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Shanghai Daily: Worrying signs of knee-jerk reaction to COVID-19

Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses on how deglobalisation and nationalism will hurt supply chains and innovation that are critical to fighting the coronavirus pandemic. “There are worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction…

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BBC Sounds: People fixing the world

BBC Sounds features Prison Voicemail startup that helps inmates to keep in touch with their families. The startup, supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme, provides an innovative solution based on a prison’s own phone system – prisoners can communicate…

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Business Leader: Is Cambridge one of the UK’s foremost business ecosystems?

Bruno Cotta, Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge, comments on what's driving Cambridge's business community and its future ambitions. “Cambridge is one of the most innovative and enterprising places on the planet. The region surrounding an 800 years…

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Venturing forth: mine&make

Automotive engineer Gauthier Boisdequin turned to entrepreneurship after studying for his Executive MBA at Cambridge Judge: mine&make seeks new applications and new technologies for everyday mechanical products through cutting-edge data analytics. J. Wizemann is a German company that makes a…

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Startup innovation boost

£100,000-plus Innovate UK boost for two cutting-edge startups. The UK government recently announced that 800 innovative businesses and startups are set to benefit from Innovate UK funding. Two startups currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by the Entrepreneurship Centre…

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Quicker response in a crisis

"Frugal innovation" can help governments respond better to the COVID-19 pandemic, says article co-authored by Professor Jaideep Prabhu in Stanford Social Innovation Review. The concept of "frugal innovation" can help governments and civil society organisations around the world respond better…

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Raising red flags

Government grant for cybersecurity startup ThinkCyber. The ThinkCyber startup co-founded by Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus Tim Ward (PGDE 2016) was awarded a Fast Start UK business disruption grant to further develop its security awareness software Redflags. The project will…

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Trust in the Desert of Zoom

Building the trust needed for innovation and collaboration through Zoom with those we’ve never met in person, by Dr Chris Coleridge. The world needs its innovators and innovation capabilities more than ever.  But innovation has always been a "contact sport" - it originates in…

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COVID-19 and the future of education

How might the coronavirus pandemic impact the future of education and digital delivery of learning? The podcast reflects on the first SHAPE Education conference organised in September 2019 by Cambridge Assessment English and Cambridge Judge to discuss how education should…

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Enterprising vision

Why it's so important to see beyond a crisis and what we can learn from enterprising people, by Bruno Cotta, Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre. It was just five years ago that entrepreneur and now philanthropist, Bill Gates, Co-Founder of Microsoft,…

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