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  • Free B2B sessions and discount codes for IoT and Smart City events

    The Enterprise Europe Network in Barcelona has organised free B2B sessions at IoT World, and Smart City Expo. Furthermore, discounts are on offer to the main conferences. If you have reason to go to Barcelona in October-November, contact your local EEN for more detail.

    added by Enterprise Europe Network 1 min Read
  • Peter Hiscocks to share Investment War Stories

    Peter Hiscocks, Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, will join the panel at the upcoming “Investment War Stories for Angels and Entrepreneurs” event.

    added by St John's Innovation Centre 1 min Read
  • Pitchfest 2019: Deadline is fast approaching

    Are you an innovative company looking to to scale and raise between £100k – £2m? APPLY TODAY to amp up your pitching game and for a chance to pitch your business idea to the UK investors.

    added by St John's Innovation Centre 1 min Read
  • Cofinitive is proud to support the Impact Women's Network Intensifying Impact Conference

    Cofinitive is proud to support the Impact Women's Network's 2nd Annual "Intensifying Impact" Conference.

    added by Cofinitive 1 min Read
  • Cambridge IP Summit 2019

    We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Cambridge IP Summit 2019.

    added by Marks & Clerk 1 min Read
  • Marks & Clerk boosts Cambridge team with Partner promotions

    Marks & Clerk, the UK’s largest Patent and Trade Mark Attorney firm, has boosted its team in Cambridge with the promotion of two new Partners. Steven Gurney, a specialist in the pharmaceutical sector and Matthew Pinney who specialises in software and telecommunications, both join the Marks & Clerk partnership.

    added by Marks & Clerk 1 min Read
  • Eastern AHSN impact review - turning great ideas into positive health impact

    Eastern AHSN has published its latest impact review which celebrates its impact for the last financial year, told largely through the stories of the people it has worked with.

    added by EAHSN 1 min Read
  • What is the impact of 5G on carriers?

    This guest blog has been contributed by Brett Chester, VP of Marketing for Sitetracker who are sponsoring CW TEC 2019: '5G, Satellites & Magic MIMO'

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Developing, buying and building platforms

    It’s possible to develop a better and more profitable route to growing a business

    added by Intergroup Partners AG 1 min Read
  • 42 Technology says "Hello, Secure IoT World" with Rust on Nordic SiP

    42 Technology, the product design and engineering consultancy, has today announced the world’s first Rust programming language application for a single-chip Internet of Things (IoT) device.

    added by 42 Technology 2 min Read
  • Redefining High Service Distribution in today’s competitive electronic industry

    To stay competitive, the UK’s thriving electronics industry needs distributors that are able to offer a broad and deep partnership through the whole product life cycle: concept, prototype, initial batch manufacture, volume manufacture then on to design revisions for phase 2. So called “High Service Distribution” companies are quick to promote their online platforms and vast selection of products which enable customers to order samples and development tools with prompt delivery, however this is just a very small part of what customers require today.

    added by Anglia 4 min Read
  • CW member Ofcom says Radio industry makes progress on diversity, but much further to go

    People from minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people and women at a senior level remain under-represented in UK radio, according to Ofcom’s second major study of diversity in the radio industry.

    added by Ofcom 2 min Read
  • CW member TTP devise a route to low-cost RNA detection

    TTP plc (TTP), a leading independent technology and product development company, has successfully demonstrated a reverse transcriptase-free RNA detection method. The approach can be used with a standard qPCR master mix and a universal hydrolysis probe to produce concentration-dependent qPCR data without the need for a reverse transcriptase.

    added by TTP Group 1 min Read
  • CW Member GSMA Warns Global Growth Threatened in Battle for Airwaves

    GSMA Warns $565bn of Economic Benefits are at Risk as 5G’s Future hangs in the Balance at WRC-19

    added by GSMA 2 min Read
  • CW Member Magna Grows Seat Business With New Ohio Facility

    Magna has won new seating business in North America with a global automaker and will supply seat structures from a new manufacturing facility in Lancaster, Ohio.

    added by Magna International 1 min Read
  • CW Member Qualcomm Announces Strategic Cooperation with Tencent Games

    Cooperation Aims to Deliver Premium Gaming Content and Experiences to Players and Game Developers

    added by Qualcomm Technologies International 1 min Read
  • CW Member Flex Expands Operations in India with New Manufacturing Facility in Tamil Nadu

