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Reflections on the growth of the Cambridge high tech business cluster and future challenges

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Johann Jakob Napp.

We would like to invite you to our second Technology Enterprise Group (TEG) Seminar this term. On Wednesday, 11th March 2009, 13:00 – 14:00 Walter Herriot will give a talk on

“Reflections on the growth of the Cambridge high tech business cluster and future challenges”

Walter is one of the leading figures in the growth of the Cambridge high tech business cluster. He is the former managing director of St John’s Innovation Centre, one of Europe’s most successful technology business incubators. Prior to running the centre Walter spent 18 years as a Manager for Barclays Bank, and was then Corporate Finance Director for Coopers and Lybrand in East Anglia. In 1999 Walter was awarded an OBE for services to businesses in the East of England and in 2002 was the Cambridge Evening News “Businessman of the Year”. In 2006 he received the Queens Award for Enterprise Promotion and was appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Hertfordshire. He has been collaborating with Anglia Ruskin University’s (ARU) Ashcroft International Business School on various projects, including the launch of a new BA (Hons) Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Management course. In 2008, Walter Herriot OBE was awarded the Honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration by ARU .

The seminar will take place in the Project Room at the Institute for Manufacturing (Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX ). To be able to provide adequate space and seats it would be very helpful if you could RSVP to jjn28@cam.ac.uk before Tuesday 10th March.

We are looking forward to seeing you for a very exciting presentation and a lively discussion.

Best regards,

Tim Minshall & Johann Napp

This talk is part of the Technology Enterprise Group Seminar Series series.

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