Since forming our first spin-out in 1971, we have grown a number of £multi-million businesses that capitalise on our research excellence and provide innovative products, processes, services or technologies, globally. We have created more than 40 spin-out companies, 70% of which are trading or have successfully exited.

Heriot-Watt company portfolio

Start-up surgeries

Our Enterprise team offers one-to-one advice on spin-out and start-up formation. Open to all staff and students of Heriot-Watt considering starting a business, our surgeries give advice on a wide range of business-related aspects including intellectual property, funding and finance, marketing and sales. These take place after each of our monthly start-up seminars. To book an appointment please email Start-up or call +44 (0)131 451 3870.