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CUTEC Technology Ventures Conference: Human Performance Running on Technology

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How can your company tap into the £1.7 billion worth of contracts allocated for the London 2012 Olympics and the £160 billion global sports industry?

Medical devices, healthcare products, digital marketing and mass media are cornerstone markets for sport and human performance industries. The Cambridge University Technology Ventures Conference (TVC) will explain how your business can profit in the dawn of the London 2012 Olympics and 11 other international sport competitions coming to the UK in this decade.

Come hear…

  • Andrew Lynn (CBO Tigenix) tell how he founded the regenerative medicine company, Orthomimetics, which was bought in 2009 for €16.2 million.
  • IOC Medical Commission Chairman Arne Ljungqvist explain the arms race between scientists to create and catch athletes using performance enhancement drugs. Cambridge-based HFL Sport Science is already tapping into the analytics market. Can your bio based company get involved?
  • Roger Mosey (BBC Director of London 2012) talk about the BBC ’s plans for 3D and HDTV broadcasting – Is your display company ready to show new forms of broadcasting?
  • how Alex Balfour (Head of New Media, London 2012 Olympics) successful co-founded CricInfo which raised £25 million in 4 rounds of funding and generated £1.7 million profit before being bought by ESPN in 2007.
  • how Scott Drawer (Head of Research and Innovation, UK Sport) successfully used advanced engineering to land Amy Williams a gold medal at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

Be inspired by 8-time world champion swimmer Mark Foster and listen to Graeme Obree’s story of how he set the 1-time trial world record in cycling, a story captured in the internationally acclaimed movie The Flying Scotsman.

There have been an overwhelming number of registrations by attendees from companies such as DFJ Esprit, MedImmune, Taylor Wessing, Microsoft, TTP , and Cambridge Consultants. Register today at .

This talk is part of the Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club (CUTEC) series.

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