We lead the University’s activities in industry engagement and business development, enterprise support for students and staff, and the identification, management and commercialisation of University intellectual property.

Our Business Development experts are embedded in the University’s Schools as first points of contact for staff seeking to commercialise their work or ideas. They will help you explore your options, provide practical help at every stage and introduce you to EI’s range of professional expertise as necessary.

Find your commercialisation route

From managing your IP to licensing your technology, we’re with you for the commercialisation journey.

Become a consultant

Making you expertise available to external organisations can benefit you and the University.

Form a company

Edinburgh Innovations encourages entrepreneurship among University staff, providing expertise and practical support at every step.

Funding support

We can connect you with funding streams to support commercial opportunities.


6 + 10 =