News (from Edinburgh Research and Innovation)

University start-up crowned Converge Challenge 2015 winner

2 October 2015

Three start-up companies formed at the University of Edinburgh have won awards at this year's Converge Challenge in recognition of their innovative business ideas.

Edinburgh sets new record for company formation on campus

24 August 2015

A record number of 44 spin-out and start-up companies have been established through the University of Edinburgh's enterprise support network in the past 12 months.

First Scottish university spin-out company to list on the London Stock Exchange

30 July 2008

VLSI Vision was founded in 1990 to commercialise CMOS imaging technology, and became the first Scottish university spin-out company to be publicly listed on the UK Stock Exchange in 1995.

The sound of success for Wolfson

30 July 2006

Wolfson Microelectronics is an excellent example of the emergence of a successful technology company that grew to become a global player in the manufacture of semiconductor components for the digital consumer market.


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