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Benefaction from Dr Darrin Disley

last modified Nov 07, 2014 03:52 PM

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CEB) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Christopher R Lowe Enterprise Program. Funded in the first instance for three years by Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology alumnus Dr Darrin M Disley (CEO, Horizon Discovery Group Plc and Enterprise Fellow, MPhil Bioscience Enterprise Degree) the program provides funding for bursaries, prizes and an annual innovation conference.

CEB is pleased to host this program and supports its ambition to support students regardless of their financial means and to stimulate innovation among these students.

In conjunction with its nominated partners the MPhil Bioscience Enterprise program, Cambridge University Entrepreneurs and Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club the following annual support:

  1. one Christopher R Lowe Life Science Start-up of the Year prize per year;
  2. two Christopher R Lowe Young  Entrepreneur of the Year prizes per year;
  3. funding to support an annual Christopher R Lowe innovation conference;
  4. and Christopher R Lowe bursaries for Master's  in Bioscience Enterprise students.

This was announced in the Reporter of 30 July 2014.

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