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  • CW announce ten finalists to pitch at the 8th Discovering Start-ups Competition

    This year’s annual technology start-up event will see pitches encompassing the latest technologies; from machine learning and artificial intelligence to wearables, 3D facial recognition and driverless cars.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • CW Team deliver a coffee inspired pitch day

    On Monday 25th September, the CW Team welcomed 13 technology teams into the Bradfield Centre, Cambridge for a day of inspired pitching to revolutionise the Costa Coffee customer experience.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Spotlight on Spectral Edge

    Interview with Rhodri Thomas, CEO of Spectral Edge

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Costa Coffee: Shop of the Future

    The nation’s favourite takes some inspiration from the UK tech scene. Costa Coffee are working in partnership with Cambridge Wireless (CW) and The Innovation Dividend to deliver a day-long Coffee Shop Ideation at the newly opened Bradfield Centre in Cambridge, UK. Supported by the technology community, companies are invited to pitch their innovative idea to an expert judging panel on Monday 25th September. Winners will have the opportunity to showcase their technology the following day to Costa execs for potential investment.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Spotlight on Luisa Baldini and Louisa Preston

    Interview with Luisa Baldini and Louisa Preston, founders of Composure Media.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Spotlight on Dr David Pugh

    Interview with David Pugh, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • How to make virtual reality feel real

    A practical answer is that we know it when we see it – and hear it, and touch it. So, if we want to create a virtual reality that feels real – then we need to recreate those three sensations.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Don't be scared, just go for it!

    Cambridge based Speechmatics won Discovering Startups Competition in 2014 – we caught up with Georgina Robertson (Marketing Director, Speechmatics) to find out what they’ve been up to…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Boil your proposition down

    DevicePilot pitched at Discovering Startups Competition in 2015 (then called 1248.io) – we caught up with Pilgrim Beart (Founder) to find out what they’ve been up to…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Digitising the world

    SenSat were a finalist at Discovering Startups Competition in 2016 – we caught up with James Dean (CEO) to find out what they’ve been up to…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Inspire your audience

    Cambridge based Undo won Discovering Startups Competition in 2015 – we caught up with Niamh Gallagher (Marketing Manager, Undo) to find out what they’ve been up to…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Enabling Innovation Showcase

    We’re delighted to announce that we are a supporting partner with Advanced Engineering, the UK’s largest annual gathering of advanced engineering & technology professionals & management.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Spotlight on Incubyte

    A few months back, we were introduced to Incubyte; a co-working environment and business incubator for technology based startups. I took a trip down to their new HQ to catch up the Founder, Rob Precious.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • 40% discount to China Britain AI Summit

    Organised by China-Britain Business Fusion, the summit presents the very first China-UK event dedicated to fostering opportunities and investment in the AI space.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Does your phone make travel difficult?

    Do you find that wherever you go, you always end up in the same place: in front of your smartphone? Using it, or letting it use you, to stay ‘connected’? Connected with what people are up to back home. Connected with the latest news reports. Connected with work. Connected with games, YouTube videos, Wikipedia. Connected with photos from the last holiday you took, and the one before that. What kind of ‘connection’ is that, really? This situation is something that’s crept up on us, and maybe it’s time to start making some decisions…

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • MWC18 - funding available!

    Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest annual gathering of mobile and related industry C-Level executives. If anything is happening in mobile, it can be found at MWC. Taking place at Fira Gran Via – the world-class venue in the heart of the Mobile World Capital. More than 100,000 visitors gather in Barcelona each year to bring MWC attendees the newest technologies and most innovative products.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • IWD Twitter Panel

    On Wednesday 8th March, the world joined together for International Women’s Day a movement which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Gearing up for CWIC18

    On the 7th June, the CW team delivered the CW International Conference at the impressive Wellcome Genome Campus.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Let's Build Talent

    Digital and Technology Degree Apprenticeships – Build Talent that is Unique to your Organisation.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW members elect new Board

