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Cloud-based accounting software provider FreeAgent Central begin AIM trading

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Spectral Edge showcase their Eyeteq and Nighteq technology at the OTTtv World Summit

ideaSpace West members, Spectral Edge, have been receiving a lot of media attention recently after showcasing their image processing technology at the OTTtv World Summit on the 8th to 10th November, 2016 in London.

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Blackboard Announces Acquisition of U.K. Based Fronteer

Blackboard Announces Acquisition of U.K. Based Fronteer

Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today announced the acquisition of U.K. based Fronteer, including its flagship Ally product. Ally is designed to help institutions and instructors make course content more accessible for learners.

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'Dream Team' Fronteer, featured in E-Learn Magazine

'Dream Team' Fronteer, featured in E-Learn Magazine

E-Learning magazine champions Fronteer's new product 'Ally', which makes course materials more accessible to students.

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Polysolar celebrate Top Innovation Award

Polysolar celebrate Top Innovation Award

Polysolar who develop, design, and project-manage Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) solutions have won Cambridge News Top Innovation 2016 Award

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Healx secures £1.5m from Amadeus Capital and investors to combat rare diseases

Healx secures £1.5m from Amadeus Capital and investors to combat rare diseases

Amadeus Capital Partners, the global technology investor, has made an early-stage investment of £1.5 million in ideaSpace alumni Healx, a Cambridge based healthcare company that seeks new uses for existing drugs in the fight against rare diseases.

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GeneAdviser partners with Birmingham Women’s Hospital to make personalised medicine more accessible

GeneAdviser partners with Birmingham Women’s Hospital to make personalised medicine more accessible

The largest genetics laboratory in the NHS brings to the platform their solid tumour sequencing, enabling clinicians to give an individual approach to their patients, tailored to their tumour’s genetic makeup.

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GeneAdviser raises £350K to boost uptake of genomic medicine

GeneAdviser, an online ordering platform for clinical genetic testing, has raised £350,000 in its first round of seed funding, backed by Cambridge biotech angel Dr Jonathan Milner.

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ROADMAP Systems secures $1.7m in Series A investment

ideaSpace member and ROADMap CEO Karl Heeks ready to take revolutionary wavelength switch technology to market

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Metrarc wins funding from Innovate UK for data protection research

Cambridge-based Metrarc is part of a consortium which has won funding worth nearly £400,000 from Innovate UK to combat growing security threats to the management of personal health data.

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Congratulations to Business Weekly Award Winners

Many worthy winners last night at the Cambridge Business Weekly awards including Jelena Aleksic, CEO of GeneAdviser

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Unikernel sell

Unikernel's unique approach to deploying and managing applications brought by Docker

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IntelliSense.io leads mining into the future

Antofagasta Minerals has signed a strategic partnership to deploy IntelliSense.io analytics and digital technologies

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Rising stars

Inspirational women named in BioBeat 2015

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DSrupt winners spread their wings

GeneAdviser and Undo named winners of the 2015 Cambridge Wireless Discovering Start-Ups competition.

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IntelliSense.io founder joins prestigious line up

Top Chinese CEOs and entrepreneurs visit The Møller Centre for Global Leadership Programme featuring William Hague

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Summer Heights

Summer Heights

Spectacular views for summer member event

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Rooms with a view – ideaSpace City moves to a new riverside location

ideaSpace City has moved a short distance along Mill Lane to a new riverside office overlooking the mill pond.

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Metrarc wins funding to improve security on data from the Internet of Things

Metrarc has won funding from Innovate UK for a project that aims to improve security for personal data gathered though the Internet of Things (IoT) with a focus on wearable technology.

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Cambridge Intelligence wins Queen’s Award

Cambridge Intelligence, which is an ideaSpace alumni member and is helping to solve some of the world’s most complex data visualisation challenges, has been honoured with a coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation.

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Cambridge Nanosystems wins top award for business innovation

Cambridge Nanosystems has won the top award for Business Innovation at the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2015.

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Celebrating World Environment Day - Polysolar’s Contribution to Saving our Planet

Jun 05, 2019

ideaSpace exists to support founders with scalable innovative ideas which could potentially address global threats like climate change. To celebrate World Environment Day we spoke to Hamish Watson, founder of ideaSpace alumni company Polysolar – a leader in the provision of solar PV glass for energy generation in buildings. He took us through Polysolar’s story, from product inception to where it is today, and shared his thoughts on the secret to the company’s success, the challenges that have shaped its growth, and some advice on crowdfunding.

LESSONS FOR A FOUNDER - 10 Things a Start-up Company Should Consider When Writing a Communications Plan

May 29, 2019

Lorna Cuddon set up Zyme Communications 10 years ago to focus on early stage life science companies as she saw a gap in the market for a Cambridge based company. At our recent B3 event Lorna shared what an early stage start-up needs to consider in their communications. She first touched on why you need it. Communications is essential to support corporate objectives; whether its raising investment or creating commercial leads and sales revenue, establishing partnerships or raising the company profile to support a recruitment drive – the comms plan can help! We took the top 10 tips from Lorna’s talk – read on to find out what you can do to up your communications game.

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