skip to content

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 

The department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology is pleased to host two charitable programmes that support the Department’s ambition to educate students regardless of their financial means and to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship among these students.

Christopher R. Lowe Carpe Diem Enterprise Programme

Funded by Biotechnology alumnus Dr Darrin Disley, CEO of Horizon Discovery Group plc and MPhil Bioscience Enterprise Fellow, the Christopher R. Lowe Carpe Diem Enterprise Programme provides funding for bursaries, business creation competition prizes and an annual innovation conference.  In conjunction with its nominated partners, the MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise (MBE) programme, Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE) and Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club (CUTEC) the donation supports the Christopher R. Lowe tuition bursaries for MBE students, prizes for the Life Science Start-up of the Year and Young Entrepreneurs of the Year and an annual Technology Ventures Innovation Conference. 

Eligible students offered a place on the Bioscience Enterprise programme will be contacted in June and invited to submit an application for a bursary.  

Dr Geraldine Rodgers Enterprise Studentship

Dr Disley and Horizon Discovery plc jointly fund the Dr Geraldine Rodgers Enterprise Studentship, established to recognise Dr Rodger’s many significant contributions to the life science sector through her roles at the Institute of Biotechnology and as Head of Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds.  The Studentship provides £20,000 towards the fees and maintenance of a student of the MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise programme who is also a member of Trinity Hall.

Applicants for the Geraldine Rodgers Enterprise Studentship should review their eligibility and the conditions of the award before submitting their University application forms: http://www.trinhall.cam.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduates/detail.asp?ItemID=265

 

Latest news

Graduate Student Award for Kimberly Bowal at AIChE Annual General Meeting

20 January 2020

PhD student Kimberly Bowal awarded a “Carbon Nanomaterials Graduate Student Award” for her presentation at the AIChE AGM.

November paper of the month: low-cost open-source imaging technique can visualise whole organs

8 January 2020

Researchers from our Laser Analytics group have developed a low-cost, open-source imaging system that can visualise groups of cells or organ tissues without cutting the tissues.

Professor Gladden appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

3 January 2020

Former HoD, Professor Lynn Gladden, Executive Chair of EPSRC, named Dame Commander of the British Empire in the 2020 Queen's Birthday Honours list for her services to Academic and Industrial Research in Chemical Engineering.