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
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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.

Start-up developing next-gen 3D touch technology secures investment

Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd CTT), a University of Cambridge start-up poised to make 3D touch technology a standard feature on smart devices, has received seed investment by Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University.

3 February 2016Read in full

University of Cambridge breaks its early stage investment record for third consecutive year

For the third consecutive year, the University of Cambridge has broken its early stage investment record, approving 13 seed fund investments for a total of £3.8 million, an increase on the £3.2 million invested in 2013-14.

28 January 2016Read in full

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Cambridge joins consortium to launch £40 million Apollo fund to drive therapeutic innovation

Three global pharmaceutical companies (AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson Innovation) and the technology transfer offices of three world-leading universities (Imperial College London, University College London and the University of Cambridge) have joined forces with a combined £40 million to create the Apollo Therapeutics Fund (Apollo).

25 January 2016Read in full

Immaterial wins first prize in postdoc business plan competition

Immaterial wins first prize in postdoc business plan competition

Andrew Marsden, of Cambridge University’s Department of Chemistry, last week accepted first prize on behalf of his team for Immaterial in the first-ever postdoc business plan competition, run by Cambridge Enterprise (CE) and the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge (EPOC).

10 December 2015Read in full

CE partners with Ximbio to make life science research tools more widely available

Cambridge Enterprise has partnered with Ximbio, the research tools business unit of Cancer Research Technology; itself the commercialisation division of Cancer Research UK, to make the University’s life science research tools more widely available to the worldwide scientific community

30 November 2015Read in full

GeoSpock captures space and time to deliver database for IoT

Specialist geospatial database technology GeoSpock has secured £3.5m in Series A funding.

18 November 2015Read in full

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New Cambridge Enterprise film captures six revolutionary ideas in 90 seconds

Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University of Cambridge, has launched a new film about its work.

9 November 2015Read in full

Cytora receives investment led by the University of Cambridge

Cytora receives investment led by the University of Cambridge

Cytora, a pioneer in event detection, whose risk analytics technology is deployed in some of the largest companies and governments in the world, has raised its second round of investment.

2 October 2015Read in full

New study shows artificial pancreas works

New study shows artificial pancreas works for length of entire school term

An artificial pancreas given to children and adults with type 1 diabetes going about their daily lives has been proven to work for 12 weeks – meaning the technology, developed at the University of Cambridge, can now offer a whole school term of extra freedom for children with the condition.

22 September 2015Read in full

Lumora acquired by ERBA Diagnostics Mannheim

Lumora acquired by ERBA Diagnostics Mannheim

ERBA Diagnostics Mannheim GmbH, a global in vitro diagnostics company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Lumora, a provider of state-of-the-art molecular diagnostic products for the clinical and industrial markets. Financial terms were not disclosed.

16 September 2015Read in full

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11/01/2016

Technology Associate (Physical Science)

Sitting at the heart of Europe’s most successful innovation cluster, Cambridge Enterprise is the commercialisation arm of the Un...

Location: Cambridge
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11/01/2016

Technology Associate (Physical Science)

Sitting at the heart of Europe’s most successful innovation cluster, Cambridge Enterprise is the commercialisation arm of the Un...

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £0 - £0
More Info