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  • CW supports the NHS & Royal Voluntary Service drive for volunteers at COVID-19 vaccination centres

    This Christmas, CW are supporting the NHS and Royal Voluntary Service in the booster vaccination drive.  More volunteer stewards for the large scale COVID-19 vaccination sites are urgently needed.  If you have time over the coming months, you could make a real difference to the efficiency of the booster rollout in your area.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Fill out the annual CW Community Survey to be in with a chance of winning a £250 voucher

    Whether you've been a member for ten years or you've only participated in a couple of CW activities, this is your annual chance to tell us what you like and what you would like to be improved!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • New Broadband Tapper Series Designed to Improve Signal Distribution

    Amphenol Procom’s new broadband tapper series PRO-TAP-88-5850 starts at 88 MHz and enables the distribution of various radio applications.

    added by antennaPRO 1 min Read
  • AST SpaceMobile Selects EnSilica to Support the Development of its Next Generation Advanced Cellular ASIC Chip

    AST SpaceMobile, selects EnSilica to develop the next generation ASIC for space-based cellular broadband network

    added by EnSilica 4 min Read
  • Consortium trio secure place on central government legal panel

    Sharpe Pritchard, Bevan Brittan and Howes Percival appointed by Crown Commercial Service

    added by Howes Percival LLP 3 min Read
  • DataQube strengthens commercial presence through the appointment of experienced VP of Sales

    Further senior appointments expected in Q1 2022 after securing €26million from French investment management firm

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 2 min Read
  • Ten minutes with: SyntheSys

    SyntheSys,the provider of world-leading military information and communications systems engineering services, introduce themselves to the CW community after joining as a member this autumn.

    added by SyntheSys 2 min Read
  • Ten minutes with: SimSage

    SimSage, a UK-based company providing an Intelligent Information Management Platform for businesses, introduce themselves to the CW community after joining as a member this autumn.

    added by SimSage (UK) Ltd 3 min Read
  • New training webinars launched for Spring 2022

    The CW Team are collaborating with award-winning digital maketing agency, Sookio, on a series of training sessions in Spring 2022 targeted at marketing professionals in the technology industry.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • DataQube secures €26 million from French investment management company, RGREEN INVEST

    This investment will be leveraged to accelerate the commercialisation of the world’s most energy efficient and optimized modular edge data centre, cutting down consumption and CO2 emissions by more than half

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 2 min Read
  • Ten minutes with: IFG Consulting Europe

    IFG Consulting Europe, a leading business growth consultancy representing promising software providers, introduces themselves to the CW community after joining as a member this autumn.

    added by IFG Consulting Europe 5 min Read
  • Taking the Complexity out of Connectivity for IoT applications

    Connectivity is now a prerequisite for the majority of electronic products to enable the smart features demanded by today’s consumers. Bluetooth is an extremely popular option, as it operates in the same unlicensed 2.4GHz frequency band anywhere in the world and is compatible with a vast range of consumer electronics devices especially smartphones. The latest Bluetooth Low Energy standard maintains the wide interoperability with Classic Bluetooth, now pervasive in all of our smartphones, but offers dramatically reduced power consumption and extended range at a lower cost for a much wider adoption in our daily life.

    added by Anglia 6 min Read
  • Local authority carbon neutral strategies are adding to, not reducing, their carbon footprint

    Peter Ruffley, CEO, Zizo, discusses the challenges that local authorities face with retrofitting buildings and cities with smart environmental technology.

    added by Zizo Software 5 min Read
  • Ten minutes with: Twilio

    Twilio, the company that is democratizing access to communications tech, introduces themselves to the CW community after joining as a member this autumn.

    added by Twilio 4 min Read
  • Howes Percival featured in the Times' Best 200 Law Firms

    Howes Percival has been named one of the top 200 law firms in England and Wales in The Times’ Best Law Firms 2022

    added by Howes Percival LLP 1 min Read
  • Howes Percival joins Legal Sustainability Alliance

    As part of its ongoing environmental strategy, Howes Percival has joined the Legal Sustainability Alliance (LSA)

    added by Howes Percival LLP 1 min Read

    The National Security and Investment Act 2021 (the Act) comes into force on 4 January 2022 but has retrospective effect and already applies to transactions completed on or after 12 November 2020.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 7 min Read
  • Inside Green Innovation: Progress Report 2021

    What can patent data reveal about global progress in green innovation, and what might be achieved in years to come?

