Gateways to Growth Entrepreneurial Impact Report 2023

The University of Dundee has been named top university in the UK for developing spinout businesses by Octopus Ventures.

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Dundee fended off traditional powerhouses such as Oxford, Cambridge and University College London to top Gateways to Growth: The Entrepreneurial Impact Reportcompiled by Octopus Ventures, one of Europe’s largest venture capital teams.

This independent ranking was determined by factors such as numbers of patents, spin-out companies created and recent portfolio success, which for Dundee included the £2.2 billion IPO of Exscientia on the US NASDAQ, one of the largest ever UK university exits.

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