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An experience of early stage science entrepreneurship

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  • UserDr Carmen Palacios-Berraquero, Nu Quantum (Cambridge University spin-out)
  • ClockWednesday 14 October 2020, 12:45-14:00
  • HouseOnline Event via Zoom.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Dr Alexandra Huener.

Innovation Seminar Series The joint NanoDTC-Impulse-Maxwell Innovation Seminar Series has a series of brilliant speakers who are at different stages in their Innovation and Entrepreneurship journey.

We are delighted to host Dr Carmen Palacios-Berraquero, co-founder and CEO , Nu Quantum Ltd as our first speaker of the 2020-21 Innovation Seminar Series.

“An experience of early stage science entrepreneurship” Dr Carmen Palacios-Berraquero, CEO and co-founder of Nu Quantum Ltd

About the Talk Carmen will speak about her journey from a PhD student to an entrepreneur. She will share her experience what it takes to be an science entrepreneur, how well it has worked and what has been challenging. Nu Quantum just raised £2.1m for its quantum technology.

About the Speaker Carmen is the Chief Executive of Nu Quantum Ltd, founded the company in late 2018, and has since raised several million pounds in financing from a stellar portfolio of investors, in addition to having designed and been awarded several high-profile government projects in collaboration with over 40 industrial and academic partners across the UK. Carmen is the inventor of the technology underlying the single-photon sources commercialised by Nu Quantum, product of her PhD research carried out at the Cavendish Laboratory. She is now leading the growth of the company, building a world-class multidisciplinary team in Cambridge.

About the Seminar Series This series of seminars happens monthly and speakers will present their ideas and experiences on how innovation impacts their endeavours.

We have a varied list of speakers, from academics turned in to entrepreneurs all the way to established companies. The format is a 45 minute talk, followed by Q&A. Attendance is free but spaces are limited so do register today. Come and join the online talk with Carmen and register using the this link bit.ly/3iFhez1

We look forward to welcoming you.

This talk is part of the Impulse series.

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