Women in STEM: Professor Laura Itzhaki

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. 

Cambridge University News | Jan. 23, 2020 | cambridge
~2 mins   

Tags: women-in-stem spin-out business commercialisation innovation protein

Value of manufacturing to UK economy significantly underestimated, report claims

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.

Cambridge University News | June 12, 2019 | cambridge
~5 mins   

Tags: manufacturing brexit industry business engineering

Cambridge spin-out starts producing graphene at commercial scale

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. 

Cambridge University News | March 12, 2019 | cambridge
~3 mins   

Tags: graphene spin-out spotlight-on-advanced-materials business spotlight-on-innovation

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