Edinburgh startups have the EDGE

Edinburgh startups have the EDGE

Edinburgh Innovations clients have triumphed at the prestigious Scottish EDGE awards, the UK’s largest entrepreneurship funding competition, taking a substantial share of the £1.1 million awarded. Cell separation specialist uFraction8 won the Higgs EDGE prize for...
Seed funds for Marty maker Robotical

Seed funds for Marty maker Robotical

Robotical, maker of the educational robot Marty, has received seed investment of £285,000, allowing the company to scale its manufacturing operation, create new jobs and target export markets in 2018. The investment round follows a crowd funding campaign on the...
VertAx signs C-Gen agreement

VertAx signs C-Gen agreement

VertAx Wind Ltd and the University of Edinburgh have signed the first commercial licensing agreement for the C-Gen Permanent Magnet Generator developed at the University. The worldwide agreement enables VertAx to build the technology into its multi-megawatt vertical...
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...
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...