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CUTEC inaugural event: The Entrepreneurial Awakening

When Oct 08, 2013
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On 14th October, we are initiating the academic year with three talks to motivate “The Entrepreneurial Awakening”.

We are pleased to welcome Tim Minshall, Charles Cotton and Stephanie Race, who will share their experience on technology innovation in the Cambridge cluster, and the entrepreneurial journey. This promises to be an enlightening evening with our splendid speakers. Register now to avoid disappointment.

Tim Minshall: Before joining the IfM as Senior Lecturer, he was a Project Manager and Board Member at St John's Innovation Centre, where he worked on a series of projects to support industry/academic collaboration focused around new technology ventures.

Charles Cotton: An entrepreneur with vast experience in building successful global technology companies, and the author of the Cambridge Phenomenon, Charles is extremely passionate about the unique technology cluster based around Cambridge. He got the technology bug working for Clive Sinclair as Sales and Marketing Director at Sinclair Research.

Stephanie Race: Having been a Silicon Valley executive in Oracle, and a Partner at Accenture, , Stephanie decided to start her own ventures. She is the Founder and CEO of Crop Performance Ltd., Race Agriculture and Global Map Aid, and her work revolves around working with farmers and food companies to improve productivity, conserve resources, and monitor the environmental impact of agriculture.

Date: Monday, 14th October, 2013 Time: 6.30pm-8pm, follow by drinks reception and network (Registration starting at 5.30pm) Location: LT0, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, CB2 1PZ.

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See you there! The CUTEC Team

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Welcome to the Graduate School of Life Sciences

We are the largest centre for research and professional training in the Life Sciences in the UK, offering a very special experience to a community of around 2000 graduate students across departments within the School of the Biological Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine and eleven University Partner Institutes in the Cambridge area.

Every year some of the world's brightest and most determined students are attracted by the opportunity to carry out research projects with renowned scientists in a vibrant, multidisciplinary environment at one of the world's most respected research-led universities.

The School co-ordinates funding opportunities within the Life Sciences for their postgraduate education, as well as ensuring students receive the highest quality supervision and training.