NEWS

The latest news, announcements and events from Edinburgh Innovations.

May and Sturgeon visit University to sign City Region Deal

Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon have visited the University to formally agree the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal. Mrs May and Ms...

FinTech Scotland announces Chairman and strategic partners

FinTech Scotland, established by the Scottish Government, the University of Edinburgh and the private sector to boost growth in Scotland’s financial technology sector, has appointed David Ferguson, founder of investment wrap service Nucleus Financial, as its inaugural...

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Spinout deal offers dialysis hope

Invizius, a spinout company whose technology could save the lives of thousands of dialysis patients, has secured £500,000 from Mercia Fund Managers, in the first investment since Mercia and the University formed a partnership agreement in November 2017. Invizius stems...

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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...

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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,...

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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 competition...

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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...

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