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  • New tech event series to help regional businesses drive digital transformation

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) and Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) launch a new series of events introducing 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Twin technologies to business leaders in the region

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  • Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in the New Digital Economy

    The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and CW (Cambridge Wireless) present an exclusive webinar with speakers from Facebook, World Bank, UN Global Compact and Qualcomm, looking at how women entrepreneurs in low and middle income countries can be supported, through digital technology.

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  • CW Partners with DIT East of England and Germany

    UK-German Innovation Challenge: Pitch your tech innovation to German corporates. Calling all tech businesses in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) in the East of England!

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  • CW partners with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to help women entrepreneurs combat the effects of COVID-19

    The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women launches a new programme of professional support to combat the effects of COVID-19 on women business owners in low and middle income countries.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW invites members to share their news with its community

    Calling all members of the CW community! Would you like to share your news with CW’s network? One of your CW membership benefits is the opportunity to push your story out across our 1000 strong community. Read on to learn more.

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  • Take Advantage of CW’s Connectivity Service for Members

    CW has an active community of over 1000 technology-centric organisations, ranging from silicon design to network operators, and software giants to broadcasters. Over a third of these are Members and CW's role is to help these ambitious organisations to network with clients, suppliers and partners, to learn from peers and to grow their business.

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  • CW & Members in initiative to develop Covid-19 Early Warning system for front line medical staff

    Early warning system could be rolled out across health care sector, academia and industry partnership.

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  • CW Launches Member-Led Webinar Series with Call for Content

    With many businesses now operating solely online, CW will be delivering webinars to our members and the wider technology community over the coming months.  Our Spring training sessions have already been converted to webinars and we’re talking to SIG Champions about updating previously planned face-to-face events into online series. 

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  • A note from CW's CEO on coronavirus

    On Friday, following the PM's press briefing, CW made the decision to postpone, cancel or convert to webinar the majority of events until Monday 8 June at the earliest (the government's stick in the sand for "turning the tide"). In lieu of this decision, I wanted to keep you up to date with all the other support options that CW can offer you and your business over the coming months.

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  • CW Board Elections 2020 – Become a Director on the CW Board

    It’s election time again for CW! We are an organisation that is effectively owned by our Members and each year you have the opportunity to join the governing Board responsible for CW’s strategic direction.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • How CW is approaching Coronavirus

    As an event organiser, CW has a responsibility to safeguard the health of its community. While the risk of infection from Coronavirus in the UK is currently low, the situation is developing rapidly and actions implemented now have the opportunity to reduce the impact of the virus further down the line. To this end, today we have released the CW Coronavirus Policy which details the actions that we are taking to minimise the risk of the virus to our community.

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  • CW Members (that would have been) at MWC 2020

    MWC is fast approaching. It’s the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together well over 2,000 companies to showcase the latest innovations and hot industry topics. GSMA are expecting well over 100,000 attendees to fill the halls and >1M business meetings to take place over the course of the week. For businesses looking to make their mark in the mobile sector, this is an event not to be missed!

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  • CW Launches Community Survey with Annual Report

    Please take this opportunity to share your thoughts on what you would like CW to do more of, and what we need to improve!

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  • Latest edition of the CW Journal is available online

    Issue 9 of the CW Journal: 5G Safety: An Epidemiological Approach is now available to read online.

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  • CW goes to China

    In October 2019 CW’s CEO Simon Mead and Senior Business Development & Operations Manager Patricia Chan travelled to China on a visit kindly organised by the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce (CECC) and Tuspark. 

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  • CW welcomes new SIG Champions

    Special Interest Group (SIG) Champions are the backbone of the CW community. With the support of the CW team, they take each of our SIG events from concept to delivery, working together to create an agenda, engage speakers and chair each event as it happens.

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  • CW Member NTT Data Looking for Start-Ups

    NTT Data, a company at #50 in the Fortune Global 500 who invests $3.6Bn in R&D annually, is seeking start-ups with solutions across seven domains listed below. Apply today for the opportunity to pitch your business to all its relevant business units and group companies.

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  • CW Technology & Engineering Conference Review

    On 26 September 2019 over 150 senior engineers and researchers assembled for the CW Technology & Engineering Conference to dive into the application of Massive MIMO, Satellites and other new technologies that are transforming the networks, now and in the future.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Water industry must harness power of data

    British Water is offering CW members a 20% discount to Data: Now & Beyond, a conference for the water industry in Leeds on 9 October, in order to bring the technology and water communities together.

