Category Archives: Technology

IFA Consumer Electronics Show: Brilliant innovation or useless gadgetry?

The IFA (consumer electronics unlimited) show was held in Berlin from 5-11 September 2013. Thousands upon thousands of consumer electronic products. Some good, some not so good, some just plain bewildering. Anyway, I went so you didn’t have to*. And … Continue reading

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Does the carbon fibre car need a woman’s touch?

Working on the recent launch of Cambridge University Eco Racing’s British entry to the World Solar Challenge, we were encouraged to see how many female students from the University of Cambridge were getting involved in all aspects of the project. … Continue reading

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Maude launches Solutions Exchange for tech SMEs

Francis Maude was in Cambridge today to encourage technology firms to pitch their ideas to government.  The intention is to gain earlier engagement with companies and to garner new approaches to saving money and improving public services. Tweet This Post

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Networking – technology exhibition in Cambridge

6th December, St John’s Innovation Centre, 4pm onwards. Over the last few weeks I’ve been busy meeting some of East Anglia’s most exciting entrepreneurs and hearing about their innovations. This is more than just a chance for me to talk to inspirational … Continue reading

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Meerkats and Avatars 2011: open for applications

What determines which technologies make it big? Attracting the attention of those who matter is essential – whether this is potential investors, collaborators or customers – and media relations is a rapid way of spreading the word widely. We are working … Continue reading

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Backing up your data

You may well back up your important data, but you probably don’t. It’s something that you know you ought to do, but never quite get around to doing it. Like regular exercise or reading some Dickens. Maybe you never think … Continue reading

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A moment on your lips, a lifetime in landfill

Cambridge’s cleantech businesses have some sustainable alternatives to plastic, reducing the amount of plastic rubbish and protecting the environment Continue reading

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A naked flash of inspiration

The Eureka! moment can hit at the most unexpected of times. Some of the most significant scientific breakthroughs and useful inventions have first flashed in to someone’s brain when they were in the bath, cycling to work, walking the dog … Continue reading

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Big Brother, Little Britain

In the beginning, when the connected world was new and the cold war generation valued their privacy and the freedoms it provided, the telcos kept it quiet that as you used your mobile phone they knew exactly where you were, … Continue reading

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Oxygen in the Golden Hour

Getting oxygen to blast victims within the first hour will significantly increase their chance of survival, was something we learnt this week.  One of our clients, Cambridge Design Partnership, is developing a portable oxygen generator that is light enough to … Continue reading

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