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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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Event

Starts: Wednesday 17 November 2021

First steps to growing your business

The past couple of years has been challenging for all businesses, this interactive webinar will provide you with an introduction to how business model innovation can be used to help your business respond to and recover from challenges.

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News

Published: Thursday 07 October 2021

Two RGU entrepreneurs triumph at national Converge Challenge Awards

Two RGU entrepreneurs triumphed at the 2021 Converge Challenge Awards, taking home a total prize pot of £60,000 for their innovative business ideas.

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News

Published: Wednesday 29 September 2021

Robert Gordon University to deliver new leadership programme for SMEs

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School aims to support growth and help boost the economy post-Covid through the new government-funded Help to Grow programme.

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