For staff

Enterprise funding

Throughout the year there are numerous programmes and awards open to University researchers, academics and students to assist in the entrepreneurial journey.

Enterprise funding is available to add value to inventions and new concepts managed by Edinburgh Innovations and the University of Edinburgh. 


Fund Details Contact Status
ICURe Deliver impact with your research and ‘get out of the lab’. ICURe NxNW offers university researchers with commercially promising ideas up to £35,000 to validate their idea in the marketplace with the aim of maximising the impact of their research.   Veronica Ferguson  Applications opened until 10 August 2020

Inspire Launch Grow Awards (ILG)

An annual celebration of enterprise at the University of Edinburgh. The prestigious Inspire Launch Grow awards reflect the service Edinburgh Innovations provide to staff, students and recent graduates throughout their entrepreneurial journey.

Teodora Handrea Currently closed.

Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowships

The RSE Enterprise Fellowship is Scotland’s leading business development and training programme enabling science and technology researchers to develop into successful entrepreneurs. Veronica Ferguson  Currently closed.