    Flex today announced the opening of its new manufacturing facility, Flex Chennai Industrial Park 3, located in Walajabad, Tamil Nadu, India. Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney, IT Secretary, Government of India officially inaugurated the facility. Spanning 159,000 square feet, this facility will further expand Flex’s manufacturing operations in India.

    added by Flex 1 min Read
  • All organisations should be great storytellers - new offer for CW members

    As the Fourth Industrial Revolution rapidly changes how people live, work, and communicate, the human currency of storytelling has never been more important nor the tools more varied. CW members can learn about these tools for a discounted rate at an upcoming event run by StoryLab. Its Director, Shreepali Patel, shares her perspective in this guest blog.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CommAgility Signal Processing Hardware Integrated by VIAVI in 4G and 5G Non-Standalone Cellular Network Test System

    CommAgility has announced that it is supporting VIAVI Solutions Inc. in their 5G TM500 network tester.

    added by CommAgility 3 min Read
  • Airwaves opened up to support wireless revolution

    Farmers, factories and business parks are some of the groups that could benefit from a revolution in wireless technology, following a decision by Ofcom today to open up airwaves to support innovation and enable new services.

    added by Ofcom 3 min Read
  • CW member O2 announces October 5G launch

    O2 customers will benefit from 5G connectivity from October this year. Britain’s best network for coverage* will initially switch on across key hubs in areas of Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Slough and Leeds, ensuring 5G is available where customers need it most. O2’s 5G switch-on will see faster speeds and new opportunities reaching customers in 20 towns and cities by the end of the year and 50 by summer 2020.

    added by Telefonica O2 UK 3 min Read
  • CW member SSE Enterprise Telecoms and Three UK launch fibre test bed in London’s West End to serve business and the busiest retail street in Europe

    SSE Enterprise Telecoms on track to deliver 50% of the underlying network to help enhance Three UK’s 4G and enable it to rollout the UK’s fastest 5G network in this area

    added by SSE Enterprise Telecoms 3 min Read
  • Cofinitive Founder, Faye Holland named amongst the UK’s Most Influential Women in Tech

    We are excited to announce that our founder Faye Holland, who is also Board Director of CW (Cambridge Wireless), Technology Advisory Group Chair of Cambridge Ahead and co-founder of Impact Women’s Network, has been named on the Computer Weekly Most Influential Women in UK Tech 2019 Long List.

    added by Cofinitive 1 min Read
  • CW Member Magna Celebrates the Signing of Its First Complete Vehicle Manufacturing Joint Venture in China

    Today Magna, BAIC Group and the Zhenjiang government celebrated the signing of a framework agreement governing their electric vehicle manufacturing joint venture in Zhenjiang, China, which marks another milestone of their continued cooperation. Executives from both companies and Zhenjiang government officials attended the celebration. The transaction, which is pending regulatory approval and other closing conditions, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019.

    added by Magna International 1 min Read
  • CW members O2 and Vodafone finalise 5G network agreement in the UK

    O2 Telefónica UK Limited (“O2”) and Vodafone Limited (“Vodafone”) today announced that they have agreed to share 5G active equipment, such as radio antennas, on joint network sites across the UK. This means more people will get 5G sooner, helping to build a competitive digital economy and encouraging innovative new services that use 5G’s speed and greater reliability.

    added by Telefonica O2 UK 1 min Read
  • CW Member Qualcomm Introduces End-to-End Over-the-Air 5G mmWave Test Network in Europe to Drive 5G Innovation

    New Lab Opens for OEM and Operator Testing and Demonstrations of mmWave Technology

    added by Qualcomm Technologies International 4 min Read
  • CW Member Tektronix Simplifies Automotive Ethernet Testing with New Software

    Automotive Ethernet Solution for 5 and 6 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes Solve Critical Signal Analysis and Debug Testing Challenges, Saving Time and Reducing Test Costs

    added by Tektronix UK 2 min Read
  • And it’s a hat-trick of award nominations for cofinitive!

    We are thrilled to announce that cofinitive has been shortlisted in three categories in the 2019 CIPR PRide Awards.

    added by Cofinitive 1 min Read
  • How will 5G affect innovation?

    This year the UK is welcoming the introduction of 5G, the next and most radical generation of mobile communications. We discuss how it will affect a whole array of technology and services, with the potential to transform industries.

    added by MPA Group 4 min Read
  • Hot, hot, hot at cofinitive!

