Funding Universities

University of the West of Scotland

Alumni include: Dave Hughes, novosound (Converge Challenge 2017 Winner) Des Gibson, SpectralSense (Converge Challenge 2017 Finalist) Mark Munro, The UK Change Charity (Impact Challenge 2015 Runner up).

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University of the Highlands & Islands

Alumni include: Mary Doherty, AquaOmics (KickStart Challenge 2018 Finalist) Rachel Parker, Rachel’s Gluten Free (KickStart Challenge 2017 Semi-finalist) Anna Renouf, Orrin Equestrian Products (Converge Challenge 2016 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award).

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University of Strathclyde

Alumni include: Carmen Cummiskey, Teqnox (Converge Challenge 2018 Finalist) Ruth McLaren, Silver Lion Innovations (Entrepreneurial Spirit Award – KickStart 2018) Holly Butler, ClinSpec Dx (Converge Challenge 2018 Runner up) Chris Hughes, Estentio (Converge Challenge 2016 Runner up) Rebecca Pick, Pick Protection (Converge Challenge 2015 Runner up) Adam Brown, Bellrock Technology (Converge Challenge 2011 Winner)

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University of Stirling

Alumni include: Andrew Davidson, BulbPD (Converge Challenge 2018 Semi-finalist) Mohsin Laginaf, B4SPORT (KickStart Challenge 2018 Semi-finalist) Saemundur Haraldsson, Easy Advanced Systems (KickStart Challenge 2017 Finalist) Robbie Norval, Lingo Flamingo (Impact Challenge 2015 Runner up)

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University of St Andrews

Alumni include: Chris Brown, Paraformance (Converge Challenge 2017 Top 10) David Harris-Birtill, Beyond Medics (KickStart Challenge 2016 Winner) Katie Stevenson, Smart History (Converge Challenge 2015 Top 10) Alexander Ward, Razorbill Instruments (Converge Challenge 2014 Runner up)

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University of Glasgow

Alumni include: Richard Taylor, Vector Photonics (KickStart Challenge 2018 Finalist) Corien Staels, Staels Design Ltd (Converge Challenge 2017 3rd Prize) Muhammad Arslan Khalid, MobiDx (KickStart Challenge 2017 Finalist) Phil McParlane, Scoop Markets (Converge Challenge 2017 Top 10) Susanne Mitschke, MindMate (Converge Challenge 2016 Joint Winner)

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Abertay University

Alumni include: Thomas Bayne, Youcan Recycling (Impact Challenge 2018 Finalist) Colin Gray, The Podcast Host (Converge Challenge 2016 Semi-finalist)

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Edinburgh Napier University

Alumni include: Martina Zupan, Alterwaste (Converge Challenge 2018 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award) Pam Ramsay, criticalrecoverycare.com (Impact Challenge 2018 Finalist) Sydney Chasin, lil’POP The Healthy Crop (Converge Challenge 2017 Semi-finalist) Richard McAdam, McAdam Technology (KickStart Challenge 2017 Finalist) Bruce Ramsay, Cyan Forensics (Converge Challenge 2016 Top 10).

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Glasgow Caledonian University

Alumni include: Lynette Nabbosa, Moving Margins (Impact Challenge 2018 Semi-finalist) Lorna Paul, Giraffe Healthcare (Impact Challenge 2017 Winner) Callum MacKinnon, bOunceT Innovative Occupational Therapy (Impact Challenge 2017 Runner up)

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