University of Dundee

University of Dundee completes fossil fuels divestment

The University of Dundee has announced the completion of its divestment from fossil fuels – less than 12 months after declaring its intention to do so.

Published 8 October 2021

Yvonne Evans: Our 2021 priorities - Trust me, it's a £500 billion industry

Yvonne Evans, senior lecturer in Law at the University of Dundee, author of the Trusts, Trustees and Judicial Factors reissue of the Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia and member of the Law Society of Scotland's Trusts and Succession Committee, reflects on the importance of trusts to the Scottish economy, the centenary of the Trusts (Scotland) Act 1921, and makes the case for introduction of a Trusts Bill in the next session of the Scottish Parliament, one of our priorities for the 2021 elections.

Published 19 August 2021

Exscientia announces investment of up to $525 million

Exscientia, a University of Dundee spin-out, has completed a $225 million Series D funding round.

Published 30 April 2021

University of Dundee spin-out Ten Bio Ltd secures £911,000 investment

A £911,000 investment will help University of Dundee spin-out company Ten Bio Ltd to commercialise the human skin culture system it developed to provide a viable alternative for many experiments currently performed on animals.

Published 13 April 2021

Amphista Therapeutics announces £38m investment round

Amphista Therapeutics, a University of Dundee spin-out company, has announced a £38 million investment round that will further its work to develop new drugs for a range of diseases.

Published 17 March 2021

University of Dundee secures £1m infrastructure investment from UKRI

The University of Dundee has received over £1 million as part of a multi-million-pound investment in research organisations across the UK.

Published 7 January 2021

Three University of Dundee spin-outs receive over £250,000 in funding

Three spinout projects from the University of Dundee with the potential to deliver significant healthcare benefits have received more than £250,000 from Scottish Enterprise to support their development.

Published 6 November 2020

Scottish business round-up

A round-up of business news from across Scotland featuring: Smith Anderson's 16% turnover rise, Hope Box Project's distribution of arts and crafts boxes, Glen Mhor Hotel and Apartments' reduced key worker beds, Dundee University's £5 million coronavirus drug research funding, the closure of Fisher's Perth site and Morrison Construction's new facility deal.

Published 2 June 2020

Amphista Therapeutics closes £6m funding round

Amphista Therapeutics, a University of Dundee spin-out, has announced a multi-million-pound deal to develop first-in-class cancer therapeutics that harness the body’s natural processes to selectively and efficiently degrade and remove disease-causing proteins.

Published 7 April 2020

University of Dundee to host event focussed on empowering ethnic minority women to become entrepreneurs

A business academic at the University of Dundee will next month host an event aiming to encourage more ethnic minority women in the city to embrace entrepreneurship.

Published 28 October 2019

CEO to explain why helping society is good for business at University of Dundee masterclass

Running a socially responsible enterprise is good for society and good for business, the University of Dundee entrepreneurs will hear from a local CEO.

Published 15 October 2019