Dr Adam Stokes wins inaugural DDE Academic Entrepreneurship Award

The University’s first Data Driven Entrepreneurship (DDE) Academic Entrepreneurship Award is presented to a member of academic staff who has shown outstanding leadership in driving entrepreneurship among students and fellow researchers.

Dr Stokes, Synthsys PI and Director of the Soft Systems Group in the School of Engineering was praised for encouraging PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to link their work to industrial needs and to commercialise the outputs of their work.

This new award, sponsored by the University’s Data-Driven Entrepreneurship Programme, was delivered through the University’s DDI Hubs, supported by Edinburgh Innovations and EUSA.


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Adam Stokes' research: The Soft Systems Group