The latest news and announcements from Edinburgh Innovations.

Data-Driven Innovation programme launched

The University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University have launched the Data-Driven Innovation programme of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal, and Edinburgh Innovations will...

Turing leads EI quartet of EDGE winners

James Turing has won the inaugural £100,000 Social EDGE Award, one of four EI clients who triumphed in Round 13 of Scottish EDGE, the UK’s largest entrepreneurship funding competition. Turing, an International Development PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, is...

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Enterprising students’ winning ideas

From an app to help people with speech disorders, to an engineering design to make jet engines more efficient, the LAUNCH.ed 2018 Business Ideas Competition has celebrated the inventiveness of students and recent graduates. There were more than 100 entries in the...

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PlayerData scores at Homeless World Cup

PlayerData has showcased and tested its wearable technology at the Homeless World Cup in Mexico, where the startup company was the official Sports Performance Partner. Founded by University of Edinburgh computer science graduates Roy Hotrabhvanon and Hayden Ball with...

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Dr John Lonsdale joins EI as Head of Enterprise Services

Dr John Lonsdale has taken up the new post of Edinburgh Innovations' Head of Enterprise Services. Lonsdale leads a new team bringing together EI’s technology transfer and enterprise development activities, which include licensing University intellectual property and...

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Dialysis pioneer Invizius named ‘Best Innovative MedTech’

Invizius, the Edinburgh spinout whose technology promises to improve the lives of millions of dialysis patients, has been named Best Innovative MedTech company at the prestigious OBN Awards. The company’s success in the awards, which have a high profile in the life...

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Carbogenics takes top prize in Converge Challenge

Carbogenics, a spinout company that turns disposable coffee cups into fertiliser, has taken the coveted top prize in Converge Challenge 2018, and fellow Edinburgh Innovations clients won the awards' Social Enterprise and Kickstart prizes. The annual awards for...

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