News (from Edinburgh Research and Innovation)


New low-carbon breakthrough in producing ultrapure hydrogen

25 April 2016

University of Edinburgh researchers have developed a new low carbon process to improve the production yield of ultrapure hydrogen from coal-like materials.

Soil remediation tool a STAR licence for the University

30 July 2010

The University has licensed a revolutionary technology for remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater to Geosyntec Consultants, Inc., a US-based geo-engineering firm.

University technology helps research reagent company develop life science research tool

30 July 2009

An innovative research tool developed at the University is being utilised by a leading research reagent company to create products that will help life scientists to understand Cancer, Rett Syndrome and, possibly, other disorders.

Revolutionary technology set to save oil industry billions

30 July 2005

MTEM Ltd became the largest ever spin-out from a Scottish university in 2004 after raising £7.4M to commercialise revolutionary oilfield survey technology and, despite being acquired in 2007, still continues to operate in the Edinburgh region.

Licensed vaccine creates a major legacy for the University

30 July 2002

When Professor Ken Murray licensed his pioneering Hepatitis B vaccine to a US biotechnology company in the 1980s, no-one could have predicted the global impact of his discovery or the contribution that the royalty income would make to future education and research at the University.


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