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Innovative university-supported start-ups secure £500,000 in grant funding awards

Five start-up businesses founded by students and recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh are celebrating after securing almost half a million pounds in grant funding awards between them.

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£5m Smart Green Shipping project set to turn the tide to make shipping 20% greener

Smart Green Shipping, a systems design and engineering company, aims to lead global shipping’s green transition through unique industry collaboration with Malin, Drax and the shipping sector with targets to reduce greenhouse gas and fuel costs by at least 20% via high tech sails. The project is supported by Scottish Enterprise, industry partners and private investors.

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Scottish Enterprise launches digital tool to accelerate businesses in Scotland to net zero

Scottish Enterprise is launching a free online Net Zero Accelerator tool today (Monday 25 July) to support more businesses to develop net zero plans and further the economic development agency’s commitment to embedding sustainability across its work.