Research England has awarded two grants, totalling £1.5 million, to support programmes working to increase the economic value and social impacts from
July 16, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: engineering innovation business commercialisation technology-transfer
Everyone is adjusting to life during the coronavirus pandemic. For many, working from home is the new normal and poses all sorts of new challenges. Anyone in a position of management has, overnight, lost many of the tangible aspects of doing their job – particularly the non-verbal aspects of communication and how we interact in space, in person. Here, Dr Thomas Roulet from Cambridge Judge Business School offers some advice for managers as we all adjust to new ways of working.
March 25, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: business covid-19 coronavirus work
Climate change could add around 20% to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040, according to early findings from Cambridge researchers, who are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: climate-change business climate risk
Professor Laura Itzhaki is a group leader in the Department of Pharmacology and a Fellow of Newnham College. Here, she tells us about forming her own spin-out company, pitching to investors and her research on the 'workhorses' of the cell.
Jan. 23, 2020 • ~2 min
Tags: women-in-stem innovation protein spin-out business commercialisation
The economic value of manufacturing to the UK is being underestimated in official statistics, potentially by as much as half, presenting significant issues for policymakers, according to a new report from the University of Cambridge.
June 12, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: engineering brexit business manufacturing industry
A recent University of Cambridge spin-out company, Paragraf, has started producing graphene – a sheet of carbon just one atomic layer thick – at up to eight inches (20cm) in diameter, large enough for commercial electronic devices.
March 12, 2019 • ~3 min
Tags: spotlight-on-advanced-materials spotlight-on-innovation graphene spin-out business
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