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 1 min Read
  • DCD Awards 2021 DataQube are finalists in the edge data centre project of the year category

    DataQube (Global) Ltd, developers of the world's first 5G-ready edge data centre system, together with partner companies Prism Power Ltd and LiquidCool Solutions Inc have been shortlisted for the "Edge Data Centre Project of the Year". The winners will be announced on 8 December at the DC Awards Gala Dinner & Ceremony, hosted at the Park Plaza Hotel, central London and broadcast live worldwide.

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 1 min Read
  • ip21 celebrates it’s 21st Birthday in late November!

    Cambridge and East Anglia based Intellectual Property (IP) experts ip21 are celebrating their 21st birthday on the 21st November as the company was founded on the same day back in 2000. The company has planned an evening networking reception for its local clients and contacts, and various social events for its staff to celebrate the milestone.

    1 min Read
  • Catch up on the sessions from the CW International Conference

    Whether you attended the CW International Conference: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies on 9 November at IWM Duxford and want to review the talks, or you couldn't attend the event but want to see what you missed, we have videos and slides available for you to peruse at your leisure in the CW Resource Library.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW Technology & Innovation Awards Winners Announced

    The winners of the CW Technology & Innovation Awards have been revealed today at the CW International Conference.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • The UK’s biggest business survey is back and it’s time to make your voice heard

    Our Quarterly Economic Survey is back and once again we’re asking you to contribute to one of the UK’s largest and most reputable barometers of business opinion.

    added by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce 1 min Read
  • Someone’s copying my invention! What should I do?

    What do you do if, before you have obtained a granted patent, a third party starts selling a product that looks like your invention? Is there anything you can do to stop the third party? Does your patent application provide you with any rights before the patent is granted? Parminder Kaur Lally and Simon Ambroz answer these questions in the article below.

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 5 min Read
  • Wireless industry leaders convene to advance sustainability

    Hundreds of wireless industry business leaders are gathering tomorrow at the CW International Conference (CWIC) to discuss what the telecommunications sector can do to support national and global sustainability efforts.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Leading Intellectual Property Law Firm Marks & Clerk Further Strengthens Cambridge Offering

    Marks & Clerk, one of the world’s leading intellectual property (IP) law firms, has announced the promotion of Andrea Williams to Partner and the appointment of Senior Associate David Kemp to the Cambridge team, transferring from the London office. Both attorneys are part of the firm’s market-leading UK teams, with Andrea specialising in patents in the biotechnology field and David advising on all aspects of UK, EUTM and international trade mark law and practice.

    added by Marks & Clerk 2 min Read
  • Billion Dollar Code: how start-ups can win the Quids Game

    Netflix's 'The Billion Dollar Code' is the real-life story of how a tech start-up lost a billion dollars. In this article, patent attorney Parminder Kaur Lally explains some of the mistakes made by the start-up in the show, and how modern-day start-ups can avoid making the same errors. (Please be aware, this article contains spoilers).

    added by Appleyard Lees IP LLP 6 min Read
  • Chronos becomes an Employee Ownership Trust

    The Next Phase in the Chronos Journey Chronos Technology the UK's leading resilient sync and timing expert, has transitioned to employee ownership through the Chronos Technology Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) Ltd.

    added by Chronos Technology 2 min Read
  • CommAgility software selected by SmartSky for air-to-ground network

    Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. announced today that SmartSky Networks has selected the CommAgility high-performance telecommunications systems software as a key part of its next-generation air-to-ground (ATG) network.

    added by CommAgility 2 min Read
  • Neurim v Mylan: A Most Unusual Case - Take Two Part Two

    In a further preliminary skirmish in the Neurim v Mylan battle, the Patents Court has granted Neurim’s wish to have its day in court. Mylan (now Viatris) failed in its bid to stay the UK proceedings pending determination of the EPO opposition proceedings.