    After a busy Spring, things have just carried on being hot, hot, hot at cofinitive this summer.

    added by Cofinitive 2 min Read
  • launches UK’s first funded initiative to get businesses China-ready

    A ground-breaking initiative with a £500k investment fund dedicated to helping UK businesses get ‘China-ready’ has been launched in Cambridge by global online platform,

    added by 2 min Read
  • CW Member Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform

    Upgraded Flagship Platform to Support Enhanced Performance and Experiences in 5G, Gaming, AI and XR

    added by Qualcomm Technologies International 2 min Read
  • T-Mobile, Qualcomm and Ericsson Take Massive Step Toward Delivering Broad 5G on Low-Band Spectrum

    Companies Complete World’s First Low-Band Data Session on a Commercial 5G Modem. Low-Band FDD Spectrum to Enable Wider Coverage and Deeper Signal Penetration for Accelerated 5G Network Deployments Around the Globe.

    added by Qualcomm Technologies International 2 min Read
  • Cambridge Network carries on making important connections

    Now in its 21st year, Cambridge Network continues to bring people together to meet, share ideas and collaborate for shared success. The Network's unparalleled role in connecting people was highlighted by two events last week – its annual Founders' Summer Party and the latest in its popular series of recruitment fairs.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read
  • Green Custard crowned Overall Winner at SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards

    Cambridge-based software consultancy Green Custard has been crowned Business of the Year (less than 50 employees) at the at SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2019, but that's not all, they scooped the Overall Winner gong too!

    added by Green Custard 1 min Read
  • UNEP-WCMC strengthens global collaborations for biodiversity

    UNEP-WCMC were pleased to welcome a delegation from the Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (IEDA-CAAS) in mid-May 2019.

    added by UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre 2 min Read
  • Pitchfest 2019: Call for East of England innovative companies

    Pitchfest returns to St John’s Innovation Centre as part of the national programme rollout.

    added by St John's Innovation Centre 1 min Read
  • Technology leaders sought for innovative TechBuddy mentoring scheme

    Following the recent announcement of the innovative mentoring initiative, called TechBuddy, run by Eastern AHSN and Cambridge Network to match up technology innovators in the region with people leading work in the NHS, the scheme is looking for applications from new, interested parties.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read
  • Cambridgeshire school girls get a taste of engineering at Women in Engineering event

    Local school girls from twelve schools in Cambridgeshire got hands on with engineering and meeting female engineers in a two-day event last week as Anglian Water celebrated Women in Engineering Day 2019.

    added by Anglian Water 1 min Read
  • KISS raving about Forest Bathing

    As the erratic summer weather continues even the hardcore wild swimmers here at KISS might not be in the River Cam all week. But we did recently experience a wonderful team day in the woods, or what some are now referring to as Forest Bathing. You can do this any day of the year – and now that experience can be structured and delivered for businesses in Cambridge to help enhance team relationships, provide wellbeing and relaxation and help to regain some perspective through creativity.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Be quick and book up to see us at CWIC

    Cofinitive exhibits at CWIC2019 and would love to see you there

    added by Cofinitive 1 min Read
  • CW Member Helps The Network Get Smarter, Simpler and More Secure with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

    Today, Cisco announces software innovations designed to make managing and securing networks easier. As today’s businesses increasingly invest in digital technologies, IT teams are struggling under the amplified workload. To alleviate this burden and allow IT to focus on delivering innovation, Cisco is introducing new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to allow IT teams to function at machine speed and scale through personalized network insights. As part of its broadened capabilities offering, Cisco is also unveiling innovations to more effectively manage users and applications across the entire enterprise network – from campus networks and wide-area networks, to data centers and the IoT edge.

    added by Cisco 3 min Read
  • Leading Korean Mobile Operator Selects Field Master Pro™ MS2090A to Help Verify Performance of World’s First 5G Network

    KT Corporation, South Korea’s Largest Telecommunications Company, Relies on Anritsu’s New RF Handheld Spectrum Analyzer During Rollout of Network Operating in 5G sub-6 GHz Band.

    added by Anritsu 3 min Read
  • KISS - part of PROI Worldwide closing in on US one billion in revenue

