June 2007 External edition
News & Events Bulletin
Welcome to the June edition of the News & Events Bulletin from Cambridge Enterprise Limited, University ofCambridge.Cambridge Enterprise Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge. It is responsible forthe commercialisation of technology arising from the University's Departments. Activities include management ofpatents, licences, company start-ups and consultancy agreements for academics wishing to undertake externalwork. There are a number of annual events held to link commercialisation activities with industry. For moreinformation seewww.enterprise.cam.ac.uk.
East of England Development Agency (EEDA) to Support Sentinel Oncology in the Fight Against Cancer
Sentinel Oncology, and its academic and investment partners at the University of Cambridge, have received afinancial boost from the East of England Development Agency (EEDA).http://www.cambridgenetwork.co.uk/news/article/default.aspx?objid=35402
13 June 2007
‘Industry Connect – Support for Small Companies’
The ninth event in the RSC’s popular Industry Connect series (previously Support for Small Companies) willtake place on Wednesday 13th June (5.30pm) at the Kaetsu Centre in Cambridge. Featuring relevant guestspeakers, it will highlight issues affecting small chemical science companies and bring together the region’schemical science community. Regularly attracting over 100 delegates, this is a great opportunity to make newcontacts. The event also provides the opportunity to meet the current members of the RSC Industry andTechnology Forum Executive.This networking event is for anyone either involved in the small science business community or thinking ofstarting a small company. Attendance is free.For further information and registration please visitwww.rsc.org/industryconnect This event is supported by Cambridge Enterprise, Cambridge Network, ERBI, i10 and Chemistry Innovation.
The Horizon seminars are organised by Research Services Division with support from Cambridge Enterprise.
19 June 2007Foodomics?: Why we eat what we eat and what's new on the menu
Diet and nutrition are a global obsession. The effect of food on health is well-documented but still dietaryfactors are associated with four of the ten leading causes of death in Western society* and the crisis ofhunger and malnutrition in the developing world shows no sign of abating.Leading researchers, thought leaders and industry experts will consider a number of issues at the JuneHorizon seminar, including how food habits are formed, how we can ensure we make smart choices aboutfood, how existing problems associated with poor nutrition can be solved and emerging health issuesaddressed and what future advances can be expected. The seminar will take place at theCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.