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A Global Centre for DeepTech Innovation: Cambridge Future Tech Welcomes Japanese Minister of State to The Park

  • Date 12 May 2024

Cambridge, UK – [29th April 2024] – Cambridge Future Tech (CFT), the tech-first venture builder, hosted an influential delegation from the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, at The Bradfield Centre, showcasing Cambridge Science Park’s leading role in DeepTech innovation. 

Owen Thompson, CEO and Co-Founder of Cambridge Future Tech, and Jane Hutchins, Director of Cambridge Science Park, led the presentations, discussing the dynamic and supportive environment that Cambridge offers for startups, particularly in DeepTech. The discussions with Minister Shindo, Japanese Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy, revolved around strategic partnerships and the nurturing of innovation that Cambridge is renowned for.

"We are honored to welcome Minister Shindo and his delegation to Cambridge and are excited about the potential this visit holds for future collaborations," said Owen Thompson. "This event highlights the strength and importance of the Cambridge ecosystem in nurturing cutting-edge technologies and enterprises on a global scale."

Cambridge Future Tech continues to be at the forefront of developing the early-stage DeepTech sector, leveraging Cambridge’s unique resources and ecosystem to shape industries and advance society. This meeting is a testament to CFT's role as a catalyst in the global technology landscape, driving innovation from the very earliest stages and building bridges between leading tech hubs around the world.

"We look forward to deepening our engagement with international partners like Japan and further establishing Cambridge as a global leader in DeepTech innovation," added Owen Thompson.

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