Business case studies

Edinburgh Innovations has helped staff and students set up award-winning businesses, supporting the University’s position as one of the top-performing enterprise universities in the UK.

Spinout companies

Spinouts are companies started by School staff, where the University holds the intellectual property rights.

  • Artiliummobile phone location services
  • Conversatec: Language translation
  • DEM Solutionsfinite element modelling
  • Elektrobit (UK) Ltdmobile comms
  • Intexia: inkjet texturing
  • MicroEmissive Displays: TV microdisplays
  • NGenTec: novel electrical generators for wind turbines
  • Particle Analyticssoftware and consultancy in preparation, visualisation and analysis of particles and industrial bulk solids
  • Predictions Software: semiconductor yield
  • Pure LiFiubiquitous high speed wireless access using visible light communication
  • RicaTek: design of next-generation digital cameras and imaging systems
  • SATSIS (now Sensewhere)satellite communications
  • Spiral Gateway: low power IC design
  • Sofant Technologiesinnovative wireless solutions using smart antenna and tunable RF
  • VLSI Vision: pioneers in the development of CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor) image sensor technology
  • Wolfson Microelectronics Ltd (now Cirrus Logic)microelectronics and fabless semiconductor

Secondary spin out companies

Student start up companies

Start up companies tend to be originated by students, where the student holds the intellectual property rights.

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Wave Making Technology - Edinburgh Designs Ltd
Wave Making Technology - Edinburgh Designs Ltd
Wind Turbines - Renewable Devices
Wind Turbines - Renewable Devices
Wolfson Microelectronics Ltd
Wolfson Microelectronics Ltd