Challenge Design Workshop


CGE took part in the Sustainable Development Challenge Design Workshop at IfM. The workshop kickstarted the second cycle of the Global Maker Challenge, an online platform allowing ‘makers’ and innovators to collaborate and solve real-world problems.

CW Unplugged: Tech for Earth


Tech for Earth explored innovative technologies’ contribution to tackling agriculture in developing and emerging economies. This was the second of four events as part of the CW Unplugged: Air, Earth, Fire & Water programme.

CGE joins Biomakespace


CGE Cultivator venture eCO-SENSE and CGE staff members joined the Biomakespace Cambridge training event last week. The event provides a space for community based, open access biology and prototyping space. The community of scientists, engineers, technologists, entrepreneurs, teachers, artists and members of the public gather to explore the links between engineering and biology.

CGE visits Bahir Dar, Ethiopia to explore the innovation eco-system


CGE visited Ethiopia in May to explore the entrepreneurial and innovation eco-system in Bahir Dar. CGE is working in collaboration with the Bahir Dar Institute for Technology (BIT) to establish a Maker Space. The visit was a great success, six focus groups were conducted with over 120 students, we met with local entrepreneurs and innovators, … Continue reading CGE visits Bahir Dar, Ethiopia to explore the innovation eco-system

Paid Internship with Cambridge Global Health Partnerships


CGE member organisation, Cambridge Global Health Partnerships, is currently seeking a full-time, paid intern for Sept 2019 to March 2020. CGHP is looking for someone with strong administration, research and writing skills, and a passion for global health and international development to help them build this exciting programme and expand its reach. See full job description … Continue reading Paid Internship with Cambridge Global Health Partnerships

Deploy: Lab in a Tent (Cambridge Science Festival)


CGE Cultivator venture DEPLOY (Diagnostics to Empower Pathogen-detection in a Low-income country) is a mobile diagnostic laboratory in a tent which will be deployed in Sierra Leone and used for identification of cases of malaria and other vector-borne diseases. As part of Cambridge Science Festival, DEPLOY gave tours of the diagnostic tent and a talk … Continue reading Deploy: Lab in a Tent (Cambridge Science Festival)

Water, Soil & Air: the good, the bad and the useful (Cambridge Science Festival)


CGE hosted Water, Soil, Air: the good, the bad and the useful as part of Cambridge Science Festival. CGE’s Cultivator ventures WaterScope, Majico, CamBike Sensors and BioBottle Voltaic gave presentations and hands-on demonstrations to show how they are using technology to provide clean drinking water, monitor air quality and test soil to cultivate the good, eliminate the bad … Continue reading Water, Soil & Air: the good, the bad and the useful (Cambridge Science Festival)

Cambridge International Development Conference: Faces of Equality


CGE’s Student Society hosted the twelfth CamIDC  2019 on Saturday 2 March. With over one-hundred attendees, the conference was a great success. Baroness Caroline Cox , founder of the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust spoke about working in war zones and Harriet Lamb, CEO of International Alert spoke on peace and advocacy. Leah Moss, Policy and Advocacy Officer at Plan International, Amika George, Founder … Continue reading Cambridge International Development Conference: Faces of Equality

CGE Student Committee: Gender & Ethnicity in 21st Century Contexts of Equality


Last week, the CGE Student Society Committee hosted their first event of the academic year. At the event, titled ‘Gender & Ethnicity in 21st Century Contexts of Equality’ , three speakers discussed the affect of gender disparity on economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health, and political empowerment in the developing world. The event was a great success and … Continue reading CGE Student Committee: Gender & Ethnicity in 21st Century Contexts of Equality