Innovation@RGU

Business & Innovation

Innovation@RGU

As a university, we exist to be a place of curiosity and new thinking. We need to prepare our communities for the challenges of the future by designing new solutions. Our Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group help drive innovation and support new enterprises to create impact and contribute to Scotland’s economic prosperity.

Apply for the Regional Startup Accelerator

Become an entrepreneur with five months of training from January to May 2022, mentorship, incubation space and access to funding from a pot worth up to £250,000 and turn your idea into a high-growth venture in the North East.

Access the Entrepreneurship Toolkit

Take the first steps to develop a new entrepreneurial idea of venture by accessing our free online toolkit of resources, topics, masterclasses and more. Book to attend our events or gain skills by visiting the toolkit on CampusMoodle.

Subscribe to the Innovation Mailing List

Keep updated on all of our activities, events, updates and startup stories by subscribing to our mailing list to get email digests a few times a month.

 

Supporting Entrepreneurship

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.

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Inspiring Innovation

Being innovative is critical for the success of our society and our university. Through training programmes, events, and projects, we want to be a catalyst for curiosity and support the university to think differently, experiment with ideas, challenge norms and evolve to become a leading institution ready for the future.

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News

Published: Thursday 22 September 2022

RGU Creative Entrepreneur connects creatives with 'Shop Small Aberdeen’

An Aberdeen entrepreneur from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Creative Entrepreneurship Programme has set up ‘Shop Small Aberdeen’ as an alternative way for business in the North East.

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News

Published: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Opinion: Energy market needs to be improved to lower bills

Writing in Energy Voice, Professor Paul de Leeuw, from RGU's Energy Transition Institute, feels wholesale changes to the energy are required if businesses and households are to benefit from lower bills.

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News

Published: Tuesday 20 September 2022

RGU partner with TEDxAberdeen and host upcoming Innovation Masterclass

Having hosted the city’s first TEDx event last year, Aberdeen is gearing up for its second this coming November with Robert Gordon University onboard as a strategic partner.

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Are you Innovation Ready?

We're driving change in the future of work. Preparing our students, staff & alumni to be entrepreneurs, innovators and change makers of tomorrow.

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