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...
Data innovation solving real-world challenges

Data innovation solving real-world challenges

As the University takes a leading role in plans to create the data capital of Europe as part of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal, data scientists have joined multinational companies and public bodies to find new ways to use data for social and...
Celebrating enterprising women

Celebrating enterprising women

To mark International Women’s Day at Edinburgh Innovations we are celebrating enterprising women it is our privilege to work with. From entrepreneurs who have formed startup companies to researchers who solve challenges for industry and policy makers, we have...