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Initiative targets fintech growth

Edinburgh Innovations has played a key role in the creation of FinTech Scotland, a new body to boost growth in Scotland’s financial technology sector. FinTech Scotland aims to promote sustainable economic growth through innovation, collaboration and inclusion. The...

The BOX is open

The all-new version of Edinburgh Innovations' online portal to connect researchers with industrial opportunities is live. The BOX (Business Opportunity Exchange) contains details of EI's latest commercial opportunities, against which academics can register their...

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AIMday hits the target for industry and academics

Industry leaders and academics have hailed AIMday Manufacturing a great success after they came together to tackle business challenges and build partnerships. AIMday Manufacturing matched 14 representatives of 10 companies with 22 academics. During a series of...

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Skoogmusic on song with £560,000 fundraising

Skoogmusic, which makes an interactive cube to help children learn about and play music, has completed its largest funding round to date, with £560,000 secured from Scottish Investment Bank, Old College Capital, and a number of private investors. The inventors of the...

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High-profile backing for wearables startup PlayerData

PlayerData, a startup aiming to become a major player in the global sports wearables market, has secured an early stage investment round from high profile backers including former Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy, Blackcircles.com founder Mike Welch, who has been appointed...

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Gene breakthrough promises new medicines and biofuels

An Edinburgh Innovations client’s breakthrough using the CRISPR gene-editing technique means vast quantities of medicines and renewable fuels could be produced by algae. Algae have great potential to produce biofuels, medicine ingredients and livestock feed that does...

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Shot Scope a big hit with investors

Shot Scope Technologies, maker of the must-have performance-tracking watch for golfers, has raised £1.6 million in its latest funding round. The investment brings to £4.5 million the total raised by the company since its launch in December 2014. The Edinburgh-based...

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Edinburgh Innovations organises various events throughout the year.

AIMday Data® | 15 March 2018

AIMday Data held on 15 March 2018 by the University of Edinburgh is a free one-day event designed to bring together companies and academics to discuss specific business challenges related to the topic of Data in order to find pathways to solutions. Data...

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AIMday® Energy Event | 26 June 2018

On the 26 June 2018 Edinburgh Innovations and the University of Edinburgh will be hosting AIMday Energy. A free one-day event designed to bring together companies and academics to discuss specific business challenges related to the topic of Energy in order...

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