Cambridge Enterprise, University of Cambridge

Cambridge Enterprise, University of Cambridge

Cambridge Enterprise exists to help University of Cambridge inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs make their ideas and concepts more commercially successful for the benefit of society, the UK economy, the inventors and the University.

Telephone:01223 760339
Email:enquiries@enterprise.cam.ac.uk
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Address:Hauser Forum, 3 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge
Postcode:CB3 0GT
Country:United Kingdom
Website: http://www.enterprise.cam.ac.uk
Membership type:Cambridge University Department

Cambridge Enterprise Limited is responsible for the commercialisation of University of Cambridge intellectual property and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University. Activities include management and licensing of intellectual property and patents, proof of concept funding and support for University staff and research groups wishing to provide expert advice or facilities to public and private sector organisations.  Cambridge Enterprise provides access to angel and early stage capital through the Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds and Cambridge Enterprise Venture Partners, and offers business planning, mentoring and other related programmes.
 
The University leads the world in transformative research and Cambridge Enterprise is well placed to support the academics to find the best commercialisation route for their innovations either through licensing, company creation or consultancy. Income over the past three years exceeded £27 million, of which over £22 million was distributed to University academics and departments, with the remainder reinvested in patent assets, seed fund pools and support for knowledge and technology transfer services to the University.

The website contains information on technologies available for licensing and details of companies formed with technology arising from the University of Cambridge. Cambridge Enterprise is also responsible for the commercial licensing of research reagents owned by the University.

Cambridge and Oxford team up to pitch investment opportunities

Cambridge and Oxford team up to pitch investment opportunities

The first ever event for investors to learn about prospective spin-out companies from both the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge was held at the London Stock Exchange last week.

20 May 2015Read in full

PhoreMost raises £2.5m to identify new druggable targets for therapeutics

PhoreMost Ltd, a biopharmaceutical company and University of Cambridge spin-out founded to identify new druggable targets for cancer and other unmet diseases, announced that it has raised £2.5 million in seed funding from Cambridge-based investors: Jonathan Milner, Amadeus Capital, Sunil Shah and Prashant Shah (O2H Ventures), Cambridge Enterprise, and Dr Chris Torrance, PhoreMost’s CEO.

7 April 2015Read in full

Jukedeck wins Pitch@Palace 3.0

Jukedeck wins Pitch@Palace 3.0

University start-up Jukedeck, founded by Faculty of Music graduate Ed Rex, won big this week at Pitch@Palace 3.0, an event spearheaded by HRH The Duke of York to identify the most promising technology start-ups.

25 March 2015Read in full

University spin-out Enval demonstrates aluminium recovery technology in recycling trials

University spin-out Enval demonstrates aluminium recovery technology in recycling trials

Enval’s pioneering technology will provide the recycling solution for a project to assess the feasibility of including flexible laminate packaging, such as food and drink pouches, pet food pouches and toothpaste tubes, in existing household recycling schemes.

23 March 2015Read in full

University spin-out XO1 acquired by Janssen

University spin-out XO1 acquired by Janssen

University of Cambridge spin-out XO1 Limited, a privately held asset-centric virtual biopharmaceutical company founded to develop the anti-thrombin antibody ichorcumab, has been acquired by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Janssen), one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed

19 March 2015Read in full

Sphere Fluidics named one of Britain's most disruptive businesses

Sphere Fluidics named one of Britain's most disruptive businesses

Cambridge Enterprise portfolio company Sphere Fluidics has been named one of the UK's top 50 disruptive SMEs by Real Business.

9 March 2015Read in full

ilumink, leader in printable laser technology, acquired by Tracerco

ilumink, leader in printable laser technology, acquired by Tracerco

University spin-out ilumink has been acquired by leading industrial technology specialist Tracerco, part of the Johnson Matthey group.

6 March 2015Read in full

Automated sample cleaning technology developed to simplify prep, improve reliability

Automated sample cleaning technology developed to simplify prep, improve reliability

A new, automated cleaning system for geological samples that simplifies their preparation and improves sample reliability has been developed by a team of University of Cambridge researchers.

19 February 2015Read in full

Dr Paul J. Seabright appointed Cambridge Enterprise Deputy Director

Dr Paul J. Seabright appointed Cambridge Enterprise Deputy Director

Dr Paul J. Seabright, Head of Cambridge Enterprise (CE) Consultancy Services, has been appointed the University knowledge transfer company’s new Deputy Director. He replaces Dr Richard Jennings, who will retire from the post in March.

3 February 2015Read in full

Dr Geraldine Rodgers, former head of Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds, dies

Dr Geraldine Rodgers, former head of Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds, dies

Dr Geraldine Rodgers, an early, driving force of University investment support for spin-out companies, has died from lung cancer. She was 66.

27 January 2015Read in full

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11/05/2015

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