The latest news and announcements from Edinburgh Innovations.
FinTech Scotland has announced there are now more than 100 firms in Scotland focused on reinventing financial services through new technology and data. The milestone continues growth from the start of 2019, when FinTech Scotland said the number of firms had trebled to...read more
Bump, the online streetwear marketplace that aims to become "the Amazon for Gen Z", has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. The funding was led by high profile California-based investors e.ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Y Combinator "and a few close angels". Student...read more
A £2.4 million engineering research facility will seek to speed the development of materials and structures for tidal energy, transport and other industries. The FASTBLADE facility will test new materials within full scale structures such as tidal blades, plane...read more
With support from Edinburgh Innovations, EIT Digital, a European digital innovation and education organisation with a €100 million annual budget, has opened its first UK Satellite office at the University's Bayes Centre. Funded by Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish...read more
EI client Dr Ali Abbassi Monjezi, whose Waterwhelm startup aims to bring clean water to billions of people, has won the 2019 Converge KickStart Challenge. The former Research Associate at the University of Edinburgh's School of Engineering picked up the £10,000 award...read more
The University’s School of Chemistry and Sunamp, a company that makes heat storage products that cut greenhouse emissions and heating bills, have won the Powerful Partnerships Award in the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2019. The partnership between the University...read more