$1M up for grabs at Startup World Cup

San Francisco will host the Grande Finale of this year's Startup World Cup. Early stage companies reshaping industries have been taking part in pitch competitions at 30 locations worldwide in a bid to bag a ...

We need more women in fintech

By Keeley Reynolds, Global Head of Communications at Spotcap It's no secret that there's a shortage of women in fintech. Echoing ratios found in traditional financial services, women lead just 5% of European...

AR app celebrates unsung STEM innovators

|5 January 2017| USA A pioneering new augmented reality (AR) experiences celebrates the unsung innovators in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Inspired by the 20th Century Fox fi...

New tech leading the ideas revolution

|23 November 2016| Global Innovators working in computer technology are leading the global growth in new ideas and concepts, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Last year ...

Anna Rath to receive 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin award

|4 April 2016| USA The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today that President and CEO of NexSteppe, Anna Rath, has been selected by a committee of her peers to be the recipient of the ...

Civic-minded innovative women are driving change

|19 March 2016| Young women are leading positive societal change across the world, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). The WEF announced last week more than 100  scientists, government leaders, f...

A hall of fame hat-trick

|1 December 2015| A hat-trick of the country’s leading business innovators have been recognised at the University of Strathclyde’s fifth biennial Enterprise Awards in Glasgow. Dr Ron Hamilton, CBE, invent...

Life sciences hub for innovative businesses

|10 November 2015| A new state-of-the-art medical technology hub in North Lanarkshire facility will support innovative Scottish businesses working in the sector. MediCity Scotland, a dedicated medical tec...

All roads lead to Eurobike 2015

Scotland will be showcased as a key player in the global cycle market this week, as 15 Scottish businesses take their innovative cycle products to the world’s largest bike show, Eurobike, held in Germany betwee...