CUTEC Grace is in her fourth year studying manufacturing engineering. Grace has been getting involved in the startup community by volunteering at a Bristol based company, researching printed heater circuits. After completing Code First:Girls Grace is now beginning to code web apps and in the future … [Read more...] about Grace Copplestone
Katie Bardes, Communications Workshop
Katie’s expertise is in working with people at all levels across the organisation to develop the skills and behaviours needed to successfully grow their business. Prior to running her own consultancy, she worked in the careers service, the telecoms industry and the chemical sciences. She was … [Read more...] about Katie Bardes, Communications Workshop
Colonel Rich Morales, i-Teams Deputy Programme Director (2010-2012)
Rich Morales is a PhD student in the Centre for Strategy and Performance at Cambridge University where he studies strategy, innovation, and management systems in firms focused on public sector product-service delivery. He is on the faculty of the Department of Systems Engineering at the US Military … [Read more...] about Colonel Rich Morales, i-Teams Deputy Programme Director (2010-2012)
Dr. Caren Weinberg, i-Teams Deputy Programme Director (2006-2010)
Prior to pursuing an academic career, Caren held senior positions at several multinationals including Digital Equipment Corporation, Aurec and Motorola as well as a number of positions with start-ups. She has an extensive international management background, with over 20 years in global computer and … [Read more...] about Dr. Caren Weinberg, i-Teams Deputy Programme Director (2006-2010)
Neil Gregory, Complexity Partners
Neil Gregory has worked in Higher Education for 19 years, specialising in revenue generation, research funding and commercialisation of research. Before joining Complexity Partners, Neil was Director of Business and Enterprise at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has … [Read more...] about Neil Gregory, Complexity Partners
Stew McTavish, Director of IdeaSpace
Stew McTavish works to support start-up innovations in the East of England as Director of IdeaSpace, part of the University of Cambridge. Supported by the University and EEDA, IdeaSpace is the region's newest Enterprise Hub. Stew has first-hand experience of social networking as a business - mo.jo, … [Read more...] about Stew McTavish, Director of IdeaSpace
Professor Derek Fray FRS, Department of Materials Science
Derek Fray is Direct of Research and Emeritus Professor of Materials Chemistry, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge. He has published about 400 articles on materials processing and is cited as an inventor on over 170 published patents. Twelve projects … [Read more...] about Professor Derek Fray FRS, Department of Materials Science
Video data analysis via object segmentation – labelling video content, tracking biological cells and more
Contacts: Ignas Budvytis, Dr. Vijay Badrinarayanan, Prof. Roberto Cipolla, Department of Engineering, Cambridge Interactive Video Solutions Ltd. Mentor: Adrian Swinburne Website: http://www.cambridgeivs.com The research team, working in the Department of Engineering under the supervision of … [Read more...] about Video data analysis via object segmentation – labelling video content, tracking biological cells and more
Bio-photovoltaics – producing green electricity from algae and moss
Contacts: Professor Chris Howe, Dr. Paolo Bombelli, Ross Dennis & Dr. Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley, Biochemistry and Plant Sciences Mentor: Michael Katz The research team, led by Professor Chris Howe, are experts in the detailed biochemistry and molecular evolution of photosynthesis. Starting with … [Read more...] about Bio-photovoltaics – producing green electricity from algae and moss
Making sweating cool: expanding the use of a fitness device based on sweat and temperature measurements
Contacts: Dr. Christof Schwiening, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience and Brian Corbett, Cambridge Enterprise International Outreach Mentors: Tom Copeland & Andrew Chapman, 42Technology Assessing fitness, during a period of athletic training, is surprisingly … [Read more...] about Making sweating cool: expanding the use of a fitness device based on sweat and temperature measurements
Cambridge Carbon Capture update – winner of the Shell Springboard competition!
Cambridge Carbon Capture, a i-Teams project during Michaelmas 2010 has scooped £40,000 from the Shell Springboard programmefor its Idea to combat climate change. Michael Priestnall, the firm's founder and Chief Technologist of said: "CCC has spent the last year with Professor Fray and his team in … [Read more...] about Cambridge Carbon Capture update – winner of the Shell Springboard competition!
Micro-droplets i-teams update – now a funded start-up company!
"As inventors we always believed that our microfluidic picodroplet technique was revolutionary, and that it could have a wide range of applications. We wanted to work with i-Teams to help us identify commercial uses outside of our own sphere of knowledge. The i-Team delivered excellent results for … [Read more...] about Micro-droplets i-teams update – now a funded start-up company!
i-Team on Policy, Easter 2011, with the Centre for Science and Policy
By i-Teamer, Dave Bosworth Science can play a vital role in creating informed and useful policy, but often important research does not reach the attention of policy makers. Over the past three months, a group of early career researchers has been investigating the pathway to linking researchers … [Read more...] about i-Team on Policy, Easter 2011, with the Centre for Science and Policy
Inclusive user modelling – a new system for user interface designers
Inclusive user modelling - a new system for user interface designers Contact: Dr. Pradipta Biswas, Engineering Design Centre Mentor: Simon Pullman-Jones & Marge Eldridge For more information: Dr. Biswas' publications page Dr. Biswas has developed and released a simulator for user … [Read more...] about Inclusive user modelling – a new system for user interface designers
Creating the hydrogen economy using small-scale hydrogen-generation
Contact: Enass Abo-Hamed & Dr. Roger Coulston, Chemistry Mentor: John Hunter The hydrogen economy has huge potential but has so far not yet reached reality. Visions of the future range from large-scale hydrogen power stations to tiny fuel cells powering mobile electronic devices, to mid-size … [Read more...] about Creating the hydrogen economy using small-scale hydrogen-generation