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Event Type: 
Maxwell plus - for events co-organised by the Maxwell programme

“An experience of early stage science entrepreneurship”

Dr Carmen Palacios-Berraquero

Chief Executive Officer, Nu Quantum Ltd 


The Maxwell Centre, the Impulse Programme for Tech Innovators and the NanoDTC are pleased to host Dr Carmen Palacios-Berraquero as the 1st speaker of the 2020-21 Innovation Seminar Series.

The joint NanoDTC-Impulse-Maxwell Innovation Seminar Series has a series of brilliant speakers who are at different stages in their Innovation and Entrepreneurship journey.

The talk

Dr Carmen Palacios Berraquero is the Chief Executive of Nu Quantum Ltd, founded the company in late 2018, and has since raised several million pounds in financing from a stellar portfolio of investors, in addition to having designed and been awarded several high-profile government projects in collaboration with over 40 industrial and academic partners across the UK. Carmen is the inventor of the technology underlying the single-photon sources commercialised by Nu Quantum, product of her PhD research carried out at the Cavendish Laboratory. She is now leading the growth of the company, building a world-class multidisciplinary team in Cambridge.


Please register for the event via Eventbrite


About the Seminar Series

This series of seminars happens monthly and speakers will present their ideas and experiences on how innovation impacts their endeavours.

We have a varied list of speakers, from academics turned in to entrepreneurs all the way to established companies.

The format is a 45 minute talk, followed by Q&A.


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The information you provide will be used to process your booking, and contact you regarding your participation. We may also contact you to undertake post-event evaluation and provide marketing information about events and services offered through the Maxwell Centre, University of Cambridge. All marketing communications will incorporate an option to opt-out of receiving further communications.

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Wednesday, 14 October, 2020 - 12:45 to 14:00
Contact name: 
Monica Lucena
Event location: 
Online - Zoom