Incubator impact

Opened in 2018, the Incubator aimed to create a diverse community of new-start firms and provide them with support that would help them take their business ideas and ambitions to the next stage. The results from 2018 to 2021 have been impressive despite the impact of the global Covid-19 Pandemic.

  • Businesses assisted: 46
  • Total patents: 4 awarded, 11 pending*
  • Total jobs created: 72*
  • Total private investment secured: £445,000*
  • Total grants: £1,398,150*
  • Total turnover (sales of 13 firms trading during incubation): £1,864,521*
  • Awards (won or finalist): 29

*Total responses = 29 and refers to during their time in the incubator 

* sales of 13/29 firms who were trading during their time in the incubator 

Download and read the report:

EBS Incubator Results 2020-21


Incubator Report 2021-22, Heriot-Watt University


Incubator Report 2018-2021, Heriot-Watt University