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  • Wi-Fi Device Testing

    RN Electronics are now UKAS accredited to test dual-band Wi-Fi devices to EN 301 893

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  • Could your company tap into the potential of the Xiongan New Area?

    CW is running a delegation to the Xiongan New Area, located in Hebei, in October 2019. The trip includes pre-arranged business meetings with relevant companies looking to purchase or invest in UK technology and the opportunity to exhibit at the huge China International Digital Economy Expo.

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  • Join CW's senior level delegation to China in October

    CW is offering members a package deal to exhibit at the China International Digital Economy Expo (CIDEE) in Shijiazhuang this October.

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  • Three new directors welcomed to CW’s board

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) has today announced the latest additions to its board. From an extensive list of highly qualified candidates, Olu Orugboh, Ann Fisher and James Chapman were co-opted by current directors.

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  • CW launches the ghd Sustainability Challenge

    CW is pleased to present this new opportunity for five start-ups and SMEs to build a collaborative partnership with the R&D team of internationally renowned consumer device designer: ghd. Teams that meet the criteria are encouraged to register their interest!

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  • CW partners with Disney’s former VP of Innovation & Creativity on masterclass

    CW members get a 20% discount off this hands-on workshop with code CAMBRIDGEWIRELESS20:

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW encourages members to enter the SMMT Future Mobility Challenge 2019

    CW are pleased to be one of the partners for the upcoming SMMT Future Mobility Challenge which will be taking place on the 17 October 2019.

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  • CW signs agreement with China Electronics Chamber of Commerce

    On 11 June, Simon Mead, CEO of CW (Cambridge Wireless), and LiHui Peng, Secretary General of the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce (CECC), marked the start of closer collaboration between the technology and electronics sectors of our two nations.

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  • When wireless meets wellies - CWIC 2019

    Digital livestock production, smart plants and 24/7 indoor salad production are some of the ways the digital revolution is driving rapid growth in the agri-tech sector. Start-ups 30MHz, Breedr and LettUs Grow are part of a new breed of technology companies aiming to improve productivity and sustainability in agriculture, but they will be quick to stress at CWIC 2019 that domain knowledge has been essential for success. They are presenting in the Agriculture track of the conference, hosted by Agri-Tech East and Allia Serious Impact.

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  • Are you missing out on the best graduate talent?

    In a highly competitive technology skills environment, student work placements offer a low-risk recruitment strategy for firms looking to access the best junior engineering talent coming through university. This summer, CW is partnering with Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and the UK Electronic Skills Foundation (UKESF) to encourage more organisations within our technology community to consider taking on one or more work placement students.

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  • Rural Connected Communities Project launches with CW-led UK5G running 5 UK workshops

    DCMS, working with UK5G, is running consultation in June 2019 to help define the new Rural Connected Communities (RCC) project. You are encouraged to attend one of five UK-wide workshops listed below.

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  • Digital Sector Strategy for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough delivered to Business Board

    Cambridge Wireless (CW) and Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) have delivered the first ever Digital Sector Strategy to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) Business Board. Content from this document has already been adopted into the new Local Industrial Strategy, and recommendations are starting to be progressed.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CWIC 2019: The evolving enterprise journey

    The telecommunications industry has aspirations to become the platform on which all industries can base their operations, similar to the way in which the IT industry has become the platform for all non-performance critical enterprise applications over recent years.

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  • CW helping deliver the £2.4 million UK / South Korean 5G challenge

    CW, the lead partner in the UK5G Innovation Network, is helping to manage a new UK / South Korea 5G competition launched today by Digital Minister Margot James.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW supports the IET Innovation Awards 2019

    The IET have launched this year's Innovation Awards competition, the annual opportunity for the technology and engineering community to recognise its best achievements. CW are delighted to be supporting it once again!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CWIC 2019: Agri-Food Looks Outwards to Embrace the Digital Revolution

    Agri-food is one of the last sectors of the economy to become fully digitised despite exhaustive requirements from regulators, retailers and others in the value chain for data. This creates a major opportunity for non-traditional players to support the industry, as will be shown at the CW International Conference on 26 June.

