The fundamental focus of deep tech is to pioneer new solutions that solve society’s biggest issues – this applies to everything from chronic disease, climate change, clean energy and food production (Medium). This kind of enabling power is certainly very profound and has the potential to bring about real change in the world.
The founder’s dilemma often stems from the ‘why’:
“What was the motivation behind your startup?”
“What is the end goal?”
“What made you do X, and why did you choose Y?”
It’s hard to go a week without hearing about the ever-growing necessity to secure a green future. The term ‘green technology’ has started to pop up with more frequency, but what exactly is green technology, and why is it important? Above all, what does green technology look like, and how can it be applied to the world around us?
2022 already holds a vast amount of potential for deep tech. We’ve already felt the positive outcomes from the surges of innovation that have been taking place in artificial intelligence (AI), synthetic biology, nanotechnologies, and quantum computing, among other advanced technologies (Source, BCG, 2021).
A Pioneering Pathway for Deep Tech Innovation in the UK, Aided by an Expanded Strategic Partnership
Cambridge Future Tech (CFT) announces the close of its latest funding round to rapidly scale its innovative deep tech venture platform, accessing novel and disruptive technologies from a host of UK-based universities. A number of investors from around the world participated in the seed round, including US-based Vest Coast Capital.
Cambridge Future Tech’s COO, Xavier Parkhouse-Parker was featured in TechRound’s shortlist of Successful University of Cambridge Alumni Entrepreneurs List. Along with Dr. Liz Zijing Li, Co-Founder CFT’s Venture Mimicrete.
We learn about Owen’s career has a Typhoon fighter pilot and his move into business. We discuss the gap Owen & his co-founders spotted in existing support to commercialise University research and early-stage technology ideas, leading to the creation of Cambridge Future Tech.
From ‘Inside The Bradfield Centre’: Bringing you the stories of the people, companies, and University at the heart of the UK’s leading Tech & Life Sciences ecosystem. Presented by James Parton and Adelina Chalmers. Produced by Carl Homer from Cambridge TV.
The telephone totally revolutionised the way we could communicate with people all over the world. But then came email and took it to the next level. And then came text messaging. And then came video calls. And so on…What’s next? What’s just around the corner?
In this interview series, called ‘The Future Of Communication Technology’ we are interviewing leaders of tech…
Cambridge Future Tech is a Tech Venture Builder with a vision to help facilitate the next generation of Deep Tech innovation. We work to commercialize scientific discoveries, platform-level innovations that fundamentally improve the way the world works.