University of Edinburgh

RBS and University of Edinburgh launch £1m programme to help SMEs become climate change leaders

A new partnership designed to empower Scottish companies and help them become climate change leaders has been launched by the University of Edinburgh and Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 21 September 2021

Wobble Genomics hails £1.2m investment round led by Eos Advisory

RiboNucleic Acid (RNA) sequencing specialist Wobble Genomics has raised a £1.2 million investment round led by Eos Advisory.

Published 2 September 2021

Aegon and University of Edinburgh announce new partnership exploring science of financial wellbeing

Financial services giant Aegon has announced a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the Edinburgh Futures Institute and the Business School at the University of Edinburgh, to develop a new approach to financial engagement.

Published 30 August 2021

Edinburgh students launch 100 start-ups in a year

University of Edinburgh students and recent graduates have launched 100 start-up companies in a single year for the first time.

Published 6 August 2021

Maslow Capital supports modular PBSA scheme in Edinburgh with £20m financing package

Specialist real estate development finance provider Maslow Capital has announced the completion of a £20 million development facility for Audley Modular Student Living’s 257-unit PBSA scheme in Edinburgh.

Published 27 July 2021

Student entrepreneurs win at Inspire Launch Grow 2021 awards

A grip-strengthening robotic glove, an app to better connect restaurants and food suppliers and a system to measure forest health using satellites have been named the winners of the University of Edinburgh’s annual awards for student entrepreneurs.

Published 9 July 2021

Edinburgh Innovations hosts global university experts to boost regional investment

Edinburgh Innovations, the University of Edinburgh’s commercialisation service, is hosting commercialisation experts from 10 leading transatlantic universities to find ways to boost investment in regional centres of innovation away from long-established hotspots.

Published 28 June 2021

REOptimize Systems closes £300,000 equity seed funding round

University of Edinburgh start-up REOptimize Systems has completed a £300,000 seed funding round to accelerate the commercialisation of its ground-breaking wind turbine improvement technology.

Published 23 June 2021

New £8.7m collaboration between University of Edinburgh and FDB announced

An £8.7 million five-year research collaboration led by the University of Edinburgh and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies UK (FDB) that will develop more cost-effective ways to make modern antibody-based medicines has been announced.

Published 7 April 2021

TranSwap launches new global R&D centre at University of Edinburgh

TranSwap, a Singapore fintech company, has officially launched a new global R&D centre at the University of Edinburgh.

Published 2 March 2021

University of Edinburgh's Bayes Centre lines up start-ups for EIE21

The University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre has selected 32 high-growth companies for this year’s EIE21.

Published 22 February 2021

University of Edinburgh invests £5m in green projects after joining HSBC programme

The University of Edinburgh has invested £5 million in green projects after becoming the first university in the UK to sign up to HSBC’s new green deposits programme.

Published 27 November 2020

University of Edinburgh COVID-19 fund passes £1m mark

A fund launched by the University of Edinburgh to address the urgent challenges created by the coronavirus virus has raised more than £1 million.

Published 26 August 2020

Pheno Therapeutics launches with £5m investment

Pheno Therapeutics, a new drug-discovery spin-out from the University of Edinburgh, has been launched with the backing of Series A funding totalling £5 million from Advent Life Sciences, the Scottish Investment Bank and LifeArc.

Published 18 February 2020

Legal & General partners with Edinburgh University to launch £20m research centre

Legal & General has partnered with the University of Edinburgh to establish the £20 million Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC).

Published 28 January 2020