News (from Edinburgh Research and Innovation)


Inspire Launch Grow Awards Winners Announced

6 June 2017
Inspire Launch Grow Awards Winners Announced

The Inspire Launch Grow event showcases the exceptional entrepreneurial talent from students and academic staff at the University of Edinburgh. 

University start-up wins Facebook Innovation Challenge in Africa award

7 November 2016

University of Edinburgh start-up wins $210K ‘social impact’ award for bridging the computer science education divide between rich and poor in Africa.

Robotical wins Converge Challenge award with pint-sized Marty robot

23 September 2016

A mini robot created by a University of Edinburgh start-up to inspire budding engineers and scientists has won a £24,500 'Design & Creativity' Award at the Converge Challenge 2016.

Success for University entrepreneurs in Inspire Launch Grow finals

15 June 2016

The entrepreneurial successes of University of Edinburgh staff, students and alumni were celebrated recently at the annual Inspire Launch Grow 2016 Awards.

Inspire Launch Grow final showcases Edinburgh's innovation achievements

3 June 2016

ERI's Inspire Launch Grow 2016 awards final will include a public showcase of the University of Edinburgh's innovation achievements and entrepreneurial talent.

University student start-up company Two Big Ears joins Facebook

26 May 2016

Two Big Ears, a start-up company formed in 2013 by two University of Edinburgh graduates, has been acquired by social media giant Facebook.

Edinburgh students show enterprising initiative in UK finals

21 April 2016

University of Edinburgh students from Enactus Edinburgh, a social enterprise initiative at the University show great enterprising spirit in a national competition.

Exciting changes for student support at the University of Edinburgh

6 January 2016

Edinburgh Research & Innovation and LAUNCH.ed, the University of Edinburgh’s support for student and staff entrepreneurs, are starting out 2016 with some exciting changes.

University of Edinburgh start-ups win big at Scottish EDGE 2015 Final

14 December 2015

The University of Edinburgh was well represented at the recent Scottish EDGE 2015 final, with five young start-ups winning funding to support their growing ventures.

Edinburgh's top student entrepreneurs showcase their businesses

30 October 2014

Four leading student entrepreneurs at the University of Edinburgh will showcase their businesses at the impressive headquarters of Skyscanner, Edinburgh’s most celebrated start-up company, to mark the successful conclusion of their year as Enterprise Interns.

Edinburgh students get 3 days to build a business from scratch

14 October 2014

This weekend, 65 student entrepreneurs from undergrads to PhD students who attend the University of Edinburgh, will be building a business from scratch, having signed up to participate in the 3DS (3 Day Startup) challenge, one the country’s most innovative student entrepreneurship events.

Celebrating the University's top entrepreneurial talent

10 June 2014

The University of Edinburgh is set to celebrate its top University entrepreneurial talent at the 2014 Inspire Launch Grow Awards for Enterprise.


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