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Events and Workshops

We work to increase opportunities for companies to interact with researchers from the University – a conversation can often spark new innovative ideas.
Throughout the year we organise a wide range of workshops, events and activities for companies can find out more about the latest research from the University.

Events for Industry

Events for Staff

Events for Students

In line with University of Edinburgh guidance, we are making changes to our events, as the Covid-19 situation continues to develop. Some of our events will be postponed and others delivered online. Our priority is the health and wellbeing of participants and speakers.

Please check the status of our events below or contact us for more information. 

 

Events for Staff

CMVM Post Doc Careers Series

BBSRC Breakthrough Programme Series

Register for a full series or choose individual sessions below. 

Breakthrough: Innovation System Overview

Breakthrough: Idea Generation

Breakthrough: Idea Communication & Idea Selection

Breakthrough: Making it Real (1)

Breakthrough: Making it Real (2)

Breakthrough: Taking Action

Events for Students

Visit our EI Student website to sign up to the latest events and workshops.

Entrepreneurs' students working on a project

AIMday 

AIMday or Academic Industry Meeting day is a one-day event providing an effective and focused way for companies to meet with multi-disciplinary researchers from across the University.

The event is made up of a series of one-hour workshops that tackle a challenge posed by an individual company around a central theme – for example Energy, Construction or Materials. By bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers and their ideas, the event can generate unique perspectives on how to solve a particular problem.