Cambridge Nanoscience Centre

£60 million boost for science innovation

15 Nov 2012

Cambridge has received new funding as part of a £60m investment in UK universities to help encourage the development of new industrial collaborations, products and companies based on University research.

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CANTABmobile report of cognitive function

Fast-tracking dementia diagnosis

09 Nov 2012

The amount of time it takes to diagnose dementia could be reduced from the current 18 months to just three months, thanks in part to technology originally developed at the University of Cambridge.

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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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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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