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US drug firm licenses breakthrough Edinburgh cancer discovery

The University of Edinburgh and US biopharmaceutical company Nuvectis Pharma, Inc., have signed a multi-million-dollar licensing deal to turn a...
AI’s future stars join Edinburgh accelerator

AI’s future stars join Edinburgh accelerator

A body-sizing app to improve online shopping, 3D printed tumours to test cancer drugs, and a mental health early warning monitor are among the 12 innovations selected for the next University of Edinburgh AI Accelerator. Twelve teams of artificial...

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Edinburgh’s pitch-perfect young entrepreneurs

Edinburgh’s pitch-perfect young entrepreneurs

A robotic waste-sorter, a digital chemistry lab for school children and a mechanised planter to restore seagrass beds on the ocean floor have been named the stand-out business ideas following the University of Edinburgh’s 12-week Startup Summer...

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Future Proof: Edinburgh Futures Institute

Future Proof: Edinburgh Futures Institute

By Professor Chris Speed, Chair in Design Informatics, University of Edinburgh Ever since the publication of the review of Scotland’s technology ecosystem by Mark Logan, founder of Skyscanner, a year ago, the term ‘innovation ecosystem’ has become...

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The Second Pitch

The Second Pitch

Thanks to television shows such as Dragons Den and Shark Tank, when we think of a ‘business pitch’ we simultaneously think of terrifying humiliation and success beyond our wildest dreams. Neil Pollock, Professor of Innovation and Social...

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