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i-Teams (applications for Lent Term, deadline 1 December 2012)

Interested in how new inventions are commercialised?

Looking for some hands-on business skills and experience?

By joining an i-Team, you will work for a term with students and postdocs from across the University and a dedicated industry mentor. You will investigate the commercial potential of a real Cambridge invention, gaining hands-on skills and experience.

"i-Teams is one of the most entertaining and inspiring projects I have ever worked on. It has helped to reshape and direct my future career towards entrepreneurship.”

Vaclav Potesil, Computational Biology, i-Teams student

Next term’s projects:

1. Using micro-cantilevers to measure the viscosity of blood and other fluids, with Dr. Thanos Mitrelias, Cavendish Laboratory & Memsbio

2. Identifying the best markets for porous silicon sensors, with Tanya Hutter & Professor Stephen Elliott, Chemistry

3. Finding the best route-to-market for printable lasers with Dr. Wen-Kai Hsaio, Institute for Manufacturing & Dr. Damian Gardiner, CMMPE

The programme lasts for a term and includes regular group sessions, team meetings and individual work. i-Teams present their final recommendations at the end of term to a business and academic audience, and at the annual CUTEC Technology Venture Conference. Projects run from January 14th to March 18th, with final presentations on March 21st

To find out more about i-Teams and this term’s projects visit

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter explaining which projects you want to do and why to Amy Mokady ( no later than SATURDAY 1 December 2012.

Applications are welcomed from post-graduates, postdocs and 4th year undergraduates, as well as all CUTEC and CUE members.

Amy Mokady

Visiting Industrial Fellow, Cambridge Computer Lab

Director, i-Teams Programme, Institute for Manufacturing


Posted on 15/11/2012

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