The Innovation Academy celebrates St Andrew’s Day

|30 November 2016| Scotland St Andrew's Day is Scotland's national day and our partners at the Innovation Academy celebrated the occasion with an event to toast the pioneering spirit which has inspired Sc...

Breakthrough solar tech could power half a billion

|24 November 2016| Barcelona A groundbreaking sustainable energy innovation which aims to ‘meet the energy needs of more than 550 million sub-Saharan Africans’ has won a prestigious start-up award. Sol...

Single market offers opportunities for start-ups

|22 November 2016| Europe A new initiative has been unveiled which is designed to turn innovative European start-ups into the global leaders of tomorrow. The European Commission's Start-up and Scale-up...

Billion Euro fund planned for European startups

|9 November 2016| Europe The European Union (EU) is on the hunt for a fund manager with the ability to etablish a venture capital (VC) fund of €1.6 million to be used in supporting the next generation of ...

Social media giant backs Edinburgh start-up

|7 November 2016| Edinburgh Facebook has awarded a University of Edinburgh start-up company $60,000 to support an educational platform which gives people across the African continent access to free coding...

‘Explore the universe with a toy spaceship’

|4 November 2016| USA A game-changing new platform which turns the world into an "augmented reality playground" has been unveiled. US startup company ToneTree's Oak platform is a dock for your mobile p...

A new age of progress

|28 October 2016| Glasgow A new culture of collaboration is driving the innovation economy and The Innovation Academy is at the heart of this new age of progress. Its problem-solving lab - launched in ...

Introducing the robot suitcase

|21 October 2016| Anything that makes travelling more relaxing is a pretty good thing in our book. And the autonomous suitcase from Travelmate Robotics looks capable of doing just that. The pioneering com...