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ELRIG Drug Discovery 2018 - CamBioScience Training Zone - London ExCel

October 2018

The CamBioScience Training Zone offered a blended learning experience to over 100 participants curious to learn more about genome engineering, organoid technology, our OBRIZUM AI-Learning Platform, and our courses in general.

WISE@NY – Learning Revolutions: Creating Educational Environments for Empowerment and Inclusion

September 2018

As part of the WISE accelerator 2017 cohort, we have taken part in the Sparkshow session at the WISE@NY conference this September in New York City.

CamBioScience and its online platform OBRIZUM join King's20 2018-19 cohort

September 2018




CamBioScience selected for Innovate UK Artificial Intelligence accelerator programmes in USA and Canada

8th February 2018

Innovate UK is organising two Global Business Accelerator Programmes on Artificial Intelligence (AI) delivered by Enterprise Europe Network in March 2018 and CamBioScience has been selected for both!

UK AI companies selected to participate in these fully funded programmes will have the opportunity to develop partnerships and working relationships with businesses in the regions, visit AI laboratories, meet research partners and academic institutions and pitch to venture capitalists to foster collaborative innovation projects and knowledge exchange.

In the diary for us:

5th – 8th March 2018 – Silicon Valley

19th – 22nd March 2018 – Toronto

CamBioScience & OBRIZUM in the Bett Futures section at the Excel Centre

24th January 2018

This year CamBioScience showcased its OBRIZUM platform in the Bett Futures section at the Excel Centre.

Bett is the first industry show of the year in the education technology landscape, bringing together 850 leading companies, 103 exciting new edtech start ups and over 34,700 attendees (131 countries represented) from the global education community, that come together to celebrate, find inspiration and discuss the future of education, as well as the role technology and innovation plays in enabling all educators and learners to thrive.

CamBioScience co-founder Included in BioBeat17 '50 Movers & Shakers in BioBusiness 2017' Report

2nd November 2017

“I am so excited to present 50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2017. Here are 50 outstanding women leaders who are giving us all a healthier world. They are transforming the pace, scale and ambition of what we can do to respond to global health challenges.” – Miranda Weston-Smith | BioBeat Founder

Our CMO and co-founder Dr Sarra Achouri appears as “Rising Star” under Infrastructure Innovation p.14


CamBioScience Joins Pioneering EDUCATE Programme

1st November 2017

EDUCATE is a UCL led collaborative partnership, match-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, with Nesta, F6S and the British Educational Suppliers’ Association. It uniquely brings together EdTech SMEs and start-ups with researcher entrepreneurs, and educators, in a working collaboration founded on learning science and world-class research. The programme’s ambition is better, evidence-informed EdTech products enabling better digitally enhanced education.

Find out more 

The Team is Growing

1st November 2017

Oscar Forshow-Swift has joined the team as our Head of Video. Welcome to the team Oscar!

CamBioScience in the News



Cambridge News Article


“This Cambridge company is changing the way we learn online.”


CamBioScience selected for WISE Accelerator

3rd October 2017

We are delighted and proud to be one of four EdTech initiatives accepted by The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) on this year’s WISE Accelerator program. Please click here for our press release.

“We are delighted to be accepted on to the prestigious WISE Accelerator. CamBioScience Ltd. is particualry excited to join the WISE inititiatve as we look to scale-up our operation into new international markets. Joining WISE, will help us achieve our goal of ensuring the knowledgable application of science and technology as a means to equip indidivuals, origanisations, and companies with the skills they need to tackle some of the world’s greatest problems” Dr. Chibeza Agley, CEO, CamBioScience Ltd.

WISE was established by Qatar Foundation in 2009 under the leadership of its Chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. WISE is a leading international initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education. Each year, the WISE Accelerator supports the development of young, innovative EdTech projects with high potential for scalability and positive impact in the field of education.

Please click here for the press release from WISE. Find out more about the WISE Accelerator here.

“These four promising initiatives offer smart solutions to pressing education challenges including the need for 21st century skills to prepare for an uncertain future of work, the rapidly advancing field of STEM, and the global refugee crisis. We are pleased to welcome these projects to the WISE Accelerator where they will benefit from mentorship and global connections, enabling them to develop and scale for the benefit of society at large.” – Stavros N. Yiannouka, CEO, WISE.




Zelmira Koch Polk Appointed Non-Executive Director


Zelmira Koch Polk is a senior business executive with extensive experience building and turning around businesses internationally. She has worked in finance, crisis communications and management consulting with specialization in the education and healthcare sectors. She has particular skills entering new geographic markets and adapting businesses to regulatory and cultural demands. Zelmira is a founding partner of the Hearth Education Advisors, a global education advisory firm specialized in setting up education institutions and businesses internationally. Prior to the Hearth, Zelmira ran the international division of Chartwell Education Group, a leading American consulting group established by the former U.S. Secretary of education. Zelmira started her career in finance working in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Credit Suisse First Boston and worked for a leading crisis management and communication firm, Dilenschneider Group. She is a certified Dip Non-Executive Director from the Institute of Directors and serves on the board of ARFA Röhrenwerke AG a Swiss steel company.

Prof. Hugh Montgomery Appointed Chairman of the Board


Hugh Montgomery is a Professor of Intensive Care Medicine in London. He obtained a 1st class BSc in cardiorespiratory physiology and neuropharmacology in 1984, and his medical degree (MB.BS) from the University of London in 1987. He completed specialist training in General Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, and now practices as a consultant intensivist in North London. He obtained his higher research degree (MDRes) in 1997, and works at University College London as Professor of Intensive Care Medicine. He has authored over 350 scientific articles, two in Nature. His research interests have been broad: he reported the ‘first gene for human fitness’ and has worked on the human musculoskeletal, cardiac, inflammatory and metabolic responses to exercise; cardiac growth; mechanisms of human hypoxic adaptation; the skeletal muscle response to critical illness and more. Hugh is also an educator across media: he delivered the five televised Royal institution Christmas Lectures in 2007; has worked in radio; and has authored and edited diverse textbooks for undergraduates and postgraduates.

New Office

7th September 2017

We have moved from the shared office space to a private office at the Cambridge eagle Lab. The space is great and team is growing in size as well as in strength!








The Directors|Founders are Full Time

1st June 2017

The three founders of CamBioScience are now focussing full time on the company.


First Course Abroad: Seoul, South Korea

APRIL 2017
We have delivered a very successful “Discovering Organoids” course in Seoul at Yonsei University. Visit our VIDEO ROOM to see us in action there!

CamBioScience Joins Cambridge Judge Business School Accelerate Programme

February 2017

We're building an AI driven knowledge transfer platform

August 2016

Matthew Chadwick has joined the team as our machine learning expert lead server-side developer. Welcome to the team Matthew!

CamBioScience has a home at the Cambrisge Eagle Lab

May 2016

We are so pleased with our new offices and very excited to be part of the Eagle Lab ecosystem.

First 2-Day Intensive Course Delivered in Cambridge

August 2015

The first CamBioScience 2-Day Intensive Course took place at Homerton College, Cambridge.


CamBioScience Limited Incorporates

14th July 2015

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