October 2007 External edition
News & Events Bulletin
Welcome to the October 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 managementof patents, licences, company start-ups and consultancy agreements for academics wishing to undertakeexternal work. There are a number of annual events held to link commercialisation activities with industry. Formore information seewww.enterprise.cam.ac.uk.
Cambridge Enterprise Limited hosts 4
Celebration of Biotechnology in Cambridge
Cambridge Enterprise Limited hosts an evening Reception at King’s College, Cambridge celebrating Europe’slargest Biotechnology Cluster and the many biotechnology innovations originating at the University andmanaged by Cambridge Enterprise. The event also featured the unveiling the Cambridge BiotechnologyCluster 2007 map.http://www.cambridgenetwork.co.uk/news/article/default.aspx?objid=39635
Spotlight On….Cambridge Biotechnology Cluster
A map showing the University of Cambridge departments, companies and institutions that make up theCambridge Biotechnology Cluster was unveiled on 25
September 2007 at the 4
Celebration of Biotechnologyin Cambridge. The Cambridge Biotechnology Cluster 2007 map is the fourth such map produced byCambridge Enterprise Limited, who also hosted the evening reception at King’s College to highlight therelationship between the University of Cambridge and industry, and its importance in this successful cluster.The map has already been widely distributed locally, nationally and internationally, and is a useful tool foranyone with an interest in this area, including biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, governmentoffices and regional development agencies, medical research organisations, academia and business visitors toCambridge.The Cambridge Biotechnology Cluster 2007 map is available from Cambridge Enterprise Limited. To receive acopy of the map please firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Horizon seminars are organised by Research Services Division with support from Cambridge Enterprise.
4 December 2007Live Long and Prosper? Ageing in the 21st Century’
The last 150 years' improvements in health and sanitation are increasing people's longevity in the developedworld. In Europe, people over 80 now represent the fastest-growing age demographic. In coming years,medicine will move into our cells, and technologies will assist us to live independently for longer. Will the‘population pyramid’ become a skyscraper? What effects will an age boom have on the individual, family,society and economies worldwide? Is the ‘demographic time bomb’ in fact an opportunity? Hear the opinionof academics and thought leaders from Cambridge and beyond at this HORIZON
Seminar, taking place atthe Centre for Mathematical Sciences.