Spinout deal offers dialysis hope

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...
Social entrepreneurs named national champions

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...
Entrepreneurs in Residence appointed by Royal Society

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,...
Students triumph with their Fresh Ideas

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...