    Cambridge based, integrated creative agency KISS is proud to be a member of PROI Worldwide which has just announced it has increased its 2018 net fee income by 10% to almost US$ one billion.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Cambridge 10th Cleanpower Smart Grids 2019 joined by set of scaleup energy storage companies

    The 10th anniversary Cleanpower Smart Grids 2019 takes place on 1-2 July in Cambridge - Innovations to the Grand Challenge of Clean Energy Growth, with energy & storage scaleups and global science, technology and executive leaders.

    added by CIR Strategy 1 min Read
  • Antenova adds a tiny embedded antenna for dual-band WLAN: Minuta

    Antenova Ltd, manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the Internet of Things, has added a new, ultra-compact dual-band Wi-Fi antenna to its range of tiny embedded antennas. The antenna, named Minuta, is a ceramic antenna measuring 1.0mm x 0.5mm x 0.5mm making it one of the smallest embedded antennas available today.

    added by Antenova Ltd 1 min Read
  • What are the secrets of your success?

    Bailey Fisher is partnering with the University of Cambridge & Women 4 Technology to research factors shaping successful founders & C-suite leaders in UK tech. Can you spare a few minutes to complete the online questionnaire? Phase 1 (now complete) focused on female leaders & we are now focusing on men only in phase 2.

    added by Bailey Fisher Executive Search 1 min Read
  • Think Challenger, Think Local

    Why do some businesses think the answer to their comms* progress lies with a London agency?

    added by Cofinitive 3 min Read
  • Conigital appoints ex Microsoft Senior MD Europe to its Board

    Conigital, a global Autonomous AI company, appoints ex Microsoft Senior MD Europe, Warwick Hill, to its Board.

    added by Conigital 2 min Read
  • Delivering next-generation AI experiences for the 5G world

    Newsroom Article by Rene Haas, President, IPG, Arm

    added by Arm 3 min Read
  • 60 years of tracking our protected world

    60 years ago Dag Hammarskjöld, the then Secretary-General of the United Nations, established the first list of national parks and equivalent reserves. That list would grow to become the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) and now, with the global community starting to determine the next decade of conservation goals after 2020, it is more important than ever.

    added by UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre 2 min Read
  • AstraZeneca launches StartUP Science Competition 2019

    Now in its second year, the StartUP Science Competition awards the winner eight hours of one-to-one business mentoring from senior AstraZeneca executives and consideration for the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre’s Accelerator - Accelerate Cambridge.

    added by AstraZeneca 1 min Read
  • Lessons from Jacinda Ardern – a strong voice and vision in action

    I’ve been lucky enough to live in New Zealand, and I’ve followed and admired Jacinda Ardern since she became Prime Minister there in late 2017. Even before the tragic Christchurch shootings I admired her work, her words and her evident humanity. She continues to represent the best political example I’ve seen of a strong vision and values in action, and there are lessons here I think for any leader.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Cambridge Network Jobs Fair promises to be the busiest and best so far

    Calling all jobseekers! Cambridge Network's Jobs Fair – which takes place this Friday afternoon (3rd May) at the Postdoc Centre, Eddington – is shaping up to be the busiest and best recruitment event to date.

    added by Cambridge Network 1 min Read
  • CW Member Cisco Ushers in a New Wireless Era with Wi-Fi 6

    Today Cisco is announcing innovative solutions that help customers embrace a new age of wireless connectivity. Wi-Fi 6 (also known as 802.11ax), the new standard for Wi-Fi networks, is redefining what’s possible for businesses — powering a new era of immersive wireless experiences and the connecting of billions of things. Cisco is also extending the industry’s most extensive campus networking portfolio by delivering a campus core switch purpose-built for cloud-scale networking. By coupling powerful automation and analytics software with a complete array of next-generation switches, access points, and controllers for the campus, Cisco enables the industry’s only end-to-end, wireless-first architecture.

    added by Cisco 3 min Read
  • The real power of a purpose

    Recently we have needed to access many different parts of the NHS and every member of staff we came across was so incredibly dedicated and helpful. To me they are actually an awe-inspiring example of the power of a purpose, but I feel the brand itself is let down by the lack of a vision and by a lack of joined-up service, testing the loyalty of staff and users alike. So what can the rest of us learn?

    added by KISS 5 min Read
  • CW Member Flex and Innit Collaborate with Google Cloud to Enable the Next Generation of Smart Kitchen Appliances