    You can’t escape from elections at the moment, and CW (Cambridge Wireless) is no exception. CW is very proud to be an organisation owned by its members with a Board elected by its members, so we are delighted to announce the results of the recent elections to the Board. We had 116 companies vote for three new Directors.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • IP & Machine Learning

    Reading about an app using machine learning to recognise lemurs led me to imagine the conversation I might have with a client using machine learning to recognise some animal, perhaps cats. Whilst there are no specific provision of patent law directed at machine learning (ML), the particular characteristics of ML do present specific issues when trying to obtain intellectual property rights to protect developments in this field. The following strings together elements of many similar conversations I have had with clients in this field.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Crime as a business

    How the crime business grew out of recession – Security SIG event Written by Nick Koiza, Head of Business Development, Security for Plextek

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • #CWCities - A Summary

    Summary of CW Inaugural Smart & Intelligent Cities (#CWCities) SIG.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Steven Kear Spotlight

    We announced the IoT Boost LPWAN competition on 13th December 2016 which is funded by Government, through IoTUK and the Digital Catapult, underlining the importance of IoT for the UK’s digital economy. The programme attracted a high calibre of applicants as well as mentors. Hear from Steven Kear, Consultant for AND Technology Research on why he’s getting involved with this years programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Mentor Advice

    CW announced the IoT Boost LPWAN competition on 13th December 2016 which is funded by Government, through IoTUK and the Digital Catapult, underlining the importance of IoT for the UK’s digital economy.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW Announces IoTUKBoost Cambridge Competition Finalists

    CW is delighted to announce the 10 SMEs shortlisted in the national IotUKBoost LPWAN Competition. The finalists have solutions ranging from air quality measurement, waste bin monitoring, transport, food monitoring, bicycle solutions and assisted living to address the challenges in the Cambridgeshire region. All finalists are keen to support a smarter Cambridge City by collaborating alongside competition sponsors and partners.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Steve Watts Spotlight

    We announced the IoT Boost LPWAN competition on 13th December 2016 which is funded by Government, through IoTUK and the Digital Catapult, underlining the importance of IoT for the UK’s digital economy. The programme attracted a high calibre of applicants as well as mentors. Hear from Steve Watts, Founder and Director of CambridgeIQ on why he’s getting involved with this years programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW announces new technology journal

    Editorial panel to champion thought-leadership in a quarterly publication: CW Journal.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Pantea Lotfian Spotlight

    We announced the IoT Boost LPWAN competition on 13th December 2016 which is funded by Government, through IoTUK and the Digital Catapult, underlining the importance of IoT for the UK’s digital economy. The programme has attracted a high calibre of applicants as well as mentors. Hear from Pantea Lotfian, Founder of Camrosh on why she’s getting involved with this years programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • João Bocas Spotlight

    We announced the IoT Boost LPWAN competition on 13th December 2016 which is funded by the Government, through IoTUK and the Digital Catapult, underlining the importance of IoT for the UK’s digital economy. The programme has attracted a high calibre of applicants as well as mentors. Hear from João Bocas CEO, International Mentor & Advisor – Digital Salutem on why he’s getting involved with this years programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Spotlight on Paragon Testing Services

    At Paragon, we believe the key to success lies in finding a balance between offering a high standard specialist services while adopting an agile approach, allowing flexibility to tailor services to fit your requirements. We maintain our focus purely on software testing; specialising in the wireless industry, offering a wide range of services within this field.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Board Elections

    Spring time means elections for CW. As you are probably aware Cambridge Wireless Ltd is effectively owned by its Members who elect the governing Board responsible for the organisations' strategic direction. Each spring we carry out an election process for any board positions that are expiring.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Smart Cambridge set to speed up ‘smart’ solutions for the region

    Cambridge is set be at the centre of a leading ‘smart city region’ – combining the city’s brainpower and business might to speed up ‘smart’ solutions to congestion, air quality and other city challenges.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • East of England tech community asked to take part in Central Government Audit

    Local tech businesses are being asked to take part in an audit of the East of England’s science and innovation companies – to influence regional investment proposals by Central Government that impact this region.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Satellite Industry is Gearing Up for the Next Revolution in Communications

    By Zahid Ghadialy*

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW Celebrates a brand new look

    In October 2016 CW (Cambridge Wireless) embarked on an exciting digital transformation project with award-winning creative design agency, Onespacemedia (OSM).

