ideaSpace Enterprise Accelerator
ideaSpace Enterprise Accelerator, part of the University of Cambridge Hauser Forum, is a hub for early stage innovation, providing space and resource to a wide community of advisors, innovators and entrepreneurs.
Members of ideaSpace Enterprise Accelerator have 24/7 access to desks, meeting rooms, coffee and conferencing facilities. An active member of the innovation community in Cambridge, the East of England and wider, ideaSpace Enterprise Accelerator also plays host to a number of networking groups, workshops and seminars.
Cambridge Enterprise exists to help University of Cambridge inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs make their ideas and concepts more commercially successful for the benefit of society, the UK economy, the inventors and the University.
Cambridge Enterprise's goals are to take the most promising ideas forward through IPR licensing, new venture creation and consultancy by: building strong relationships with University academics to encourage disclosure and cooperative management of the most promising innovations; making significant, measurable progress toward financial sustainability to drive long-term benefits to academics, Departments and University and being an attractive partner for industry and investors to take University ideas forward through commercial channels.
The Cambridge Network is a thriving membership organisation which links the Cambridge cluster now covering the Greater South East of England - to the global high technology community.
Embracing all industry sectors, the Network has more than 1,000 paying members, ranging from academics engaged in leading edge research to multi million pound companies. All enjoy access to a wide variety of events and to the portal website, where they can post company profiles, news, events and job notices. Other Network activities include The Learning Collaboration (TLC), which provides high quality, shared training courses at value-for-money prices; and the Cambridge Corporate Gateway, which helps some of the world's best companies to locate and link with Cambridge technology partners.
PraxisUnico is the UK's leading association of research commercialisation professionals, representing more than 100 UK universities and public sector research establishments.
It is an educational not-for-profit organisation and operates on a national and international level, working with similar organisations around the world, to support innovation and the commercialisation of public sector and charity research for social and economic impact.
PraxisUnico encourages innovation and acts as a voice for the research commercialisation profession, facilitating the interaction between the public sector research base, business and government - and provides a forum for best practice exchange, underpinned by first-class training and development programmes.
Founded in 2005, Cronto Limited is a leading provider of secure transaction authentication solutions for Internet banking.
The concept of the Cronto visual cryptogram and the development of visual transaction signing technology was born out of leading edge engineering research undertaken at the University of Cambridge.
Cronto has taken this unique advance in security technology and applied it to the current business challenges of Internet banking and transaction authorisation. The Cronto solution has gained wide recognition by security professionals as well as extremely high acceptance by the end users.
Cronto's mission is to secure financial Internet transactions meeting both the approval of the customers that make them, and cost and security requirements of banking organisations.