Egg and sperm

Cambridge spin-out BlueGnome acquired by Illumina

21 Sep 2012

University of Cambridge spin-out BlueGnome, which specialises in the screening of genetic abnormalities associated with developmental delay, cancer and infertility, has been sold to US-based life sciences company Illumina. The firm is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and function.

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Frugal innovation

17 May 2012

Co-author of recently published book 'Jugaad Innovation', Professor Jaideep Prabhu argues that a frugal and flexible approach to innovation can generate breakthrough growth not only in the developing world but also in the West.

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Oscillogram

Call of the wired

27 Apr 2012

For generations, we have dreamed of machines with artificial intelligence with which we can have real conversations but, despite amazing technological advances, such devices seem some way off. Now researchers at Cambridge are changing the picture, by remodelling the essence of spoken dialogue systems.

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A forest

Use a laser, save a tree

14 Mar 2012

Laser un-printers that can remove toner from scrap paper so that it can be used again may be coming to an office near you in the future, results from a new Cambridge study show.

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Hauser Forum

Cambridge Enterprise announces 2011 results

20 Dec 2011

Income generated from the University of Cambridge’s commercialisation activities continued to rise in 2011, as did the number of intellectual property, consultancy and equity agreements signed on behalf of the University and its researchers.

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