Help design the future of beauty and hair electronics


04-09-2018

Cambridge Wireless (CW) and ghd, the global leader in hair tools and subsidiary of the third largest beauty company in the world (Coty), are looking for start-ups, scale-ups & SMEs to enter the ghd Innovation Hive for a three month, funded, collaborative project that will help shift haircare to the connected era.

Ideal participants will have demonstrable experience in developing:
  • Smart and connected devices
  • Sensor technology
  • IoT platforms
  • Mobile applications
  • Exceptional user experiences
  • Machine learning and data processing algorithms
  • Data security processes

Based in The Bradfield Centre, Cambridge, successful applicants will work alongside the ghd R&D team, the CW community and local technology mentors to design a prototype connected hair-styling device. The work will be funded and if intellectual property from the ghd Innovation Hive is taken to market, start-ups may negotiate commercial terms.

This is an unmissable opportunity to contribute to the product line of a global brand. The deadline for applications to enter the the ghd Innovation Hive is Friday 28 September.

Any questions to be directed to Abhi Naha, Chief Commercial Officer at CW.

 

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