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  • CWIC 2019 Blog – April – New Speakers Added to Line-Up

    While today is April Fools’ Day, CW’s International Conference committee have not been messing around when it comes to lining up cutting-edge businesses to lead Digitising Industry on 26 June.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW Board Elections 2019

    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
  • CWIC 2019 Blog – March – First Speakers Announced

    The CW International Conference committee have been hard at work over the past month honing the track themes and reaching out to a range of fantastic speakers from both the technology sector and vertical markets.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Forget 5G and the IoT – MWC 2019 Was All About Audio

    This summary blog of MWC was written by Nick Hunn, CTO of WiFore Consulting and Champion of the CW Connected Devices SIG. He is leading the CW Tech Training Session "An Introduction to IoT" on the 29 May.

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  • CW to support Cambridge BioTech Week, a showcase of Cambridge's innovation

    The city of Cambridge, a global hub for research and healthcare innovation, is to host Cambridge BioTech Week from 24-28 June 2019. The week will feature a series of events dedicated to celebrating, showcasing and accelerating the biotechnology and health technology work taking place in and around Cambridge.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CWIC 2019: Can digitisation deliver the improvements you expect?

    This blog is contributed by Andy Rhodes, CWIC committee member and Operations Director at 42 Technology,

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  • How are you Digitising Industry to exceed customer expectations?

    This blog is contributed by Derek Long, Chair of the CW International Conference Committee and Head of Telecoms & Mobile, Wireless & Digital Services at Cambridge Consultants.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW announces Bahir Dar Digital Infrastructure Initiative

    CW is collaborating with Regional State Government, Bahir Dar University and local delivery partners to deploy world-class connectivity infrastructure in a rapidly growing city in Ethiopia.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW launch the 2019 International Conference

    CW have today announced the return of their popular annual conference with a call for speakers and a time-limited release of early-bird tickets.

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  • Rachel Kerr announced as new CW Head of Events

    Rachel Kerr, well known to many in the CW Community as an exceptionally organised and driven Event Manager, has been promoted to Head of Events.

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  • Call for local business to influence the region's digital future

    Are you part of a technology company? Are you working in a company being transformed by technology? Are you passionate about the future of our region?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Simon Mead Starts as CW CEO

    Thursday 1 November marks Simon's first day as CEO. He was announced as Robert Driver's successor in September following a thorough recruitment process by the CW board. He comes to CW straight from the University of Essex where he ran the Eastern Enterprise Hub, delivering mentor-driven networking programmes to support SMEs and social enterprises.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Learnings on AI in Diagnostic Imaging

    A rising shortfall of trained diagnostic imagers in the NHS, combined with an increased reliability and abundance of commoditised AI algorithms, and changes in regulation to encourage innovation in the field of medtech - for example France announcing the creation of a health data hub - makes now the perfect time for computer scientists to be applying image recognition and artificial intelligence technologies to the healthcare sector.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Lessons Learned at CW TEC 2018. Guest Blog Written by Stephen Unger

    In this blog, Stephen Unger (former CTO at Ofcom and Chair of the CW TEC 2018 Steering Committee) outlines his impressions of "The Inevitable Automation of Next Generation Networks".

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Online Poster Display: Radio Technology for 5G - Making It Work

    Twenty four posters were on display at the joint Radio Technology and Academic & Industry SIG event on 18 September. A selection are available here for those in the CW community who couldn't make the event. Please get in touch with CW if you would like introductions to anyone involved in these projects!

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  • CW Announces Programme for CW Technology & Engineering Conference

    With two weeks until the CW Technology and Engineering Conference 2018, CW is delighted to announce the full programme with an array of exciting speakers lined up to address the role of artificial intelligence in delivering Next Generation Network performance

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • ghd and CW (Cambridge Wireless) establish Innovation Hive in Cambridge and seek technology start-ups

    ghd and CW (Cambridge Wireless) announce today a partnership that brings a new form of accelerator to the technology start-up scene. The ghd Innovation Hive will contribute to the design of the next era of beauty and hair electronics, and the call for start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs to enter is now open.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Taking matters into our own hands: 5 reasons to invest in female founders

    Angel Academe, a Discovering Start-Ups 2018 judge, is an award winning angel network who backs ambitious technology start-ups with at least one woman on the founding team. Here, Sarah Turner explores how more can be done to encourage diversity in technology and entrepreneurship.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • ADV Seek Bright Founders Building the Future

    Tong Gu from Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) is one of the 24 judges at Discovering Start-Ups 2018. Here, her team introduce themselves to you before the final on Monday 17 September.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Allia Delivers Serious Impact to Technology Start-Ups

    Allia Serious Impact provides a range of programmes to support entrepreneurs to develop and grow impact ventures. The programme has so far worked with over 1,000 ventures and entrepreneurs to explore their ideas, innovate, start up, grow or scale. Paul Hughes from Allia is a judge at the CW Discovering Start-Ups Competition in September.

