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Cambridge ideas change the world and have created the vibrant high-technology cluster of Cambridge UK. Cambridge Network is a cross- sector membership organisation that brings people together - from business and academia - to meet each other and share ideas, encouraging collaboration for greater success.  We organise shared learning and events for members, and help bring new people to the region.

News


UK’s only passive EIS fund reopens this September

Investors that missed out on March’s fundraise will have another opportunity to invest in the UK’s only passive EIS fund when it reopens for a two-week window this September.

20/08/2018Read in full

Need for speed drives £9 billion superfast broadband boost

Local businesses in areas covered by the Government’s rollout of superfast broadband have seen a combined £9 billion increase in turnover since the boost to their broadband speed, new figures have revealed.

20/08/2018Read in full

Female FTSE chiefs pocket £3m less than men

Research into the top FTSE 100 companies, conducted by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the professional body for management and leadership, commissioned by the Sunday Times, has found that female chief executives earn less than half as much as their male counterparts overall.

20/08/2018Read in full

What makes a faster typist?

The largest-ever dataset on typing speeds and styles finds that the fastest typists make fewer errors, and they often type the next key before the previous one has been released.

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Monsanto case reaffirms that robotics will shape the future of agrochemicals

A US court recently held Monsanto’s glyphosate responsible for causing cancer in a ground keeper, awarding $289M of damages. This is a critical verdict in that it demonstrates that glyphosate - as one of the most popular non-selective herbicides worldwide- is on shaky ground.

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Asset structural integrity seminar highlights importance of constraint effects in fracture

The Structural Integrity Technical Group of The Welding Institute (TWI) and the UK Forum for Engineering Structural Integrity (FESI) recently addressed a topic that is currently of substantial research and industrial interest by jointly holding a full day’s Constraint Effects in Fracture seminar.

20/08/2018Read in full

Too many blokes?

Eastyoke Projects cites an interesting piece in The Economist, highlighting the importance of having a mixed sex team...

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A video tour! And half price studio hire at Cambridge TV

Cambridge TV has made a video for time-pressed creative people who want to see around its space. And if you need to hire a studio for your project, its new half price deal on fixed dates gives amazing value for money.

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Digitising medicine: Healthera raises £3m Series A to scale across the UK

Cambridge-based digital health platform raises £3m Series A, led by ADV with participation from Cambridge Enterprise, to scale its solution across the UK.

17/08/2018Read in full

RiverRhee's new one-day Supervisors' course and other courses coming up in September

RIverRhee's new one-day Supervisors' course kicks off in September, an alternative to its traditional three-day Introduction to Management which will also be running that month. For those interested in more individual skills, RIverRhee also has the half-day Effective Influencing and Communication course, and more one-day courses coming up in October and November.

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