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Innovation@RGU

Business & Innovation

Innovation@RGU

As a university, we exist to be a place of curiosity and new thinking. We need to prepare our communities for the challenges of the future by designing new solutions. Our Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group help drive innovation and support new enterprises to create impact and contribute to Scotland’s economic prosperity.

Apply for the Innovation Accelerator

The RGU Innovation 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 ventures.

Access the Entrepreneurship Toolkit

Take the first steps to develop a new entrepreneurial idea of venture by accessing our free online toolkit of resources, topics, masterclasses and more. Book to attend our events or gain skills by visiting the toolkit on CampusMoodle.

Subscribe to the Innovation Mailing List

Keep updated on all of our activities, events, updates and startup stories by subscribing to our mailing list to get email digests a few times a month.

 

Supporting Entrepreneurship

Being entrepreneurial is a foundational skill for the future, and our economy relies on the creativity, ingenuity and ambition of founders. Through our accelerators, programmes, resources and events – we help aspiring entrepreneurs from every discipline explore and launch new ventures.

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Inspiring Innovation

Being innovative is critical for the success of our society and our university. Through training programmes, events, and projects, we want to be a catalyst for curiosity and support the university to think differently, experiment with ideas, challenge norms and evolve to become a leading institution ready for the future.

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News

Published: Thursday 21 January 2021

Innovative work-based learning opportunities through Graduate Apprenticeships

In response to high demand, Robert Gordon University (RGU) has announced further fully funded Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) places in Data Science and Business Management.

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News

Published: Friday 15 January 2021

Innovators to take on some of society’s biggest challenges during the pandemic

To help entrepreneurs tackle three of society’s biggest challenges during the pandemic, a five-month training programme with generous seed funding from Robert Gordon University (RGU) has extended its application deadline and will be delivered online.

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Event

Starts: Thursday 25 February 2021

What use is technology if no one uses it? Building a technology adoption culture

Dr Ruby Roberts, Aberdeen Business School, will give an overview of the research and measure, as well as recommendations on how to support an innovation adoption culture with reference to the wider broader context of digitalisation and energy transition.

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We're driving change in the future of work. Preparing our students, staff & alumni to be entrepreneurs, innovators and change makers of tomorrow.

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