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  • Finalists Announced for Discovering Start-Ups 2018

    Fifty one ambitious start-ups applied to Discovering Start-Ups 2018. Yesterday, CW announced the finalists who have won the opportunity to pitch to an elite panel of technology investors and business leaders.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Syndicate Room: The Art of Fundraising

    Discovering Start-Ups judge, Miruna Girtu of the Syndicate Room, has compiled a guide to assist start-ups through the seemingly opaque journey of early stage funding. In this blog, she provides some background to the report.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Delta2020: What I Look for in a Start-Up

    Simon Thorpe of Delta2020 is a judge in this year's Discovering Start-Ups competition. Simon is Managing Partner at Delta2020 as well as a board member of CCG, Cambridge Angels and Angel Academe. His portfolio consists of over 30 companies including Cambridge-based Eagle Genomics, Healx, Myrtle, RoadMap, Spectral Edge and ViewRanger.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Who are the Discovering Start-Ups Judges?

    We have over 20 angel investors and business leaders judging the Discovering Start-Ups finalists on Monday 17 September, assessing which businesses they think are the most likely to thrive! Who are these judges and what ventures have they backed in the past?

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  • Where are Discovering Start-Ups winners now?

    The Discovering Start-Ups competition connects promising technology entrepreneurs to leading technology investors. Where are previous applicants now, and how has the competition helped them grow?

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  • Resources Now Available - CW International Conference - Thinking Beyond the Hype

    The CW International Conference on 4 July saw over 30 speakers take to the stage to debate breakthrough technologies in seven different technology areas. Where speaker permissions have been provided, event resources are listed below.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • A telecommunications success story, and a chance for Manchester

    In this podcast, CW member TalkTalk (Neil McArthur) talks to Peter Cowley of The Invested Investor about his experiences from selling potatoes door-to-door as a child in his hometown of Salford to setting up his own business that would later become TalkTalk.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The secret art of early-stage investment

    In this podcast, CW member St Johns Innovation Centre (David Gill) talks to Peter Cowley of The Invested Investor about how his meandering investment journey has taken him from law, to corporate finance, to running fund operations at HSBC, to managing the highly successful tech incubator St John’s Innovation Centre, in Cambridge.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Can Satellite Technology Connect The Unconnected in the Next Decade?

    This blog is contributed by Lewis Davies of TTP, the dinner sponsor at the CW International Conference 2018

    6 min Read
  • Beyond the Hype: Business Risk in Cryptocurrency

    La Playa, a CWIC supporter, look beyond the media hype in blockchain's most prominent use case, cryptocurrency, and explore the insurance risks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW seeks innovative start-ups connecting the digital world

    Today CW (Cambridge Wireless) announces the launch of its annual Discovering Start-Ups competition. Now in its 9th year, this event connects promising technology entrepreneurs to the investor community in an event that nurtures the next generation of technology business talent and identifies solutions that will define the connected world of the future.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW’s new Special Interest Group is open for business

    CW (Cambridge Wireless) today announces the launch of a new Special Interest Group (SIG) that will deliver business growth by providing a forum for discussion topics such as:

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Connected Devices: what is the future of blockchain?

    The CW (Cambridge Wireless) Connected Devices SIG teamed up with the Cambridge IoT Meetup along with Toby Simpson, the Co-Founder and CTO of Fetch AI, Amy Cameron of STL Partners and Dr Antony Rix, CEO of Granta Innovation, to mull over the question “Is blockchain a waste of resources, or is it the future of networking?”

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Regius Chair Awarded to Founder of the 5G Innovation Centre

    Professor Rahim Tafazolli has been honored for work done as Professor of Mobile and Satellite Communications at the University of Surrey, Director of Surrey’s Institute for Communication Systems and the Founder and Director of the 5G Innovation Centre.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The Tech Nation Report 2018

    UK tech continues to expand at faster rate than wider economy according to Tech Nation Report 2018

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read

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