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW and partners win national competition to help drive forward Internet of Things innovation in Cambridge

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) has been selected by the Digital Catapult to deliver IoTUK Boost, a programme of support to help UK SMEs and entrepreneurs develop Internet of Things (IoT) enabled services and applications in Cambridge – using low power wide area networks (LPWANs). With longer range, decreased power requirements and lower costs, LPWANs enable a much wider range of IoT applications to support business innovation.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • CW welcomes Autumn Statement support for Broadband and 5G

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) has welcomed the Government’s commitment to invest £1 billion to support the private sector roll-out of full-fibre broadband by 2020-21 and trials of 5G mobile communications, announced in yesterday’s Autumn Statement to Parliament by Chancellor Philip Hammond.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW (Cambridge Wireless) relocate to Cambridge Science Park

    Today has been a very exciting (and busy) day in the CW calendar; we’re delighted to announce we have relocated our office to the Cambridge Science Park.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Winners of CW Discovering Start-Ups 2016 showcase best in tech innovation

    8power, AlgoDynamix and Focal Point Positioning impress leading industry experts and investors with final pitches

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • NVIDIA, TomTom, Robert Bosch and European Space Agency Join Speaker Line-up for the Driverless Technology Conference 2016

    From self-parking cars, gesture-controlled infotainment systems to head-up displays that augment reality, car technology is advancing so quickly that it’s hard to imagine what’s next. In the face of rapidly expanding technological capabilities for self-driving cars, highly automated and autonomous vehicles the Driverless Technology Conference is set to return for its second year. Taking place in Milton Keynes on November 22nd industry insiders will offer a glimpse of what’s coming down the line in 2017 and beyond.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW partners with GIANT

    The GIANT (Global Innovation and New Technology) Health Event is coming to London on 16-18 November.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Innovate 2016 is back and better than ever

    Hosted by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and Innovate UK, Innovate 2016 is a two day international event showcasing the very best innovation, talent and global opportunities for businesses.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Discovering Start-Ups Finalists Announced

    03 October 2016: CW (Cambridge Wireless) has announced the 10 finalists for its Discovering Start-Ups 2016 competition, sponsored and hosted by Deloitte, the business advisory firm.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Quantum 2.0 has potential to create step change in computing and communications

    CW TEC at the University of Cambridge Computer Lab brings together industry experts and academics driving Quantum research & development

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Quantum Technologies Under the Spotlight in Cambridge

    CW Technology and Engineering Conference 2016 explores the challenges and opportunities presented by the new generation of quantum technology.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Industry Investors Line up to Fuel Tech Start-Up Market

    CW kicks off 7th Discovering Start-Ups Competition

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • The Gitex Start Up Movement

    GITEX Technology week, the fastest growing digital event in the world in 2016 with the theme of 'Reimagining Realities' will feature GITEX Start up program – the most global start up movement with start ups from 35+ countries held in partnership with STC InspireU and Supported by Tesla Foundation.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Start-up grants available for 4FYN

    UK Trade & Investment confirm grants of a £1,000 for eligible UK start ups when they exhibit on the GREAT Britain and Northern Ireland pavilion at 4YFN in Barcelona.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • MWC Funding options available for UK Companies

    Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest annual gathering of mobile and related industry C-Level executives. If anything is happening in mobile, it can be found at MWC. Taking place at Fira Gran Via – the world-class venue in the heart of the Mobile World Capital. More than 100,000 visitors gather in Barcelona each year to bring MWC attendees the newest technologies and most innovative products.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • IoT industry needs to focus on demand rather than need concludes Future of Wireless International Conference

