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The latest news and announcements from Edinburgh Innovations.

University celebrates visionary inventors

Human-like skin for robots, personalised synthetic voices for people who lose theirs through illness, and environmentally friendly sanitary products are among the prize-winning inventions that...
Bid to solve widespread cannula failure receives MRC backing

Bid to solve widespread cannula failure receives MRC backing

A multi-disciplinary team of doctors, biomedical engineers and medical device experts has been awarded a six-figure grant from the Medical Research Council’s Confidence in Concept (CiC) scheme to develop a product addressing high failure rates of the world’s most...

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£1m MRC grant to test new treatment for advanced cancer

£1m MRC grant to test new treatment for advanced cancer

Researchers have been awarded funding for a clinical study of a novel approach to treating advanced cancer symptoms that could improve quality of life for patients. The Medical Research Council (MRC) has awarded the Biomedical Catalyst grant to the Institute of...

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Enterprise education in a class of its own

Enterprise education in a class of its own

A multi-disciplinary team of doctors, biomedical engineers and medical device experts has been awarded a six-figure grant from the Medical Research Council’s Confidence in Concept (CiC) scheme to develop a product addressing high failure rates of the world’s most...

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Scotland’s fintech community leaps to 100 firms

Scotland’s fintech community leaps to 100 firms

Researchers have been awarded funding for a clinical study of a novel approach to treating advanced cancer symptoms that could improve quality of life for patients. The Medical Research Council (MRC) has awarded the Biomedical Catalyst grant to the Institute of...

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Streetwear marketplace Bump raises $7.5 million

Streetwear marketplace Bump raises $7.5 million

Midlothian school children have spent a day learning entrepreneurial skills with the help of experts from Edinburgh Innovations. At the Enterprise Education day at Newbattle High School, 24 pupils in S5 and S6 researched real-world commercial and societal needs,...

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Test centre to bring tidal technology on stream

Test centre to bring tidal technology on stream

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...

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