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!
Contact: Rebekah Scheuerle & Stephen Gerrard, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, and JustMilk Mentor: Marc Bax The JustMilk Nipple Shield Delivery System (NSDS) is a device for dosing infants with nutrients and medications during breastfeeding. By supplementing breast milk with … [Read more...] about Delivering nutrients and medications via breastmilk – developing an appropriate disposable device for use in developing countries
Contact: Professor Ulli Steiner, Physics Mentor: Paul May The research team has been working on anti-reflective coatings for more than 10 years. Although such coatings are widely used already, they decided to investigate them from a physicist's perspective to try to design more optimal coatings … [Read more...] about Finding the best market for a self-cleaning anti-reflective coating for lenses and other glass or plastic surfaces
Contact: Dr Tanya Hutter, Department of Haematology Mentor: Karin Schmitt Using her background in optical sensors, Dr Hutter has developed a new type of blood sensor, based on microfluidic chips and optical measurement techniques. Blood tests to look at the number of red blood cells and … [Read more...] about Commercialising a point-of-care blood testing system
Contact: Enass Abo-Hamed & Dr. Roger Coulston, Chemistry Mentors: Dr. Julian White & John Hunter A previous i-Team in Easter 2013 investigated the uses for a new method of hydrogen-production, and concluded that the two best markets for the technology were those where hydrogen is used as … [Read more...] about i-Teams Plus – a further investigation of a hydrogen generation technique for fuel cells and combustion