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Data-Driven Entrepreneurship Beacon Programme

Edinburgh Innovations has launched the Data-Driven Entrepreneurship (DDE) Beacon Programme, funded by the Scottish Funding Council via Data-Driven Innovation.

We are looking for entrepreneurial students and staff from the University and beyond who want to make a real-world impact in 2021. Could this be you? 


The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Innovations are hosting a series of programmes to advance data-driven entrepreneurship and support a recovering society.

These activities offer huge opportunities to innovative and for entrepreneurial businesses, students, staff at the University and beyond to develop their ideas, build skills, scale up and connect their ideas to the world.

Edinburgh Innovations is delivering 12 opportunities between now and July 2021 to support entrepreneurship among partner organisations, staff, students, ranging from online courses to grants and a startup incubator. 

Discover which opportunity is the right one to take your ideas to the next level.

Check out opportunities on the DDE Beacon Programme website


Data driven entrepreneurship programme activities featured on a infographic