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A selection of the latest news, ideas and inspiration from Imperial College and beyond. Search our news pages for reports and updates related to our work with innovation, insights and talent.

ThinAir
- 10 Jul 2017 VCC team ThinAir crowned Student Start-Up of the Year

ThinAir were crowned Enterprise Nation’s first ever Student Start-Up of the Year for their water condensing bio membrane.

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Ben Kaube and Peter Vincent
- 31 May 2017 Academic and alumnus team up to take hassle out of journal searches

A Spotify-like app that lets scientists quickly access research papers online has been developed by an Imperial researcher and an alumnus.

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Improbable
- 15 May 2017 Imperial graduate’s startup valued at $1 billion

Virtual reality firm Improbable has raised $502 million just five years after being co-founded by Imperial computing graduate Peter Lipka.

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Bruno Cotto
- 05 May 2017 A Vocation For Innovation

Former Director of the Imperial Enterprise Lab and current Mentor-In-Residence, Bruno Cotta, joined us recently to talk about enterprising culture, the telecoms industry & his start-ups to remember. Bruno joined Imperial College as an Engineering undergraduate […]

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Paola Criscuolo
- 03 May 2017 Why are managers throwing away their best innovations?

Dr Criscuolo discovers the key to ensuring a strong panel for assessing R&D cases, explaining the three factors to consider in order to avoid overlooking your company’s next big idea.

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- 31 Mar 2017 Offering Internships to Imperial Students

Give some of the brightest brains an insight into your company

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- 22 Mar 2017 Student innovations on display as Enterprise Week arrives at Imperial READ MORE
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- 21 Mar 2017 What Happened Next: FungiAlert

Founders Dr. Angela de Manzanos and Dr. Kerry O’Donnelly Weaver developed an early, in-field detection device for plant disease which can detect the spores of the pathogen in soil and water before they infect plants, while they were still Post-Doc researchers at Imperial.

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- 07 Mar 2017 VCC Finalist First Look

IBP Exclusive – VCC Finalist Early Access The 23rd March 2017 will see the finals of the Venture Catalyst Challenge – a 6 week-long pre-accelerator for deep science start-ups – judged by Professor David Gann […]

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- 14 Oct 2016 ELITE applications open

The programme – a collaboration between Imperial’s Business School and London Stock Exchange – is now accepting applications for their sixth cohort, joining in November 2016. This year two ELITE scholarships of £7,500 each are being offered to female entrepreneurs.

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Tianjin
- 01 Jul 2016 The Future of Imaging at WEF, Tianjin

Global government, industry and NGO leaders were treated to a special IdeasLab session at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin

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- 29 Jun 2016 Why innovation often fails

David Gann, Imperial’s Vice President for Innovation, has recently written a blog post for the World Economic Forum on the necessity of investing in innovation – even when it seems risky and especially when it […]

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