    added by Marks & Clerk 2 min Read
  • Cambridgeshire Chambers seeks representation on Cambridge & South Cambridgeshire Committee

    The Cambridge & South Cambridgeshire Chamber is looking to enhance their committee by recruiting new representatives.

    added by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce 1 min Read
  • Finalists announced for the CW Technology & Innovation Awards

    The sixty nominations that the CW team received over the summer have been shortlisted and the finalists announced. Winners will be revealed at the CW International Conference on 9 November.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • When connectivity in health really matters

    A white paper on how challenges in health, care and cure can be relieved by state of the art wireless connectivity.

    added by UlWiMo 1 min Read
  • CW Technology & Innovation Awards Partner UEA to lead on new UK-India Future Networks Initiative

    A £1.4-million project led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) will support the integration of high-speed communications networks in India.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Telco Edge Computing

    “The shifting trend in Data Centre setups and the move to edge computing is giving telcos a unique opportunity to move up the value chain by repositioning themselves as cloud carriers,” says Franck Turquet of DataQube

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 3 min Read
  • Unique Silent Switcher designs offer high efficiency at high switching frequencies >2MHz with ultra-low EMI

    An important aspect of power supply design is ensuring it can achieve a high efficiency, typically 90%+, whilst at the same time meeting all regulatory standards that apply.

    added by Anglia 6 min Read
  • CommAgility Debuts 5G Small Cell Standalone Reference Platform

    CommAgility has introduced a new indoor 5G Small Cell standalone gNodeB reference platform. The SC-RF2-5Gn78 combines the Company’s industry-leading SmallCellPHY-5G and SmallCellSTACK-5G software along with its baseband and RF hardware based on NXP’s Layerscape® and Layerscape Access SoCs

    added by CommAgility 1 min Read
  • 42 Technology helps develop smart monitoring for remote Australian farms

    42 Technology (42T) has helped Titan Class – an Australian IoT company – to develop a faster and easier way to roll-out its smart agricultural monitoring systems to some of the most remote farms across the country and without farmers needing to install costly infrastructure, such as gateway antennae.

    added by 42 Technology 2 min Read
  • iTrinegy joins Cambridge Wireless Community

    iTrinegy is pleased to announce it has joined Cambridge Wireless (CW) as a founder member. CW is the leading international community for companies involved in the research, development and application of wireless and mobile, internet, semiconductor and software technologies.

    added by iTrinegy Ltd 2 min Read
  • Marks & Clerk attending Slush 2021 in Helsinki

    As members of the Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce and Spatial8, and with a longstanding history of advising Nordic clients, we are delighted to announce that IP and Contract Law specialists Michael Moore and Simon Portman will be attending Slush 2021 in Helsink this year.

    added by Marks & Clerk 1 min Read
  • Sunderland City Council and BAI Communications announce new partnership to create the UK’s most advanced smart city

    Sunderland, United Kingdom is set to have next generation 5G mobile infrastructure, putting it on track to become one of the UK’s most advanced smart cities, it has been announced today.

    added by BAI Communications 2 min Read
  • Plextek welcomes new CEO

    Brent Hudson has taken over as CEO of Plextek Services Limited. Previously CEO of Telensa, the market-leading smart street lighting company, Hudson has 25 years’ experience at senior management and board level with companies such as Sagentia Group plc, QinetiQ, and Tality.

    added by Plextek 1 min Read
  • The UK innovators creating a 5G future

    Three UK companies working on the cutting edge of technology are bringing the game changing potential of 5G out of the theoretical and into the real world.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Royalty Pharma v Boehringer: The UK’s Patents Court takes on the German law of licence negotiations and EPC 2000 purpose-limited product claims

    This article discusses the Royalty Pharma v Boehringer judgment from the UK’s Patents Court which covers a number of interesting points on German patent licensing and substantive patent law.

    added by Marks & Clerk 2 min Read
  • Your views on doing business in Asia

    With most major Asian economies forecasted to grow in 2022, are you tempted to kickstart your business in Asia soon? If so what are the activities you will begin with, and which countries are your priorities? If not, what concerns are holding you back?

