 genes in the human body.” Teresa was on the Ignite programme…

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The Cambridge entrepreneur ecosystem: a recipe for success

There are many entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world, each with their own character. But the Cambridge ecosystem is special. The most important reason for Cambridge’s long-lasting success is the comparatively mature ecosystem, grounded in research and connected to finance and…

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Business Cloud: East of England Tech 50

Eight startups connected to Cambridge Judge Business School are listed in the region’s 50 most innovative technology companies. KisanHub, Healx, Arcus Global, Healthera, Sano Genetics, Speechmatics, Cambridge Spark and Audio Analytic are among the top companies in the East of…

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Cambridge Independent: BiologIC’s factory-in-a-box means faster, cheaper cures

A feature about the BiologIC startup venture that is developing a portable lab-in-a-box aiming to speed treatments such as leukaemia. Co-founder Nick Rollings was on the Ignite programme run by the Entrepreneurship Centre earlier this year. Read the full article…

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Financial Times: The winning formula behind Cambridge’s Silicon Fen success story

Pahini Pandiya, alumna of the Ignite programme (class of 2018) run by the Entrepreneurship Centre, is currently raising funds for her medtech startup. Pahini says people come to Cambridge to build networks: “The concentration of brilliant minds all within a…

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Venturing forth: Kos Technologies Artificial Intelligence (KOS Ai)

For most of us, caring for wounds is a matter of applying a bit of antiseptic to a cut finger and slapping on a bandage. But for Jerence Go, an Executive MBA participant at Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2017),…

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Forbes: 30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare

Edel Browne, Founder of Free Feet Medical, is on the Forbes “30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare” Europe list. When she was 15 years old Edel invented a medical device to treat gait freezing, which is one of the…

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Financial Times: Novo Nordisk buys UK university biotech spin-out Ziylo

Ziylo's biotech platform for treating diabetes was acquired for $800 million by Novo Nordisk. Dr Andy Chapman, Chief Scientific Officer of Ziylo, is an alumnus of the Ignite programme, run by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School. Read…

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