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The Cambridge cluster is the most successful in Europe with more than 1,500 high-tech companies currently based in the area, employing more than 54,000 people.12 of its companies are valued at more than $1 billion, of which two are worth in excess of $10 billion.

By joining ideaSpace you will gain access to Cambridge’s unique combination of research excellence, business leadership and investment opportunities as well as its pool of high calibre employees. Just as importantly, you will benefit from making connections with other start-up founders, sharing knowledge and experience in a supportive environment as you navigate your way through the early stages of establishing a new venture.

You can find out more about the Cambridge Cluster

Management & Governance

ideaSpace is part of the University of Cambridge and operates under the aegis of the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations. Day-to-day management is provided by IfM Education and Consultancy Services Ltd with guidance from the ideaSpace Steering Committee.

 

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We’re Still a Community (even when we’re not in the office)

Mar 31, 2020

As part of the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic we made the decision last week to close the ideaSpace offices for all activity, with the exception of essential and emergency access by our members. From the beginning we’ve said that the space element of ideaSpace was only one of the mechanisms in which we support our members and bring our community together. With recent developments this narrative has been put to the test.

Celebrating British Science Week

Mar 12, 2020

To celebrate British Science Week we spoke to three of our Founders about their innovative ideas, their story and the challenges they face. With three offices across Cambridge we wanted to feature a venture from each… Elyn Shen, Founder of Tenoke - a venture that uses ground-breaking technology to transform cardiovascular diseases prevention, is based at ideaSpace South on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. Ruchi Sharma, a member at ideaSpace West is the Founder of Stemnovate – a venture redefining drug discovery through data. Attila Csordas, member of ideaSpace City and Founder of AgeCurve – World’s First Deep Age Profiling from Home.

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