News (from Edinburgh Research and Innovation)

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.

University entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses at EIE15

7 May 2015

Entrepreneurs from ten University of Edinburgh spin-out and start-up companies will have the opportunity to pitch their businesses at Engage Invest Exploit 15 (EIE15), Scotland's leading investor showcase, this month.

University spin-out Parkure gets crowdfunding investment

9 March 2015

University of Edinburgh spin-out company Parkure Ltd has successfully attracted over £75,000 in crowdfunding investment through ShareIn, the technology-focussed crowdfunding firm, to develop a cure for Parkinson’s disease.

New university spin-out gets funding to develop WiFi through LED light bulbs

15 February 2012

A new spin-out from the University of Edinburgh has secured initial seed funding from a leading investment syndicate to develop the first prototype ‘Li-Fi’ technology application using LED light as an alternative to wireless radio data communication.


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