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Winter Founders Fair 2022

Friday, 09/12/2022 10:00 - 17:00

Craft fair with stalls selling bespoke products by entrepreneurial students and recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh. We welcome people from every school of the university, paying special attention to freelancers and creatives.

Come find out who the winners of our first ever Easter Bush Business Ideas Competition are!!


Friday, 13/01/2023 00:00 - 00:00

Engage, Edinburgh Innovations’ online learning programme, is designed to give you the skills needed to collaborate with external partners, grasp commercial opportunities and create impact from your research. 6 modules available. Register/start anytime.

Find your Startup Idea - January 2023

Tuesday, 17/01/2023 17:00 - 19:00

Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't yet have a startup idea? Join us for our successful, electrifying and inspiring Find Your Startup Idea Workshop!

Join our community of practice, so we can offer our students a variety of resources and skills enhancement opportunities.

Find Your Sustainable Business Idea - January 2023

Wednesday, 18/01/2023 17:00 - 19:00

Are you interested in starting your own business focused on sustainability, but don't yet have a startup idea? Join us for our exciting and electrifying 'Find Your Sustainable Startup Idea Workshop'

Social scientists community of practice - 19 Jan 2023

Thursday, 19/01/2023 09:30 - 10:30

For Social scientists creating and working with companies - Community of Practice

Laboratory Sustainability Training January 2023

Thursday, 19/01/2023 10:30 - 12:00

This 90 minute session provides an overview of sustainability at the University of Edinburgh, and how it translates into the lab.

Responsible Innovation Webinar

Thursday, 19/01/2023 10:30 - 11:30

Responsible Innovation. Learn what this entails, why it is relevant and important, and how you can practically apply the principles of Responsible Innovation to improve your project or impact agenda.

PhD Max - Pre-Accelerator Programme

Thursday, 19/01/2023 17:00 - 19:00

Hey! Are you a PhD Student at the very early stages of entrepreneurship? It's time to take your specialised knowledge and interests and push the frontiers of your individual subject areas in a 6 exciting sessions!

Lunch and Learn - Tax

Monday, 23/01/2023 00:00 - 00:00

These practical community-led sessions empower you to collectively tackle complicated but essential tasks such as “Dealing with HMRC” and “Startup Financials” with other founders.

Employability Series

Wednesday, 25/01/2023 00:00 - 00:00

Business Ideas Competition - January 2022

Tuesday, 31/01/2023 00:00 - 00:00

Do you have an idea for a business, social enterprise, charity, or freelancing proposition? Tell us all about it and you could win a share of £500 to work on your idea. DEADLINE: 17th JAN 2023

Winners will be announced for the Business Ideas Competition that ran through January. Let the drum roll begin :)

Winners will be announced for the Sustainable Business Ideas Competition that ran from November to January. Let the drum roll begin :)

100 Second Pitch 2023

Monday, 27/03/2023 00:00 - 00:00