Idea Transform

Innovation, ideas and technology now have the ability to make a difference

Idea Transform aims to inspire projects that can deliver long-term change across the globe. Our 2012 event brought together 100 people with ideas and those with the skills to help them develop projects in areas such as education, health, finance, community and the environment.

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  1. Sim-Prints wins first Idea Transform Weekend with innovative healthcare biometrics project

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    Over 100 people work on projects to change the world at Cambridge event Cambridge, 23 April 2012: Sim-Prints took the overall prize at the first Idea Transform weekend for its mobile phone-based biometrics project which allows healthcare workers to collect and check patient information in the developing world. Aimed at supporting and accelerating projects that benefit and improve society, over 100 people attended the intensive weekend event, held in Cambridge between 20-22 April 2012, including speakers, mentors and judges representing...
  2. Cambridge Angels partner with Idea Transform to accelerate innovative ideas

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    4 April 2012 – Idea Transform, the major new initiative to support meaningful entrepreneurs, today announced a partnership with the Cambridge Angels. This will provide successful teams at the first Idea Transform weekend with the chance to pitch for potential funding and mentoring from one of the UK’s most successful angel investment groups. The Idea Transform programme has been created to support those developing innovative ideas that can benefit and improve society, in areas as diverse as education, health, finance,...
  3. Owlstone, Raspberry Pi and Pneumacare join keynote speaker line-up!

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      29 March 2012, Idea Transform, the major new initiative to support meaningful entrepreneurs, today announced further keynote speakers, judges and mentors for its weekend event on 20-22 April 2012. Billy Boyle, co-founder of sensor company Owlstone Nanotech, serial entrepreneur and Raspberry Pi trustee Jack Lang and Dr Ward Hills, CEO of medical monitoring company Pneumacare join Alex van Someren of Amadeus Capital Partners and Jon Bradford of Springboard as confirmed speakers for the event. The Idea Transform programme has been...

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