Interspace

Develop and enhance synergies between Edinburgh's existing incubators

Funded by ERDF and City of Edinburgh Council

Partners: City of Edinburgh Council

Duration: Dec 2013 - Dec 2015 

ECCI believes that mobilising innovation, talent and interation in companies will accelerate our move to a sustainable, low carbon economy. We believe that innovative ideas are not restricted to only profit makingenterprises and all types of organization can and should be involved, sharing and developing new practices and products openly.

Edinburgh is open for business and ready to incubate ideas and business

In order to maximise this strand of activity, ECCI is delighted to be partnering with Edinburgh City Council and Edinburgh's Colleges on the Edinburgh Interspace project. This new ERDF funded initative will develop and enhance synergies between Edinburgh's existing incubators and accelerators to create effective knowledge exchange, enhance existing services and provide a central portal to announce internationally that 'Edinburgh is open for business and ready to incubate ideas and business'.

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Ideas Lab

Supporting new low carbon ideas to be accelerated and integrated into existing or new business models and enterprises.

ECCI believes that mobilising innovation, talent and interation in companies will accelerate our move to a sustainable, low carbon economy. We believe that innovative ideas are not restricted to only profit makingenterprises and all types of organization can and should be involved, sharing and developing new practices and products openly. 

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DHL Innovation Suite

Mobilising innovation, talent and interation in companies to accelerate our move to a sustainable, low carbon economy

The Innovation Suite kicked into life at the end of 2013 and is now home to a number of full time residents.

ECCI's DHL innovation Suite has been up and running since the end of 2013 and is home to a number of full time residents ranging from: the nerve centre of the 2020 Climate Group - a collection of 140 individuals from 100 the largest businesses in Scotland, the Government, local authorities, universities, charities and SMEs Working together to deliver a low carbon future for Scotland through smarter collaborations and better conversations; the UK's first professional network exclusively for carbon professionals - the Association of Carbon Professionals; carbon reporting and monitoring specialists Carbon MastersHighlands & Islands Enterprises' low carbon team; community energy specialists and social enterprise Sustainable Community Energy Network; and GAIL - Green Angel Investors Ltd.

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