TEA: Behind the Scenes at the Bradfield Centre, Saturday 24 February, 4pm


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The TEA Lent Term Meeting will take place on Saturday 24 February, at the Bradfield Centre, Cambridge Science Park from 4pm.

The Bradfield Centre is creating a collaborative entrepreneurial community of technology start-ups and scale-ups, with space for 650 people.

The event will start with an exclusive overview of the facility, with Managing Director James Parton.

This will be followed by a panel discussion on the theme of:

“Where to go after Trinity: Opportunities for Engineers in Cambridge”

As ever, there will be a mentoring session, so we ask alumni to provide their area of expertise prior to the event, so that you can be matched to students on the night.

The evening will conclude with a light dinner, served in the Lakeside Cafe.

For further details and to make a booking please click here.

Find out more about The Bradfield Centre click here.

We hope you can join us.

With all good wishes,

John Yeomans (1975)

Trinity Engineers Association Chair

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Chair of Cambridge Network, Founder and CEO of RealVNC. Andy Harter is an innovator and entrepreneur, responsible among other things for VNC software which allows remote control of one computer screen from another.  The technology is on over two billion devices, is on more different kinds of computer than any other application and is an official part of the internet. Before that, Andy was director of research and engineering at the influential AT&T Cambridge Laboratory and responsible for several ground-breaking technologies.  He has a PhD from the University of Cambridge where he is a Fellow of the Computer Laboratory and St Edmund’s College. He is a Trustee of both the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Managing Director at The Bradfield Centre

Amanda completed her undergraduate in Natural Sciences (Chemistry) at the University of Cambridge in 2010. She then switched over to Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology for her PhD at Cambridge and studied cocoa butter crystallisation in collaboration with Nestlé PTC York. Upon finishing her PhD in 2014, she joined Cambridge Consultants as a Technology Analyst in the Strategy, Innovation and Process Group. She later transferred to the Analytical Engineering Group to help build the Applied Chemistry capability of the division. Amanda joined PepsiCo in 2016 as a Laboratory Section Leader and has since helped grow the internal Physical Characterisation capability of the Analytical Team. As of January 2017, she has transferred to the Food Structure & Ingredient Sciences to focus on leading development of novel processes & product designs solutions to meet the needs of developing & emerging markets for future product launches.

Nick is an ex-Trinity student, arriving in 1994 to study a PhD in experimental condensed matter physics. Originally set on an academic career, I developed a strong interest in entrepreneurship and start-ups over the course of PhD, and joined the Cambridge technology scene post-graduation. Most recently, I founded and grew consumer product company Sure Petcare from 1-person start-up to become global leader in its niche, and ultimately successful acquisition of the business in 2015. I have experienced the full cycle from initial invention through to successful commercial exploitation, and survived the process!

Director at Cheyne Group and William Pitt Fellow at Pembroke College.


4:00 pm

Registration with tea and coffee

4:15 pm

Overview/Tour of Bradfield Centre

4:30 pm

Panel Discussion

5:30 pm

Drinks Reception & Mentoring

6:30 pm

Dinner in Lakeside Cafe

8:00 pm