NEWS

The latest news, announcements and events from Edinburgh Innovations.

MiAlgae set to shake up feed sector after £500,000 investment

MiAlgae, a student-launched startup that aims to revolutionise the animal and fish feed industries with microalgae made from the co-products of whisky, has received £500,000 from investors. The...

Success for student and staff innovators

A process that turns disposable coffee cups into fertiliser, an app for buying and selling from charity shops and an online hub for ‘clean beauty’ brands were among winners in Edinburgh Innovations' annual enterprise awards. Products and services pioneered by staff,...

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FinTech Scotland announces Chairman and strategic partners

FinTech Scotland, established by the Scottish Government, the University of Edinburgh and the private sector to boost growth in Scotland’s financial technology sector, has appointed David Ferguson, founder of investment wrap service Nucleus Financial, as its inaugural...

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Spinout deal offers dialysis hope

Invizius, a spinout company whose technology could save the lives of thousands of dialysis patients, has secured £500,000 from Mercia Fund Managers, in the first investment since Mercia and the University formed a partnership agreement in November 2017. Invizius stems...

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Social entrepreneurs named national champions

A team of Edinburgh students is to represent the UK at the Enactus World Cup for student-run social enterprises in California after being crowned Enactus UK 2018 National Champion. Enactus Edinburgh, a team of 83 students involved in eight projects, triumphed at the...

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Entrepreneurs in Residence appointed by Royal Society

The Royal Society has appointed two Entrepreneurs in Residence to be hosted by the University as part of a UK-wide scheme to translate world-leading research into new commercial opportunities. Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, creator of Genius bread and other gluten-free foods,...

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Students triumph with their Fresh Ideas

Two teams of LAUNCH.ed clients have triumphed in the Scottish Institute of Enterprise’s 2017-18 Fresh Ideas competition. Lorenzo Conti, a PhD student in the School of Engineering's Institute for Infrastructure and the Environment, was one of the five main competition...

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EVENTS

Edinburgh Innovations organises various events throughout the year.

AIMday® Energy Event | 27 June 2018

On 27 June 2018 Edinburgh Innovations and the University of Edinburgh will be hosting AIMday Energy, a free one-day event designed to bring together companies and academics to discuss specific business challenges related to the topic of Energy in order to...

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