Archived Cambridge Network Events
Digital Molecular Technologies will transform chemical discovery, process optimisation and chemical manufacture. A new Innovation Centre in DMT, led by Professor Alexei Lapkin from the University of Cambridge, will accelerate access to pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, functional molecules and molecular materials through machine learning and robotics-based synthesis. Hear about what it can do for SMEs working in these areas.
For many people, our places of work changed radically in 2020. But how will we work effectively in the future? Will we be back in the office, prefer to be at home or have a hybrid arrangement? How will employers manage these changes in working habits, if agreed permanently? Share your thoughts, hear from different perspectives and learn some tips to help you to start your 2021 in the right place, wherever you may be.
Colour obtained through structure, namely structural colour, is widespread in the animal and plant kingdom. In this webinar Professor Silvia Vignolini from the University of Cambridge will review recent advances to fabricate bio-mimetic photonic structures, including sustainable pigments and boosting the efficiency of bio-photoreactors.
Come and join us for an evening of beer tasting and a virtual tour of BrewBoard's Harston Micro Brewery. You'll gain an understanding of the craft beer making process and take part in an interactive tasting session involving six different beers which can be purchased beforehand.
This webinar is intended for anyone who is turning a technical idea into a product, or pivoting their business. If you are a CEO, a product manager, working in marketing or a technical person aiming to move into a commercial role you should find this talk helpful. Our speaker, Prof Annie Brooking, will share a 20 step process to ensure that your Minimum Viable Product has been well defined.
In this engaging webinar you’ll learn about the power of short-form video content for social media – and how you can increase its impact with some strategic thinking behind it.
Following the success of our virtual careers & recruitment fairs this year, we are pleased to announce the date for our last event of 2020.
Whether you're a current member, or are interested in joining the Network, and you'd like to learn more about what we can offer, join us at this informal online seminar on Wednesday 11th November.
Many of us have had to learn and adapt to new technology in the workplace over the last 6 months. Additionally, AI is being introduced into certain workplace sectors, replacing humans. These digital trends seem here to stay. Dr Stella Pachidi will share her insights into the intersection between technology, work and organisations, especially in areas of resistance between them. If you’re implementing a new IT system, technology or change management programme of any sort you will want to hear this talk first.
Cambridge Network is partnering with Taylor Wessing to hold a panel to discuss the UK quantum computing ecosystem and the applications for this new technology. Our panellists include Riverlane, Oxford Quantum Circuits, UKRI and Amadeus Capital Partners.
Concerned about an imminent shortfall in hospital equipment, The Government’s Ventilator Challenge launched at the start of the coronavirus outbreak aiming to provide thousands of ventilators to hospitals as the pandemic escalated. Cambridge-based TTP will share with us their role in the challenge, developing a new, rapidly manufacturable ventilator, CoVent in just five weeks.
Discover the 3 muscles of mental fitness and how they can be trained to improve your performance, happiness and wellbeing.
Looking at what's happening with employee rewards now, and debate the questions that are coming up for the future.
Six months after COVID-19 thrust many of us suddenly into flexible working, it feels as if we’re settling into a new routine, albeit one that can change quickly and suddenly. So what have we learned from the last six months? What can we do to make the future work well for us and what is one company doing to embrace flexible working?
The future of work had long been discussed before the Covid-19 catapulted it into the limelight. With the majority of office-based people working from home for months in 2020 it looks as if flexible working may be here to stay. But how has workplace health changed?
POSTPONED: We will be joined by Anne Bailey of Form the Future as we discuss how 'giving something back' can increase employee engagement, raise your profile and inspire the next generation.
We will be joined by Jiao Li, Co-founder of Crayfish.io, who will explore current B2B marketing in China, and take us through the steps to successfully reach a Chinese audience
This one-hour interactive webinar will delve into the inner workings of organisations such as Netflix, Patagonia, Buurtzorg and others that have cast aside the traditional models of command and control. Frontline teams ‘self-manage’ while supported by coaches instead of being directed by middle management. Trust and empowerment have replaced policies, procedures and reporting requirements. All with the aim to be able to better deal with an increasingly complex environment, create a working environment which is more in line with millennials’ expectations and retain a nimbleness and...
"Brexit is the biggest crisis facing the country since the second world war and it’s in my field” says Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law and Senior Tutor at Trinity College, “I think it’s important to be out there talking about it now – rather than writing a learned book in 20 years’ time discussing what went wrong.” Come and talk about it now with Catherine, who will explain why law underpins every aspect of how Brexit will play out. (Quote taken from CAM - Cambridge Alumni Magazine).
Would you like to turn up to networking meetings with an outstanding 60-second elevator pitch that makes you irresistible to potential clients and easily referable? In this session, we will be sharing the top 3 techniques that will help you to explain what you do, how you do it and why people should choose you.