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.
Attend an Innovation Event
Take the first steps to developing your entrepreneurial skills by attending one of our events, such as an Innovation Masterclass or Innovation Skills session.
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 e-mail digests a few times a month.
Starts: Wednesday 23 October 2019Student Connect Aberdeen
Interested in mixing with students from across the city? Want to take part in a fun interactive team game? This free networking event will include networking as well as a guest talk from entrepreneur, Fiona McIntyre.
Starts: Wednesday 27 November 2019Innovation Skills – Digital Skills Training with Facebook
How do you ensure your cyber security? How do you conduct social marketing on Facebook? What impact will artificial intelligence have? Gain a Facebook Certificate from these free digital skills sessions.
Starts: Friday 08 November 2019Innovation Skills – How do you fund your startup business?
What are different sources of income for a new business idea? What are different competitions, grants and revenue sources for startups in Scotland. This free session will explore a wide range of funding options, and break down industry jargon.