April 3rd 2018 Budding young engineers and scientists were treated to a plethora of exhibits at the West Cambridge site on the last Saturday in March. Visitors to the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) had their photos etched into metal by a laser, watched robots playing golf, explored the world … [Read more...] about Visions of the Future – Winners announced for the i-Teams “What Would You Use THAT For?” competition at the Science Festival
Zurina Moktar presented as part of the global 3rd Innovative Youth Incubator Awards in Washington DC, competing against finalists from the Netherlands, Canada, Kenya and South Africa. The conference was the 6th International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2018 (ICIE) organised by the … [Read more...] about i-Teams wins the 3rd Innovative Youth Incubator Awards
Two past Development i-Teams projects have been announced as winners of this year's CUE £100 for 100 words competition for their 100 word summaries of their ideas. Ten winners were selected in total out of 271 entries. Michael Coto, with a low-cost water-purifying photocatalyst for rural … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the winners of the CUE £100 competition!
Congratulations to all the past i-Teams projects and students who have been successful in the 2017 Cambridge Enterprise post-doc business plan competition! Out of 6 finalists, 3 are past i-Teams projects. Davor Copic, Institute for Manufacturing - NextGen Heat Pipes (i-Teams Easter 2017) James … [Read more...] about i-Teams success in the Post-doc business plan competition
In February 2016 three past i-Teams projects raised over $17m in funding between them! Sphere Fluidics (Michaelmas 2008) raised $7m for development of a single cell analysis system. Aqdot (Michaelmas 2011) raised £5m for company development, and Silicon MicroGravity (Michaelmas 2010) raised $3m … [Read more...] about Three past i-Teams projects secure over $17m in funding!
The next generation of innovators were treated to demonstrations from Audio Analytic and the British Antarctic Survey at last week’s Science Festival, and asked to think of new ways to use their world-leading … [Read more...] about Sound and Ice – Winners announced for the i-Teams What Would You Use THAT For? competition at the Science Festival
The first business plan competition at the University of Cambridge specifically for postdocs ran in 2015 as a collaboration between Cambridge Enterprise and the EPOC society (Entrepreneurial PostDocs of Cambridge). Applications were of a very high quality, and four teams made it to the … [Read more...] about i-Teams projects scoop both prizes in the first Cambridge postdoc business plan competition
March 26th 2015 At last week’s Science Festival, tomorrow’s innovators had the opportunity to try out lab techniques with GSK, sound recognition with Audio Analytic, the Sureflap microchip catflap and the Light Blue Optics interactive projector. The i-Teams competition runs each year at the … [Read more...] about i-Teams competition at the Science Festival – Encouraging young innovators!
One of this year's i-Teams projects (from Michaelmas 2014) has been awarded a winner's prize in the annual CUE £1k competition. The "MOfs i-Teams" project team consisting of the inventors, Dr. David Fairen-Jimenez and T. Tian, along with three of the original i-Teams students, Andrew Marsden, Thomas … [Read more...] about Congratulations to our £1k winners!
Two i-Teams ideas and a past i-Teams inventor are among the winners of this year's Cambridge University Entrepreneurs £100 Challenge, successfully describing their ideas in only 100 words. The Michaelmas Term MOFs team has managed to win two separate prizes for two separate market applications of … [Read more...] about i-Teams winners at the CUE £100 for 100 words competition!
Using moss to power fairy lights and allowing pigs to reach their food through a catflap were some of the bright ideas to use scientific inventions in the What would you use THAT for? competition. The competition was run at the Institute for Manufacturing during the Cambridge Science … [Read more...] about i-Teams at the Science Festival – Novel ideas for new inventions!
Past i-Teams projects have scooped three prizes in this year’s Cambridge University Entrepreneurs £1k competition and teams including i-Teams alumni won three more. Many many congratulations to all the winners!!!!! The successful i-Teams entries were: Camses (Giorgio Divitini & Caterina … [Read more...] about Congratulations to our £1k winners!
Many congratulations to Dr. Sithamparanathan Sabesan for being awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship! Dr. Sabesan worked with an i-Team in 2009, looking at possible applications for his long-range RFID (radio frequency identification) technology. Since then the technology … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Dr Sithamparanathan Sabesan on receiving a Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship
The highly-regarded i-Teams programme, where teams of students investigate the commercial potential of real Cambridge inventions, is running two social science projects for the first time. This reflects a general shift in focus within the social sciences, as has already happened in the fields of … [Read more...] about i-Teams goes social (social sciences of course…)
Our guest entrepreneur speaker in Michaelmas 2013 was venture investor Kelsey Lynn from Imperial Innovations. Originally an Engineer from Stanford with passion for working with people and building things, she has pursued a successful career as a venture capital investor, firstly at Firelake Capital … [Read more...] about Insights for Entrepreneurs