Creating a leading nation for engineering innovation

IBioIC Chair Ian Shott is to be recognised with one of the Royal Academy of Engineering's most prestigious prizes thanks to his passion for fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.

Ian Shott CBE FREng will receive the 2017 President’s Medal in recognition of his many contributions to the work of the Academy, which have culminated in the creation... [read more]


Ingenza enjoys success at the Made in Scotland awards

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Ingenza enjoys success at the Made in Scotland awards


Edinburgh-based Ingenza is celebrating after being named the Innovator of the Year at the 2017 Made in Scotland awards, held at the Glasgow Science Centre on the 19th of April.  Now in its second year, the awards highlight the achievements of Scottish companies in sectors... [read more]


Synpromics raises 5.2m of new investment

Edinburgh, UK, 19th April 2017 / Synpromics Ltd, the leading synthetic promoter and gene control company, is pleased to announce that it has completed a financing round of £5.2M. Participants included existing investors Calculus Capital, the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise and private shareholders.

Synpromics... [read more]


Nine PhD Studentships awarded as part of BBSRC collaborative training partnership

The first round of industry-led PhD projects have now been awarded as part of IBioIC’s Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP) with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

Allocated over the next three years, a total of 27 studentships have been awarded to IBioIC with 9 PhD projects now confirmed following a robust... [read more]


Cancer Innovation Challenge Launched

A call for innovative data science solutions to improve cancer care in Scotland has been launched today (Friday 24th March).

The Cancer Innovation Challenge aims to inspire novel data and tech proposals to help Scotland become a world leading health system for people with cancer.

The pioneering initiative was launched by Dr Catherine Calderwood,... [read more]

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