Tipple Box star has the right mix

Tipple Box star has the right mix

Sonny Charles, who has shaken up the drinks market with his Tipple Box startup, has been named Rising Star at the prestigious 2017 WeDO Scotland Awards. Tipple Box sends customers everything they need to make a perfect cocktail – including instructions – on a monthly...
Initiative targets fintech growth

Initiative targets fintech growth

Edinburgh Innovations has played a key role in the creation of FinTech Scotland, a new body to boost growth in Scotland’s financial technology sector. FinTech Scotland aims to promote sustainable economic growth through innovation, collaboration and inclusion. The...
Business success: it’s a scream

Business success: it’s a scream

If the monsters of Stranger Things have sent a chill down your spine, or you have cowered from the ice dragon in Game of Thrones, you can partly thank Orfeas Boteas, who invented a revolutionary way of making sound effects while a student at the University of...
Students shine at 3 Day Startup

Students shine at 3 Day Startup

A home-use blood-test kit and an app to help new car owners were among business ideas produced by more than 50 students and recent graduates at 3 Day Startup Edinburgh. The annual event brings together budding entrepreneurs to produce viable business proposals and...
University signs deal with Mercia Technologies

University signs deal with Mercia Technologies

The University of Edinburgh has signed a partnership agreement with investment company Mercia Technologies PLC to encourage the funding of innovations at Edinburgh. Mercia will locate a team of up to four staff on campus, and has earmarked funding that can be invested...