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Start your career at Edinburgh Innovations

When you join Edinburgh Innovations, you join a diverse team of professionals who help explore opportunities, build ideas and deliver results. At Edinburgh Innovations, you will create an impact.

Edinburgh Innovations guides University staff on how best to create impact and commercialise their research, depending on the type and stage of technology, the market demand, and each individual researcher’s ambitions.

As a company we contribute 25 per cent of research income to the University through securing industrial and translational awards, creating startups and spinouts, licensing technology, delivering consultancy contracts and projects, and an ambitious international outreach programme.

The University is ranked 5th in the world for industry, innovation, and infrastructure (Times Higher 2022 rankings). Innovation - the translation of cutting-edge research into real world solutions - is central to the University's Strategy and its values and Edinburgh Innovations is central to the delivery of its innovation ambitions.

Edinburgh is recognised as the best city in the UK, outside London, for startups and the role of the University in driving this status is also well-known. You will be joining our team at a time of sustained growth and will play a part in accelerating economic growth and productivity in Scotland, the UK, and the world.

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