University of Edinburgh

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

Edinburgh start-up MiAlgae secures £1m investment

Edinburgh-based biotech start-up MiAlgae has secured an investment of £1 million from Hillhouse Capital, Equity Gap, Scottish Investment Bank and Old College Capital.

Published 8 January 2020

Edinburgh University spin-out Carbonic receives £500k investment

Techstart Ventures has led a £500,000 funding round of investment into Carbogenics, a University of Edinburgh spin-out that turns difficult-to-recycle paper waste into a carbon product that boosts green energy production.

Published 22 November 2019

University of Edinburgh spin-out Invizius raises £2.7m from investors

Invizius, the University of Edinburgh spin-out whose technology could help reduce the high death rates amongst dialysis patients, has raised £2.75 million from a consortium of investors.

Published 8 October 2019

First appointment made to professorial chair supported by Baillie Gifford at University of Edinburgh

Professor Shannon Vallor will join the University of Edinburgh as the first Baillie Gifford chair in the Ethics of Data and Artificial Intelligence at the Edinburgh Futures Institute (EFI).

Published 3 October 2019

Sopra Steria launches new initiative for fintech organisations

Sopra Steria, one of the world’s largest tech consultancies has launched its new scheme to bring fintech organisations into the forefront of innovation in financial services.

Published 23 September 2019