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
i-Teams have scooped three prizes in this year's Cambridge University Entrepreneurs £100 for 100 words competition. Many congratulations to all the winners!!!!! Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Sam Chaudhary (ClassDojo), Andrew Thompson (Proteus Digital) and Stanley Yang (Neurosky) handed over the … [Read more...] about i-Teams success in the CUE £100 for 100 words competition
Two of this term's i-Teams have set up online market surveys for their products. Please help them by filling in the surveys (which are each only 10 questions long) before December 9th. The first survey is for the "Making sweating cool" team and can be found here. The second survey is for … [Read more...] about i-Teams project surveys online
This year's CUE "Technology Start-up of the Year" prize was won by AQDOT, a micro-encapsulation start-up founded by Dr. Roger Coulston and Jing Zhang, two i-Teams alumni who also went on to submit their research as an i-Teams project (MicroEnCAPs in Michaelmas 2011). This research has now been … [Read more...] about i-Team alumni win the CUE business creation competition
Three i-Teams have won this year's Cambridge University Entrepreneurs £1k competition! A huge congratulations to all the teams!!!! The winners are: 1. AQDOT, Michaelmas 2011 (also winners of this year's £100 for 100 words competition) Microencapsulation is currently a multi‐billion‐per‐annum … [Read more...] about i-Teams success in the CUE £1k competition
Three i-Teams have won this year's Cambridge University Entrepreneurs £100 for 100 words competition! The winners are: 3) Xin Yang, Michaelmas 2012 The fast-growing biopharmaceutical industry spends more than half of its total production cost on downstream purification processes. Current … [Read more...] about i-Teams success in the CUE £100 for 100 words competition
i-Teams team, CamPore, working with Dr. Easan Sivaniah of the Cavendish Laboratory, have won this year's CUE £1k competition. The team, consisting of 3 i-Teams alumni, Vivek Thacker, Petros Farah and Vivian Mohr, are all studying for their PhDs. Working as our first "i-Teams Plus" team, they … [Read more...] about i-Teams success in CUE £1k competition
An article by i-Teamer Dave Bosworth on the Centre for Science and Policy website … [Read more...] about i-Teams on Science Policy
Some of the recent press coverage: * Raspberry Pi: Elite writer David Braben's £15 computer, BBC * In depth: Raspberry Pi, the computer on a stick, Electronics Weekly * Raspberry Pi: A $25 Bare-Bones PC That Fits On Your Keychain, TechCrunch … [Read more...] about Raspberry Pi foundation, i-Teams Taster 2009 and 2010, announces £15 computer
A robot door opener, an interactive recipe book and an automatic school register were just some of the imaginative ideas submitted in a great gadget competition. The mini i-Teams What would you use that for? Contest was run at the Institute for Manufacturing as part of the Cambridge Science … [Read more...] about i-Teams at the Science Festival – Budding Branson’s have winning ideas for top tech!
Cabume article … [Read more...] about ‘Double teams’ for new materials technology