    added by 1 min Read
  • M&C Reacts: IEA’s World Energy Outlook - Investment and innovation key to reaching net zero

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) released its World Energy Outlook 2021 (WEO-2021) on 13 October 2021. As widely predicted, 2021 saw a large rebound in coil and oil use resulting in the second-largest annual increase in CO2 emissions in history. While financial commitments have been made towards reaching the IEA’s Net Zero Emissions 2050 scenario, public spending on sustainable energy has only mobilized an estimated one-third of the required investment.

    added by Marks & Clerk 2 min Read
  • A willing FRAND Licensee must commit to take a FRAND licence Optis Cellular v Apple Retail [2021] EWHC 2564 (Pat)

    In a lengthy and complex decision reaching over 80 pages and one that will be welcomed by holders of standard essential patents (SEPs), Mr Justice Meade has given judgment in the latest in a series of trials in the UK’s Patents Court between Optis and Apple concerning Optis’ SEPs and the FRAND obligations which apply to them.

    added by Marks & Clerk 8 min Read
  • One month to go until the CW International Conference

    The CW International Conference: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies is a must attend event for business leaders in the wireless sector. On 9 November the industry will gather at the entertaining venue of IWM Duxford to discuss the nature of sustainability in telecommunications from three perspectives: financial, socioeconomic and environmental.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Self-managed data centres and cloud computing belong to a bygone age – or do they just need reinventing?

    “Digital infrastructures need to evolve to keep pace with demand,” says Steve Pass of DataQube Global

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 2 min Read
  • Tech Comms Clinic comes to CWIC

    cofinitive is bringing their highly-successful Communications Clinic to CWIC. We are offering ten one-to-one sessions throughout the event to discuss your strategy, communications, PR, branding and engagement requirements with one of our communication experts. So, whether you’re launching a new product, refreshing your brand, entering a new market, increasing your employee and stakeholder engagement, or trying to secure funding, come and talk to us.

    added by cofinitive Ltd 2 min Read
  • Cambridge-based cofinitive wins PR Industry award for second year running

    cofinitive is delighted to announce that we have won an award at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Pride (East Anglia) Awards for the second consecutive year.

    added by cofinitive Ltd 2 min Read
  • Further speakers join the CWIC 2021 agenda

    The CW International Conference (CWIC) on 9 November is an annual opportunity for business leaders in the wireless community to come together to discuss important issues. This year the theme of the conference is “Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies” and the talks will focus on the sustainability of the industry from a financial, socioeconomic and environmental perspective.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Anglia excels in lockdown for Bourns

    Anglia has been named 2020 Highest Performing Distributor - Regional Partner, Northern Europe by Bourns following an exceptional performance across a wide range of product lines including, Trimpot, Magnetics and Multifuse

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • RF and Optical Device Integration

    The last two technology topics (Smart Servers from Space and RF and Optical Network Integration) and this month’s topic (RF and Optical Device Integration) look at how the integration of RF and optical technology is changing the relative delivery and storage economics of terrestrial and non-terrestrial networks.

    added by RTT Online 6 min Read
  • MCS Test Announce New Sales Partnership with Keysight Technologies

    Keysight Technologies product lines will complement MCS Test’s market-leading selection of high-quality test and measurement tools and equipment

    added by MCS Test 1 min Read
  • Connected meters, alarms and cameras? - David Pearson, Technical Director at Anglia

    Creating building automation-ready smart meters, fire alarms and security cameras Analysts predict that the market for building automation systems will double in the 5 year period up to 2023 analysts predict the global market for building automation systems will double in size as building designers seek to improve the safety, reliability, convenience, comfort, and energy efficiency of domestic and commercial buildings. This has significant implications for the design of systems that have been present in buildings for some time which now need to be connected and smart. Examples include energy meters, fire and smoke alarms and security cameras. How can designers of these products bring their solutions up to date?

    added by Anglia 5 min Read
  • New speakers announced for CWIC 2021

    The CW International Conference: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies is returning face-to-face at the spacious IWM Duxford on 9 November, and online. Join hundreds of wireless industry business leaders to discuss the sustainability of our networks from £75 (in-person at IWM Duxford) or £25 (watch talks online).

