Cambridge University Entrepreneurs has just awarded 20 cash prizes of £100 each for a summary of a business idea of not more than 100 words. Of the 20 prizes, four went to members of this department:
- BioFire, Nicholas McBride
- Cambridge Nanofilter, Sina Bonyadi, Ehsan Abdi, Malcolm Mackley, Krzysztof Koziol
- Cryotherapeutics, Andrew L. Lynch, Rongjun Chen, Nigel K.H. Slater
- YourBug, Muhammad Safwan Akram, Justin Gerald Pahara
and a further prize went to department alumna Julia Fan Li for African Innovation Prize (AIP). She is now studying at Institute of Manufacturing.
The challenge for the prize winners was to condense what they wanted to say and get all the major points across in a single paragraph. All the entrants may now enter the £1k phase of the challenge.