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Touchdown! Vizzuality launches new Google Trends API

Vizzuality was invited to work with Google on its new Google Trends API to show which were the most searched-for American football teams across the United States.

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Voyage Manager forges closer ties with Travelport

Voyage Manager forges closer ties with Travelport

Voyage Manager has joined the developer network of Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform providing distribution, technology and payment solutions.

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Joe joins Prime Minister’s mission to Washington

Joe joins Prime Minister’s mission to Washington

Joe Parry joined David Cameron on a trip to Washington where the Prime Minister announced significant new investment and initiatives aimed at protecting the UK’s online interests.

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Leading the way in sound recognition

Leading the way in sound recognition

What’s in a sound? For Audio Analytic, the ability to accurately recognise and analyse a sound underpins the company.

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The Brains behind cutting energy waste for major uranium producer

The Brains behind cutting energy waste for major uranium producer

IntelliSense.io is working with one of the world’s largest uranium producers on its Green Smart Mine innovation programme to reduce energy waste and improve production.

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Turning methane into graphene – from gas to ‘black gold’

Turning methane into graphene may seem like modern-day alchemy but that is what Cambridge Nanosystems is successfully doing – and at a scale that will soon increase 100-fold.

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Eyeteq technology transforms TV for colour-blind viewers

Eyeteq technology transforms TV for colour-blind viewers

Spectral Edge has launched its Eyeteq technology for TV set top boxes to transform viewing for people with colour blindness.

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Double delight for Cambridge Intelligence

Double delight for Cambridge Intelligence

Cambridge Intelligence has been named Innovative Business of the Year and one of 60 high-growth European firms with the potential to hit £100m revenue within three to five years.

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Audio Analytic wins international award for consumer electronics

Audio Analytic has won an award in a worldwide competition to recognise the best innovations in engineering, science and technology.

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Smart solution to manage growing volume of genomics data

Fonleap is developing software to improve the efficiency of managing large – and rapidly growing – amounts of genomics data.

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Virtual fitting room Metail closes $12m funding round

Virtual fitting room Metail has recently closed on a $12 million funding round, adding to $8 million raised since being founded in 2008.

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Taming the flood of literature for researchers

Sparrho features in an article in Nature about recommendation services that help researchers keep up with the most important papers without becoming overwhelmed by information.

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Intelligent equity funding firm that stands out from the crowd

Intelligent equity funding firm that stands out from the crowd

The origins of SyndicateRoom started with a simple question – if I have £1,000, why can’t I invest it in the same early stage companies as some of Cambridge’s most high-profile business angels?

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Voyage Manager signs up another university customer

Voyage Manager signs up another university customer

The University of Aberdeen has signed up as the latest customer for Voyage Manager’s travel management solution.

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Spectral Edge offers insight into technology to help people with colour blindness

Spectral Edge offers insight into technology to help people with colour blindness

Spectral Edge’s managing director Christopher Cytera took to the airwaves to explain how new technology could help people with colour blindness.

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Reduse wins green award for ‘unprinting’ paper

Reduse wins green award for ‘unprinting’ paper

Reduse’s technology to remove print from paper so it can be reused several times before being recycled has won a major innovation competition award.

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BikeCityGuide wins Eurobike Award for ‘must have’ accessory

BikeCityGuide wins Eurobike Award for ‘must have’ accessory

The Finn Smartphone Mount made by BikeCityGuide, which is based at the ideaSpace City site, has been awarded the internationally acclaimed Eurobike Award 2014 as one of the “must have” bike accessories of the year.

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Skin Analytics wins Silicon Valley mentorship

Skin Analytics, which has developed a remote monitoring service to detect melanoma, has won a mentorship to help commercialise its business and raise funding in Silicon Valley.

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SyndicateRoom takes its place in the Killer50

SyndicateRoom takes its place in the Killer50

Equity crowdfunding company SyndicateRoom is one of 13 new entries in Business Weekly’s Killer50 list of the hottest technology companies in the East of England.

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European Digital Forum launched to ‘spread bright ideas’ across digital single market

The European Digital Forum – a think tank dedicated to empowering tech entrepreneurs and growing Europe’s digital economy – has been formally launched.

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Sharing insights into inspired start-ups

Stew McTavish was invited by the website InspiredStartups.com to give his insights into successful start-ups and how ideaSpace can help entrepreneurs on their journey.

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Taking parked therapies into overdrive

Taking parked therapies into overdrive

Healx3 is aiming to breathe new life into parked therapeutics and dormant IP in the biopharmaceutical industry.

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New home for rapidly growing Cambridge Intelligence

New home for rapidly growing Cambridge Intelligence

Cambridge Intelligence has moved to its own larger premises in the centre of Cambridge after enjoying rapid global growth.

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Cambridge knowledge exchange and innovation networks

Cambridge knowledge exchange and innovation networks

Effective university-business interactions and mechanisms for the exchange of knowledge, intellectual property, technology and trained people are essential to promote innovation and economic growth.

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Why Cambridge is a start-up city

'Why have so many tech firms originated in Cambridge?' is the question posed by the BBC in a feature on the city's success - and Stew McTavish and three ideaSpace members are helping provide the answers.

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Doubling up – rapid rise of staff and clients for Cambridge Intelligence

Doubling up – rapid rise of staff and clients for Cambridge Intelligence

Cambridge Intelligence is celebrating the addition of another major customer which takes the total past 20 worldwide – double the number it was six months ago.

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BBC News - Is it good for people to fail occasionally?

BBC News - Is it good for people to fail occasionally?

In this highly competitive world we often prize success and hate it when things go wrong, but is there actually a value in failing? BBC news spoke to ideaSpace Director Stewart McTavish recently on the topic.

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Supporting the growth and sustainability of Europe’s start-ups

Supporting the growth and sustainability of Europe’s start-ups

ideaSpace is supporting a new initiative to boost the growth and sustainability of European start-ups by helping them compete and raise funds at a global level.

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How technology will shape our lives in 2020

How technology will shape our lives in 2020

A new book curated by a creative entrepreneur based at ideaSpace focuses on how technology will influence our daily life in the near future.

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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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