Calling all budding entrepreneurs, social innovators and those with good ideas to change the world. The Good Ideas Academy is now recruiting! Creating a non-profit organisation can be a daunting prospect. The Melting Pot's Good Ideas Academy has been inspiring and supporting new and emerging ventures since 2011, helping people refine and shape their ideas [...]
Written by Gon Asla. Diversity is an inherent feature of any civilised society. It is unreasonable to argue against the great value that cultural variety has on our communities. Our university is no different, within our student and staff communities we have representatives from hundreds of countries and speakers of dozens of languages. It is our [...]
Written by Audrey Barnes This year, on the 21 September 2017, the International Day of Peace will be observed around the world. Also known as “Peace Day”, this year marks the 36th anniversary of the day’s official establishment, by unanimous United Nations declaration. “Peace day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit [...]
It has been announced that Scotland based BioTSptech, one of the businesses that make up our Bright Red Triangle community, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Royal Bank of Scotland Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year award. BioTSptech beat off some tough competition in order to make the regional shortlist, with [...]
Do you have an innovative product or service that tackles a social or environmental issue in Scotland? You could win £5000 to develop your idea and tailored business support! The Social Innovation Competition, delivered by Firstport is looking for three individuals or businesses (including a young social innovator category for under 30s). Applications close at [...]
© Alan Richardson Dundee The 2017 shortlist of academic entrepreneurs for Scotland’s leading company creation competition has been announced today. Richard McAdam, a postgraduate student from Edinburgh Napier University has reached the Top 10 shortlist for the KickStart award category with McAdam Technology. McAdam Technology is an automotive shock absorber technology that generates electricity, increases [...]
By Gon Asla The spellbound beauty of Shanti Stupa, Leh. ShivaRajvanshi, CC BY-SA For a number of years, Bright Red Triangle has worked to promote entrepreneurship, creative thinking and innovation practice at Edinburgh Napier University. We have done this through a range of projects that not only engage our staff, students and recent graduates, but [...]
Scottish EDGE launches special award to target applicants from the Creative Industries. Scottish EDGE has made 300 awards to date, totaling over £9.5 million, creating over 950 jobs and boosting turnover and investment Scottish Edge Finals 2017 © Sandy Young Scottish EDGE, Scotland’s leading competition to identify and support the nation’s most promising entrepreneurial talent, [...]
We are delighted to welcome representatives from the Shenzhen F518 Incubator, part of Shenzhen Creative Investment Group for a unique event aimed at developing opportunities for smart collaboration and enhanced international student experience between our two countries. Event Date and Time 2:00pm - 4:00pm, 08 August 2017 Location River Suite, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus [...]
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