Challenge your mind-set. Test your Creativity. Innovate. What it’s all about The Enterprise Challenge (TEC) is Edinburgh Napier University’s two-week entrepreneurial exchange programme. It is open to Undergraduate and Postgraduate students across all disciplines. The programme takes place over two weeks – week one being spent in the Technische Hoschule Mittelhessen (THM) in Giessen, Germany, [...]
Running around Christmas shopping? Gearing up for the Christmas party? Thinking about the Christmas turkey? Setting goals for the New Year or more exciting, the new decade is probably right at the back of your mind. As it should be! One of the most important things over the festive break is to take a break. [...]
Large increase in projects looking to tackle the climate emergency Technology and Engineering, Life Sciences and the Creative Industries most represented sectors Claudia Cavalluzzo and Adam Kosterka from Converge Semi-finalists now chase a place in the KickStart Awards final with a prize package of £15,000 to accelerate the commercialisation of their ideas A biodegradable coffee [...]
By Nick Fannin, Head of Bright Red Triangle I have just spent an incredible week attending the Santander Universities Academic Entrepreneurs programme at Babson College in Boston. Babson College is regarded as the global leader in entrepreneurship education and so I felt very lucky to be one of 7 UK enterprise educators to be selected [...]
This week is Global Entrepreneurship Week and we are encouraging everybody to shift their mindset and start entrepreneuring! There are various events on around Edinburgh and beyond. Here are a few things that you might want to investigate... Tip 1 - Get in the game! To be an entrepreneur you need to act! Be curious, [...]
Applications for the second round of Resident Entrepreneurs are open now. If you are an individual or small team working in Edinburgh/South East Scotland that would like to develop an innovative creative product or service using data or data-driven technologies, you can apply for funding of up to £12,000 to support your work. Successful applicants [...]
By Wendy Wu, BRT Business Adviser. The most successful Entrepreneurs are driven by passion. Passion is grown out of purpose. Finding that sense of meaning can be a challenging journey for everyone.  To support students to unlock their inner calling, Dr. Hock Tan, lecturer in Business Ethics and Sustainable Development/Business Strategy, has introduced a model [...]

Our first Freelance Academy programme finished up on Friday evening. Find out what happened throughout the programme, and keep an eye out for details on our next one early in 2020.

As part of our Meet the Entrepreneur event series, last Thursday we were thrilled to hear the extremely inspirational story of a real-world entrepreneur from the one and only Jamie Graves, founder of ZoneFox and now VP of Security Analytics at Fortinet. Jamie told our captivated audience exactly how it was. He shared the ups [...]
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