Heriot-Watt’s enterprise team offer mentoring and expert advice for start-ups and University spin-outs across a range of business-related activities including funding options, intellectual property, finance, sales and marketing support.
The enterprise team encourage the abundance of entrepreneurial talent amongst staff and students by arranging start-up surgeries and bootcamps which outline the necessary steps towards successful enterprise creation. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Heriot-Watt University is a key supporter of the Converge Challenge. The Converge team, based in the GRID at Heriot-Watt, help academics to realise their commercial value of their creative ideas by offering competition cash prizes, coaching, training and support that turns fledgling businesses into investor-ready opportunities.
An Incubator of Ideas
Heriot-Watt’s world-class facilities serve as an incubator for start-ups and entrepreneurs to cultivate fragile business ideas in a collaborative environment.
Heriot-Watt University operate the biggest international business school in Scotland, based on student numbers, and offers a number of creative spaces to support early businesses.
Start-ups co-locate to the Edinburgh Business School or the GRID at Heriot-Watt where they can connect directly to the enterprise team and work in a collaborative environment.