    The Internet of Things industry is confusing need with demand said Mischa Dohler, Professor King's College London and Co-founder of Worldsensing, in an opening session at this week’s CW 8th Future of Wireless International Conference at the IET: Savoy Place in London.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Innovation Martlesham and Cambridge Wireless strengthen links to support innovation and start-ups

    Two of the UK’s leading tech-cluster(s) organisations– Innovation Martlesham (IM) and CW (Cambridge Wireless) – have agreed to strengthen links and increase collaboration to help drive further innovation in the wireless and ICT industry and support new tech start-ups as well as more established mobile and ICT businesses.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW partner with Incisor TV for a Roundtable event on IoT

    This discussion will be about defining the fundamental structure of the Internet of Things: how can we create a framework of technology standards, best practices and processes that will let the IoT prosper.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW Launches Discovering Automotive Start-Ups Competition

    Cambridge Wireless (CW) partners with Magna in search of disruptive technologies and businesses to be pitched at CW Future Wireless International Conference during London Technology Week.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • The Quantum Revolution is coming!

    CW Technology and Engineering Conference 2016 explores the challenges and opportunities presented by the new generation of quantum technology.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW announces Speechmatics as finalist for Venturefest East Fast and Furious Pitch Off

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) has announced that Speechmatics will feature as a finalist in the Fast and Furious Pitch off taking place at Venturefest East on 24 May at Newmarket Racecourse in Suffolk. The CW competition set out to identify companies based in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk with innovative technology products and services in the Internet of Things (IoT), healthcare, security or wireless and mobile communications markets.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Future of Wireless International Conference strengthens vertical sector expertise with new speakers

    Leading authorities in vehicle automation and industrial IoT from Magna, Carillion and Fujitsu to speak at the London Tech Week conference on the 21st and 22nd of June

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • The 5G Huddle 2016: Making the Vision a Reality

    Hosted by the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) in partnership with Cambridge Wireless and techUK, and now in its third consecutive year, the 5G Huddle 2016 will bring together all stakeholder groups to identify the work that needs to be done in order to make the 5G vision a reality, and crucially, to explore how the community can work together to deliver a sustainable 5G Eco-System.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • 2000 Guineas to be won at the Fast and Furious Pitch-off at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile.

    Winner will receive 1000 Guineas top prize and two runners up will each receive prizes of 500 Guineas

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Shape the future of CW – Call for Board Nominations

    Next round of Board Elections underway and plans to reshuffle board composition

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • IoTUK Boost unveils next big things in health and social care tech

    Five prize winners announced in programme to connect IoT start-ups with problem owners across South of England

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Showcasing the UK’s race to develop connected devices of the future at MWC

    CW set to host thought leadership session at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Unearthing Cambridge’s young innovators

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) kicks off new initiative to help young entrepreneurs, engineers and tech leaders scale up and be inspired with ‘CW Unplugged’

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • 8th Future of Wireless International Conference focuses on the impact of the connected world in the boardroom

    CW moves conference to IET: Savoy Place for London Tech Week, 21st -22nd June 2016

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Under starters orders for launch of new innovation event

    Innovation organisations across the East will be under starter’s orders when Venturefest East arrives for the first time at the Rowley Mile Racecourse in Newmarket on 24th May 2016.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • SMEs selected to boost health and social care through the Internet of Things

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) has announced the shortlist of SMEs to take part in their IoTUK Boost programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • David Cleevely steps down as chair of CW

    Raj Gawera from Samsung takes up the baton at Cambridge Wireless

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW issues call for SMEs to take part in IotUK Boost Programme

    Search is on for innovative Internet of Things ideas, products or services in health and social care

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Making wireless walk through walls

    Industry experts delve into the issues of wireless in the built environment at CW (Cambridge Wireless) event

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Future smart things to be cooperative, emotional and lucrative

    Entrepreneurs and industry experts question what the future holds for smart things at CW (Cambridge Wireless) event

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read

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