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Supporting Entrepreneurship

Innovation@RGU

Supporting Startups

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.

Innovation Accelerator

Innovation Accelerator

Turn your innovative idea to solve global challenges into impactful ventures by applying for our Innovation Accelerator programme with training, mentorship, co-working space, and funding.

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Entrepreneurship Advancement Programme

Entrepreneur Training

Develop skills and begin your entrepreneurial journey with our range of training programmed aimed at helping aspiring innovators develop and implement their business ideas.

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Enterprise Booster

Enterprise Booster

Get ready to take those first steps to running your own business or becoming self-employed. Boost your skills and know-how in enterprise and entrepreneurship.

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Library Innovation Network Aberdeenshire

LINA

Would you like to start or grow a business in Aberdeenshire and need some support? Library Innovation Network Aberdeenshire (LINA) gives you access to workspace and skills development programmes.

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Women in Business

RGU Innovation have teamed up with Aberdeenshire Council’s Employment Support Team to develop a new programme for women with children who are interested in starting their own business or earning a living through self-employment.

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Celebrating the Innovation Showcase Event

Innovation Showcase

Rewatch the final of RGU’s Innovation Accelerator as projects and businesses went head-to-head to win cash prizes voted for by a panel of judges and a live audience.

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Startup Facilities

Startup Facilities

For our entrepreneurs we have created a network of creative working spaces where startups, mentors and clients can collaborate, access resources and be inspired to innovate.

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Spinout Support

Spinout Support

For staff or researchers who develop an innovative idea we seek to support you to commercialise the idea and offer the opportunity spinout your inventions onto commercial businesses.

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Start-up Accelerator

Startup Accelerator

Look back on our previous Startup Accelerator programme which supported student, staff and alumni to set up and launch new business ventures with funding, training and support.

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Meet RGU Startups

Meet RGU Startups

Through our programmes we have worked with student, staff and alumni entrepreneurs to create dozens of new businesses across a diversity of sectors.

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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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