Selected companies will be offered free office space and expert mentoring

Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University is inviting start-ups and small businesses to apply to join an award-winning community of businesses at the University’s Edinburgh campus. 

Successful entrepreneurs will be offered free space in fully equipped offices from January 2020.

This is the fourth intake for the scheme, which offers office space for up to a year and access to Heriot-Watt resources, workshops and expert advice. Opened in summer 2018, the Incubator currently hosts 17 businesses, representing a variety of sectors, including sound and sports technology, marketing, fashion, construction and energy.

Edinburgh Business School’s Incubator is open to all, and current businesses include Heriot-Watt University alumni, as well as businesses new to the University. 

Laura Gallloway, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, said:
“Our Incubator is part of the growing number of initiatives Heriot-Watt University puts in place to support the business community and the Business Incubator reflects our inclusive and multi-disciplinary approach towards entrepreneurship education and business support.
“We invite application from entrepreneurs who want to come and build innovative businesses and we welcome any industry sector. We are proud to open this space to all and want to hear from businesses set up by our graduates and entrepreneurs new to the University.”
Applications close on Friday 29 November. For more information on how to apply, please visit: