Monday 16 May 2016

Microfluidics Consortium to visit Boston with Open Day on June 24

The MF7 Microfluidics Consortium will be in Boston on June 23 and 24. Hosted by Northeastern University the mission of the consortium is to grow the market for microfluidics enabled products and services.

The consortium delivers this mission by engaging with regulators, funders, business partners of all sizes as well as the venture capital community - all over the world.

While most of the consortium's work takes places in closed (members only) meetings, on June 24 we are holding our annual 'Open Day' where non-members can engage with us and learn about our vision , our values and processes.

To participate in the Open Day please follow this link:

New Year Briefing from Centre for Business InnovationPublished

We are pleased to release the latest briefing from the Centre for Business Innovation in Cambridge UK. It describes our international consortia for:

- corporate venturing
- social media for business
- microfluidics
- nano-carbon enhanced materials
- open innovation meets big data
- medical adherence
- inclusive design

which are helping some of the world's best companies leverage each others position and insight to do more with less.

Read about it here

Social Media for Business Consortium collaborates with Cambridge Psychometrics Centre

Corporate Members of the Social Media for Business Consortium SMfB-2 are testing tools developed by the Psychometrics Centre of the Judge Business School in Cambridge. This provides access to the groundbreaking research of the Centre in the area of 'Social Listening'.

Applications which are of interest to consortium members include: targeting of marketing campaigns, profiling of customers and recruits, improving creativity of teams and identifying possible threats.

Dr Peter Hewkin for CfBI tells us 'corporate members of SMfB-2 are identifying new ways to impact their KPIs by matching psychological profiles to marketing, recruitment and other corporate needs. Working in private we are able to compare notes on what works and what does not enabling members to do more with less'.