Business & Innovation
RGU has a long history of innovation, providing enhanced opportunities for accessible education. With a proud record of graduate employability we are now taking another evolutionary step to create a vibrant Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystem. Our objective is to prepare the university and the wider community for the innovation economy, diversifying the economy of the North East.
The RGU Startup Accelerator offers teams of students, staff or alumni access to a five-month, mentor-led development programme as well as seed funding and incubation space to turn creative ideas into viable, high-growth businesses.
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Take the first steps to developing your entrepreneurial skills by attending one of our events, such as an Innovation Masterclass or Innovation Skills session.
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Starts: Tuesday 14 July 2020How personal growth & qualifications add up to accounting success
This event will cover the importance of personal and professional development for a successful career in the fast-evolving role of an accountant, and how the Graduate Apprenticeship programme, along with industry body partners ICAS and ACCA, responds to this.
Published: Monday 06 July 2020Innovative music app has got the talent to democratise the industry
A new music competition app grown through the entrepreneurial ecosystem at RGU is set to democratise the way we find new musical talent with the launch of its first UK-wide competition.
Published: Sunday 31 May 2020‘Startup Sunday’ Virtual Event Celebrates Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The second cohort of Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Startup Accelerator was brought together for ‘Startup Sunday’ on 31 May in a unique interactive virtual celebration, where ten of the finalists battled it out for additional funding.