This September will see the return of Cambridge Tech Week.

The event is set to attract tech leaders, innovators and investors from around the world to showcase Cambridge and the UK’s global lead in tech innovations and advancement.

CTW24 will focus on the key themes of ‘Innovate, Invest and Grow’, taking a deep dive into the latest in AI, semiconductors, quantum technologies and much more. 

It will welcome leading entrepreneurs, founders, corporate leaders, investors, government, academia and influencers in the ecosystem to share their knowledge and insights.

The event will take place across iconic buildings in Cambridge city centre, including the historic Pembroke College, Cambridge Guildhall, the Corn Exchange and the Cambridge Union. 

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After its successful first year, the ‘Big Tech Debate’ will return, and will be held in the Cambridge Union Debating Chamber. Thought leaders will debate the biggest issues and significant topics in technology today, and delegates will have the opportunity to pose questions to experts at the forefront of these issues. 

The Innovation Alley will also return, giving start-ups and innovators the opportunity to showcase their business to potential investors. The week concludes with a Tech Futures School and Communities Day featuring lab tours, tech showcases and practical toolkits to pursue future careers in tech.

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“This unmissable event will attract high-profile delegates from across the tech ecosystem, showcasing the latest technology from Cambridge, the wider UK and from across the globe,” said Chris Bruce, chair of the Cambridge Tech Week Steering Committee.

A launch event was held at the Cambridge office of Mills & Reeve recently where speakers discussed the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship in Cambridge, and Cambridge’s wider role within the technology ecosystem. 

David Moore, CEO of Pragmatic Semiconductor, noted: “Events like Cambridge Tech Week offer a fantastic opportunity to place a lens onto Cambridge, bringing outside people in forces to piece together a common universe.”

Pam Garside, Chair of Cambridge Angels, said: “It’s so important to have founders and investors in one space, Cambridge Tech Week offers a great platform for this.”

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