News (from Edinburgh Research and Innovation)

University spin-out draws investors to launch of new analytical software

2 November 2016

Software start-up Particle Analytics, has attracted business leaders and investors to the official launch of its disruptive DEM simulation data analysis software.

Start-up company signs deal with Edinburgh to collaborate on research

24 September 2016

The University of Edinburgh has signed a memorandum of understanding with start-up Ecometrica as part of long term research partnership.

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.

University enterprise successes at Scottish EDGE Awards 2016

29 June 2016

University of Edinburgh spin-out & start-up companies did pretty well at the recent Scottish EDGE Awards, with five of our companies winning a total of £250,000.

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.

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 spin-out wins major European research funding

28 April 2016

Sofant Technologies Ltd has just secured a multi-million pound European research award to commercialise a revolutionary ‘smart’ antenna for use in mobile devices.

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.

Old College Capital joins Mercia to invest in Edinburgh spin-out

18 February 2016

A leading UK technology investor has made its first Scottish investment into world-renowned solid particle technology from University of Edinburgh.

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.

Old College Capital joins investment round into University start-up

20 July 2015

The University of Edinburgh’s in-house venture capital fund, Old College Capital, has joined an investment round for golf technology start-up Shot Scope Technologies.

Top innovation award for University's engineering start-up company

17 July 2015

Artemis Intelligent Power Ltd, a University start-up company has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s MacRobert Award, the UK’s top prize for innovation in engineering.


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