Supporting Entrepreneurship

Innovation@RGU

Supporting Startups

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.

Startup Showcase Event

Startup Showcase

Watch the final of the RGU Regional Startup Accelerator as businesses go head-to-head to win cash prizes voted for by a panel of judges and a live audience.

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Entrepreneurship Advancement Programme

Entrepreneur Training

Develop skills and begin your entrepreneurial journey with our range of training programmed aimed at helping aspiring innovators develop and implement their business ideas.

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Enterprise Booster

Enterprise Booster

Get ready to take those first steps to running your own business or becoming self-employed. Boost your skills and know-how in enterprise and entrepreneurship.

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Women in Business

RGU Innovation are working with Aberdeenshire Council’s Employment Support Team to deliver a support programme for women with children, living in Aberdeenshire, who are interested in starting their own business or earning a living through self-employment.

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Celebrating the Innovation Showcase Event

Innovation Showcase

Rewatch the final of RGU’s Innovation Accelerator as projects and businesses went head-to-head to win cash prizes voted for by a panel of judges and a live audience.

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Startup Facilities

Startup Facilities

For our entrepreneurs we have created a network of creative working spaces where startups, mentors and clients can collaborate, access resources and be inspired to innovate.

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Spinout Support

Spinout Support

For staff or researchers who develop an innovative idea we seek to support you to commercialise the idea and offer the opportunity spinout your inventions onto commercial businesses.

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Founders Accelerator meeting

Regional Startup Accelerator

Turn your idea into a viable business through our Regional Startup Accelerator Programme offering training, mentorship, incubation space and opportunities for funding.

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Meet RGU Startups

Meet RGU Startups

Through our programmes we have worked with student, staff and alumni entrepreneurs to create dozens of new businesses across a diversity of sectors.

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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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