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Read more at: CAPE Acorn Post-graduate Research Award 2023 – Call for Applications

CAPE Acorn Post-graduate Research Award 2023 – Call for Applications

2 November 2022

CAPE invites post-graduate students to submit their research idea for a short project (up to 6 months’ duration.) Winners will receive a prize of £1,000 for projects involving development of a concept, or £2,000 for a project involving experimental testing of an idea. Topics The project can address any engineering-related...


Read more at: CAPE announces winner of 2022 Acorn Blue Sky Award
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CAPE announces winner of 2022 Acorn Blue Sky Award

21 October 2022

CAPE is delighted to announce that the winner of the Acorn Blue Sky Award for 2022 is Dr Babak Bakhit from the Department of Engineering, with his project, 'An iontronic-based revolutionary architecture in advanced transparent oxide thin films for memory technology.' The project will start shortly and report the outputs at...


Read more at: Deadline for CAPE Grand Challenge extended to December 5

Deadline for CAPE Grand Challenge extended to December 5

21 October 2022

Deadline for outline proposals extended to 5 December 2022 The CAPE Grand Challenge Award is a competition for the best project outlines aligned with strategic research themes proposed by the CAPE partners. The winning submissions will be developed into full CAPE project proposals in collaboration with one (or more) CAPE...


Read more at: Presentations from CAPE Acorn Award projects October 2022

Presentations from CAPE Acorn Award projects October 2022

21 October 2022

On 20 October 2022 eight recent Acorn projects gave presentations on the results of their CAPE Acorn Award projects. 2022 CAPE Acorn Postgraduate Awards Development of device for hepatic electrical stimulation Santiago Velasco Bosom Ultra-scaled 2D materials Field-effect transistors fabricated without nanolithography...


Read more at: CAPE June Event

CAPE June Event

24 June 2022

Recent CAPE Acorn Award winners made presentations on their projects on June 24, 2022 Jenny Jiang (Blue Sky 2020): Exploiting nonlinearity in III-Nitride semiconductors for full spectrum detection by up-converting IR and down-converting UV to visible light. Egle Augustaitytle (CAUPA IIB 2021): Plastic bricks; optimisation...


Read more at: Call for proposals: CAPE Grand Challenge: Systems and Devices for Healthcare - deadline 27 May 2022

Call for proposals: CAPE Grand Challenge: Systems and Devices for Healthcare - deadline 27 May 2022

27 April 2022

The CAPE Grand Challenge competition for project outlines aligned with research themes proposed by CAPE partner GSK Consumer Healthcare. The winning submissions will be developed into full CAPE project proposals Up to £100k funding is available to fund 2 or 3 short term seed projects (£30k-£50k max). Deadline: May 27 2022


Read more at: Winners of the CAPE Acorn Postgraduate Research Award - CAPA 2022

Winners of the CAPE Acorn Postgraduate Research Award - CAPA 2022

25 April 2022

This year, CAPE selected 7 projects to receive the CAPA 2022 award No Project title Name of applicant Department 1 Development of device for hepatic electrical stimulation Santiago Velasco Bosom Eng Div B 2 Holographic Optical Tweezers on the OpenFlexure Microscopy Platform Andrew Kadis Eng Div B 3 Ultra-scaled 2D...


Read more at: Presentations from CAPE Acorn Award projects

Presentations from CAPE Acorn Award projects

9 March 2022

On 8 March 2022 two projects gave presentations on the results of their CAPE Acorn Award projects; Peter Christopher ' Focal depth tracking for improved 3D Holographic Displays' CAPE Acorn Postgraduate Award (CAPA 2020) and Jenny Jiang : 'Exploiting nonlinearity in III-Nitride semiconductors for full spectrum detection by...


Read more at: CAPA 2022 Call for Proposals

CAPA 2022 Call for Proposals

9 February 2022

CAPE invites University of Cambridge postgraduate students, either individually or in a small team, to submit their research idea for a short project (up to 6 months’ duration) on any engineering-related topic addressing a technological or societal need. The deadline for submissions is 22 March 2022.


Read more at: 2021 Blue Sky winners presented with Award Certificates

2021 Blue Sky winners presented with Award Certificates

8 February 2022

The winners of the 2021 CAPE Acorn Blue Sky Awards were presented with their Award certficates by Prof Daping Chu at a short ceremony in the Electrical Engineering Building Atrium. Each of the projects receives £15,000 in research funding for a 9 month project, led by the early career researchers.