    Full-stack solution enables IoT 2.0 features, upgradeable products, modern controls and interoperability across kitchen appliances.

    added by Flex 2 min Read
  • A Spring in Cofinitive's Step

    We’re only into the fourth month of 2019 but it has been a busy start to the year. There have already been so many highlights, for us and our clients.

    added by Cofinitive 4 min Read
  • Don’t fail at the final hurdle – why hashtags matter

    I recently attended a global tech event and at each stand I visited I was bombarded with a bundle of marketing info, some great freebies and some even savvier sales talk. But, as I was tweeting my way round, I was surprised at the lack of ‘on stand’ awareness of twitter handles or campaign hashtags.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • New non-executive director joins Marketplace AMP

    Bury St Edmunds based Marketplace AMP is delighted to announce its appointed a new Non Executive Director, Jo Vertigan. Jo is the Chairman of the Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor Delivery Board and brings with him a wealth of commercial experience.

    added by Marketplace AMP Ltd 1 min Read
  • Coderus to welcome Microchip to Google I/O Extended 2019

    Coderus to welcome Microchip to Google I/O Extended 2019 7th May at Adastral Park

    added by Coderus 3 min Read
  • CW member Anglian Water's pioneering project calls for more companies to join the innovation revolution

    Anglian Water’s Shop Window builds on existing delivery with demands for global expansion

    added by Anglian Water 2 min Read
  • Lessons from a humble bike shop

    I’m lucky to live in a cycling city, with one of the country’s highest bike-shop counts per head. The independents often barely squeak by, and all bike retailers are impacted by online competition. A traditional industry that’s older than the car trade (brands like Peugeot made bikes before cars), it appears few bike shops have adapted profitably to hybrid models. And yet a few are doing OK, even thriving – and their unconventional thinking may have timeless lessons for all of us including in B2B.

    added by KISS 4 min Read
  • CW member SSE Enterprise Telecoms debuts cost-saving fibre broadband backhaul product for ISPs

    New Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) backhaul product will use ‘virtual unbundling’ to provide access to over 700 exchanges in key business areas.

    added by SSE Enterprise Telecoms 2 min Read
  • A new global ‘language’ for nature’s resources

    A new environmental classification system is the first to fully categorise both the renewable and non-renewable resources that provide benefits to people and the economy. This depth of information will provide a consistent ‘language’ for decision makers at all levels in the public and private sectors to consistently manage nature, as well as the services it provides

    added by UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1 min Read
  • Spring trend watch – look outside your industry for fresh insights

    When Facebook launched in 2004 your profile page offered two options under ‘gender’ – now there are about 60 ‘custom’ choices. In the traditionally conservative insurance business, Lemonade is winning by really challenging long-held assumptions. As marketers, we need to regularly re-test all those basic market assumptions found at the bottom of our spreadsheets.

    added by KISS 4 min Read
  • Component comparisons are odious

    Customers value long term availability information above details of equivalents according to Steve Rawlins, CEO, Anglia Components

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • Bailey Fisher & University of Cambridge research what makes Founders & C-suite leaders successful

    Bailey Fisher & Women 4 Technology are partnering with the University of Cambridge on a unique in-depth study seeking to understand the composite factors shaping successful Founders and C-suite leaders across the UK technology sector. The initial phase of the research, which is now complete, focused on female Founders and C-suite executives, resulting in novel insights to be published later this year. The second phase has now launched, looking at men and Bailey Fisher is inviting participation from male Founders & C-level leaders.

    added by Bailey Fisher Executive Search 1 min Read
  • Have courage – avoid being overwhelmed by sticking with the right kind of data

    Now, more than ever, it’s critical to focus and simplify the challenges that we face to deliver communications with real impact. As senior marketers we have a lot to think about, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed as the range of skills needed grows, new channels emerge every month and decisions can become more complex… but fortunately I think marketing can save itself by sticking with the fundamentals and the right kinds of data, and recent reading shows I’m not alone.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • UK/China Business Opportunities

    Bailey Fisher hosted its latest Technology Leadership Dinner, focusing on UK/China Business Opportunities, with guest speakers Henk Koopmans (Huawei), Ting Zhang (Crayfish International) & Rick Hao (IQ Capital Partners). The speakers shared great insight into market entry, relationship building, partnership & investment opportunities for Cambridge technology companies looking to do business with China.

    added by Bailey Fisher Executive Search 2 min Read

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