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Startup innovation boost

£100,000-plus Innovate UK boost for two cutting-edge startups. The UK government recently announced that 800 innovative businesses and startups are set to benefit from Innovate UK funding. Two startups currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by the Entrepreneurship Centre…

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Accelerating through crisis

How are Accelerate Cambridge startups adjusting in the current climate? Entrepreneurs supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Cambridge Judge Business School Entrepreneurship Centre are adjusting their activities in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. We spoke to some of them to find out how are they adapting in the current…

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Cambridge Independent: Better Origin’s new protein source could really fly

A feature about Better Origin startup (formerly known as Entomics) that is using technology to convert food waste to grow insects for fish food. The startup was previously on the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by the Cambridge Judge’s Entrepreneurship Centre.…

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Business Weekly: Cambridge Judge entrepreneurs help ‘shield’ hospital staff from COVID-19 threat

Cambridge Judge Business School entrepreneurs are taking part in a volunteer effort ShieldNHS to produce thousands of face shields helping to protect hospital staff from coronavirus. The team has already delivered more than 60,000 face shields to 56 hospitals across…

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Cambridge Independent: Cancer survivor sets up a startup and offers free course in response to COVID-19 crisis

Sheila Kissane-Marshall has established Boutros Bear rehabilitation company that now offers a free 12-week exercise and mindfulness programme helping to cope with coronavirus. Sheila, who is also a startup coach at Accelerate Cambridge programme, says a combination of exercise, mindfulness…

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Cambridge 105 Radio: Cambridge Breakfast

Nicola Filzmoser and Cornelius Palm, currently studying MSt in Entrepreneurship at Cambridge Judge Business School, talk about migraines and their startup Happyr Health. They are developing an app aiming to help children suffering from migraine. The startup is supported by…

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Community effort

60,000 face shields for NHS hospitals. Cambridge Judge Business School entrepreneurs are taking part in a volunteer effort to produce thousands of face shields helping to protect hospital staff from coronavirus. ShieldNHS, a non-profit organisation founded in March 2020, says…

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Cambridge News: Volunteers wanted to help assemble face shields for NHS staff in Cambridge

ShieldNHS initiative lead by entrepreneur Lucy Jung is looking for volunteers in Cambridge to assemble protective visors for frontline health workers. Lucy Jung is co-founder of a medical device startup Charco that is currently on Accelerate Cambridge programme at Cambridge…

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Cambridge Judge supported biotech firm joins the global coronavirus fight

Healx, a biotech firm that was supported by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, says it is using its artificial intelligence (AI) platform to develop drug combinations from approved drugs to seek treatments for COVID-19. The Cambridge-based company,…

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Business Weekly: AstraZeneca scoops coveted Cambridge Judge Business School Award

The Cambridge Judge Business School Recognition Awards salute organisations and individuals for actively engaging with and supporting the Business School. This year’s awards honoured The Nature Conservancy, Santander, AstraZeneca, Monish Suri, Fadi Boustany and the Judge Family for engaging with…

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