22 Nov 2017

Centre of Entrepreneurship & Elevator UK

 Centre of Entrepreneurship & Elevator UK Hi everyone, Hope you’re all well especially at this time of the semester when deadlines and exams are just around the corner! Keep strong, not long until the Christmas holidays now! This blog is about the Centre of Entrepreneurship and its partnership with Elevator UK, one of the leading entrepreneurial business development companies in Scotland. Through our partnership, the University of Dundee has become the first academic institution to have a bespoke accelerator program and centre on campus.   What is ElevatorUK:   Elevator UK is a s...

Centre of Entrepreneurship & Elevator UK

1 Nov 2017

Converge Challenge Awards 2017

Converge Challenge Awards 2017 - How Alice qualified for the finals for the Social Enterprise category Hi everyone, Hope you’ve enjoyed your reading week, but also, that you’ve managed to get some uni work done while at it. This blog is about the Converge Challenge Awards of which the award ceremony took place on September 28th. One of the highlights of the event was the appearance of Nicola Sturgeon as a guest speaker, but also, the fact that a student from our university has managed to get shortlisted as a finalist in the Social Enterprise category. The student I’m referring to is Alice...

Converge Challenge Awards 2017

17 Oct 2017

Employee Ownership Launched at STAR-Dundee

Aerospace engineering company selects employee ownership to secure future and root business in Dundee STAR-Dundee, a world leading provider of spacecraft on-board data handling network technology for the aerospace industry, recently completed its transition to employee ownership. STAR-Dundee is an aerospace engineering company which designs electronic components and test equipment for spacecraft. Operating from a beautiful townhouse close to the University of Dundee from which the company spun out in 2002, STAR-Dundee provides the international space agencies and space industry with important equipment. Te...

Employee Ownership Launched at STAR-Dundee

11 Oct 2017

Trending: #ThinkAskAct

Trending: #ThinkAskAct Hi everyone, This is a short blog about our hashtag #ThinkAskAct, which you probably have noticed in most of our content both on social media and design media as well. Truth be told we’ve come up with this idea only this year, and so far so good, if anything it has been encouraging to see that people online have started incorporating it in their posts when they refer to us and our activity.  Purpose The thinking process that went behind this initiative was along the lines of us wanting to symbolize CoE’s activity with a phrase which would make us traceable online but...

Trending: #ThinkAskAct

26 Sep 2017

Taster Session and Enterprise Challenge 2017

Taster Session 2017 and participation for the Enterprise Challenge looks promising! Hi everyone, I hope that this new academic year is treating you well so far – and for those of you who are not students I hope that this finds you well regardless of what you are doing at this point in your life. This blog is about the Taster Session 2017 which took place on the 14th of September, as well as the start of the Enterprise Challenge for this semester. So, since the takeover of the student team by its new members (if you’re not familiar with us, make sure to read our previous blog which is entirely d...

Taster Session and Enterprise Challenge 2017