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Maggie Hicks, founder of SynSense, and Xiaoyan Ma, founder of Danu Robotics, plant a Hawthorn tree on University of Edinburgh’s King’s Buildings campus to mark the 100+ startups supported by Edinburgh Innovations over the last year Student startups from the University of Edinburgh have s

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Edinburgh is to be showcased to the world as a centre for education on sustainable finance. An international prospectus from the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) has been produced to target students and professionals seeking a career in ethical, green, and socially responsible financial serv

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Danu Robotics, a University of Edinburgh spin-out, has secured £75,000 in grant funding after taking honours at this year's Scottish Edge Awards. The company focusses on developing sustainable technological solutions for the benefit of the environment. The firm was founded by Xiaoyan Ma.

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University of Edinburgh startup OGI Bio has secured £1 million of investment to help revolutionise microbial culturing. TRICAPITAL led the investment round alongside Apollo Informal Investment, Old College Capital, the University of Edinburgh’s in-house venture investment fund, Sapphire

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University of Edinburgh spin-out Kynos Therapeutics has secured a £9 million investment package led by Epidarex Capital, joined by IP Group and Scottish Enterprise. Kynos has also been awarded £2.5m through an Innovate UK grant to fund a first-time in human Phase 1 clinical trial of its

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Edinburgh-headquartered Rhizocore Technologies, a company behind innovation to create healthy forest ecosystems which support successful tree-planting has secured £370,000 in equity investment. Rhizocore Technologies produces locally-adapted mycorrhizal fungi to enhance tree-planting projects,

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The EIE Investor Readiness Programme, delivered by the Bayes Centre at the University of Edinburgh, has announced a list of 36 high growth tech businesses selected for EIE22. EIE, which is supported by the Scottish Government, culminates at the EIE Showcase Conference on Thursday 6th October, where

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Two events taking place next month will enable University of Edinburgh-supported start-ups to pitch their companies to an audience of investors, grant funding bodies and fellow entrepreneurs. The AI Accelerator Showcase and Venture Builder Incubator Demo Day take place in Edinburgh on 17 and 25 Marc

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RiboNucleic Acid (RNA) sequencing specialist Wobble Genomics has raised a £1.2 million investment round led by Eos Advisory. Wobble is a spin-out from the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute, was founded by CEO Richard Kuo in April 2021, and has developed a range of hardware and s

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University of Edinburgh students and recent graduates have launched 100 start-up companies in a single year for the first time. The total of exactly 100 companies launched in 2020-21 is higher than any institution in the Russell Group of 24 leading UK universities has previously recorded.

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