Join i-Teams for the Easter Term – APPLY BY MARCH 3rd

Interested in how new inventions are commercialised? Looking for some hands-on business skills and experience? Then read on!

“I was one of the first students who joined i-Teams. The experience really shaped my career, as I changed professional course and from an engineering student doing his PhD, became a business consultant and then project manager, and I have now founded my own company”
George Lentaris (i-Teams 2007) Founder of EnerVibe

By joining an i-Team, you will work for a term with students 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.

    Easter Term projects:

  1. Building Collaborative Networks – finding the best market opportunities, with Dr. Rafael Carazo Salas, Genetics
  2. Enhancing teacher professional development with advanced digital technology, with Dr. Steven Watson & Dr. Phil Kirkham, Education
  3. Capturing industrial CO2 emissions and adding value to large-scale mining wastes: 2 markets, 1 technology, with Michael Priestnall & Dr. Vasant Kumar, Materials Science & Cambridge Carbon Capture
  4. Developing a new platform for protein biomarker diagnostics, with Dr. Aron Rachamim & Dr. Luis Garcis-Gancedo, Engineering & Orphidia

The programme lasts for a term and includes regular group sessions, team meetings and individual work. i-Teams present their final recommendations to a business and academic audience, and at the annual CUTEC Technology Venture Conference. Projects run on Monday evenings from March 10th-17th and then from April 28th, with a final presentation session on Thursday June 19th.

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

Apply via our website no later than MONDAY MARCH 3rd, including a CV and a covering letter explaining which projects you want to do and why. Applications are welcomed from post-graduates, postdocs and 4th year undergraduates and all members of CUTEC and CUE.


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