The BOX is open

The BOX is open

The all-new version of Edinburgh Innovations’ online portal to connect researchers with industrial opportunities is live. The BOX (Business Opportunity Exchange) contains details of EI’s latest commercial opportunities, against which academics can register...
AIMday hits the target for industry and academics

AIMday hits the target for industry and academics

Industry leaders and academics have hailed AIMday Manufacturing a great success after they came together to tackle business challenges and build partnerships. AIMday Manufacturing matched 14 representatives of 10 companies with 22 academics. During a series of...
Skoogmusic on song with £560,000 fundraising

Skoogmusic on song with £560,000 fundraising

Skoogmusic, which makes an interactive cube to help children learn about and play music, has completed its largest funding round to date, with £560,000 secured from Scottish Investment Bank, Old College Capital, and a number of private investors. The inventors of the...
High-profile backing for wearables startup PlayerData

High-profile backing for wearables startup PlayerData

PlayerData, a startup aiming to become a major player in the global sports wearables market, has secured an early stage investment round from high profile backers including former Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy, Blackcircles.com founder Mike Welch, who has been appointed...
Gene breakthrough promises new medicines and biofuels

Gene breakthrough promises new medicines and biofuels

An Edinburgh Innovations client’s breakthrough using the CRISPR gene-editing technique means vast quantities of medicines and renewable fuels could be produced by algae. Algae have great potential to produce biofuels, medicine ingredients and livestock feed that does...