News (from Edinburgh Research and Innovation)

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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