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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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SimPrints crowned Startup Company of the Year

SimPrints has been named the Startup Company of the Year at the Business Weekly Awards.

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ilumink bought by technology specialist Tracerco

ilumink, which commercialises technology for brand authentication and anti-counterfeiting, has been acquired by industrial technology specialist Tracerco.

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SeeSpeak tablet uses Skype to connect families around the globe

SeeSpeak has launched a website to promote its single-function tablet for video calls to connect generations of families that may live on opposite sides of the world.

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Smart objects becoming reality as PragmatIC secures major investment

Smart objects becoming reality as PragmatIC secures major investment

Ultra-thin and low-cost flexible microcircuits are poised to revolutionise everyday living by providing consumers with real-time information about every aspect of their environment.

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LESSONS FROM A FOUNDER: Taking Your Technology to Market with Scott White from PragmatIC

Mar 14, 2019

Scott White, ideaSpace alumni and serial entrepreneur is CEO of PragmatIC. PragmatIC produces sheets of flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs), extending the reach of electronics into markets unfeasible for silicon for reasons of form factor and/or cost. Printed electronics is one of the world’s fastest growing technologies, representing enormous potential in interconnected devices. In recognition of British Science Week, we spoke to Scott about the company’s journey from a technology-based concept to the production of commercial products, and asked his advice about taking a new technology to market.

LESSONS FROM A FOUNDER: Basics of Building a Business - IP with Christian Bunke

Feb 28, 2019

With the next B3 event coming up in the next few weeks, we thought we’d take a look back at some previous B3s and learn more about what it takes to build a business. But first – a bit about B3. Our Basics of Building a Business event, or B3, is hosted by a Founder who has successfully scaled their business. They invite the three people who proved vital in helping them along the way to share what they did, how they did it and so much more on what you need to do to go from start up to scale up. Late last year Adam Durant, CEO of Satavia and alumni of ideaSpace, was our guest founder for the evening and invited along Christian Bunke of Basck - an IP Firm focused on working with startups. Here’s what he had to say…

Spotlight on Mursla

Feb 03, 2019

Cancer is one of the most challenging global issues an entrepreneur could choose to tackle. But Pierre Arsène and Victor Serdio are doing just that with their company Mursla. Based at ideaSpace West, Mursla is developing a breakthrough technology for early cancer detection using liquid biopsies, offering a less invasive and more responsive approach to diagnosis, treatment and cure. To mark World Cancer Day on the 4th February, we asked Pierre to explain more about Mursla and the bold ideas and enthusiasm driving this bright company.

LESSONS FROM A FOUNDER: What's Your 2019 Startup Goal?

Jan 30, 2019

For many of us, a new year often starts with an optimistic resolution to change – join the gym, write a book, travel perhaps. But if you’re running a startup, January is a great time to assess your company’s development and set fresh goals for the coming year. We asked four founders at ideaSpace to reflect on progress and share their area of focus for 2019.

GeoSpock Lands £10 Million in Additional Funding 

Jan 09, 2019

ideaSpace alumni and extreme data specialists, GeoSpock, have secured an extra  £10 million in funding. The latest round was led by Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) jointly with Parkwalk Advisors and Japanese firms Global Brain and 31Ventures. Japanese data tech company KDDI Supership joined as a strategic investor. Investment was also secured from existing investor, Jonathan Milner.

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