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • 42 Technology expands healthcare team and development capabilities

    42 Technology has boosted its existing healthcare consulting and engineering resources with three more team members, as well as a further investment in its in-house development laboratories to enable faster and more efficient testing of new medical devices and diagnostics.

    added by 42 Technology 2 min Read
  • Who are CW’s longest standing members?

    Since our founding in 2008, CW’s membership has grown and we are constantly seeing new members join our active community of engineers, technologists and digital transformers. We celebrate these new members in our monthly newsletters and on socials, but what of our more loyal members?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • What is Industrial IoT?

    This month saw the rebirth of the CW Industrial IoT SIG with an introductory session to the concept, use and technologies of Industrial IoT.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Martlet Capital spinning out to continue early-stage investment momentum

    Martlet Capital Limited (“Martlet Capital”) is excited to announce an initial equity investment from high calibre investors, including Saranac Partners and NetScientific, the parent company of EMV Capital. This investment will allow Martlet Capital to acquire the existing portfolio of over 50 investments from Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Limited and continue to invest in UK based deep technology businesses.

    added by Martlet 2 min Read
  • Anglia Unicorn created to support technology start-ups at all stages of their journey

    Anglia Components announces the launch of Anglia Unicorn, a dedicated division to help technology start-ups get off the drawing board and into the market faster. Anglia Unicorn was conceived to provide start-ups with the innovative technology ideas they need and offers engineering resources, evaluation hardware and software tools along with samples from Anglia’s world class technology partners, all free of charge.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • CommAgility 5G NR Hardware and Software selected by Shared Spectrum for DoD 5G Project

    Wireless Telecom Group announced that Shared Spectrum Company (SSC), a leading innovator of spectrum intelligence software and solutions, has selected 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software from CommAgility for a US Department of Defense (DoD) project.

    added by CommAgility 1 min Read
  • First speakers announced for the CW International Conference

    The CW community will be welcoming OneWeb, Intelsat, aql and more at CWIC 2021: Wireless in Digital and Circular Economies.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Focal Point Positioning hires industry-leading CXO, set to double headcount year-on-year

    Focal Point Positioning (FocalPoint), a deep tech start-up whose technologies solve the core problem of GNSS inaccuracies due to multipath and spoofing has announced the hire of GPS industry veteran Jim LaMance as Chief Experience Officer to support the growth of the business as it ramps up its in-market trialling and integration activities.

    added by FocalPoint 2 min Read
  • The Foundation for IoT Success is Business Strategy

    This guest blog was authored by big data analytics experts Zizo who are proudly sponsoring the Manufacturing and Logistics session at CWIC 2021.

    added by Zizo Software 4 min Read
  • Artificial intelligence liability: the rules are changing

    The law has been relatively slow to regulate artificial intelligence, but the rules are evolving. An important question is whether an AI company can be held liable for malfunctioning AI. Ryan E. Long writes that a company’s liability for its AI depends on whether a defect was present upon the AI release and whether, in the EU at least, the application is “high-risk.”

    added by Long & Associates PLLC 4 min Read
  • The UX choice for AI-human interaction

    In September 2021, the CW User Experience SIG hosted a fascinating session exploring the nuances of human reactions to artificial intelligence agents featuring Iulia Ionescu, a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader at the University of Arts London, and two members of the BBC R&D team – Tristan Ferne and Libby Miller.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Parallel Wireless Expands Open RAN Research and Development Centers Across the Globe

    Expanding our worldwide footprint and hiring best-in-class talent in mobile networks

    added by Parallel Wireless UK & EMEA 3 min Read
  • No Multiverse Here: A Single Counterfactual for All Claimants In Pregabalin Damages Inquiry

    In this trial of preliminary issues, Zacaroli J held that when assessing the damages payable to multiple claimants under cross-undertakings given in respect of various interim injunctions and orders (and for unjustified threats of patent infringement), a single set of counterfactual assumptions should apply to all inquiry claimants, where those claimants operate in the same, largely finite, market. The decision is the latest in a long line of judgments concerning Pfizer’s pregabalin product, Lyrica®.

    added by Marks & Clerk 6 min Read

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