Excelling in business and enterprise

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About enterprise

Heriot-Watt has an established reputation as a dynamic facilitator of successful strategic alliances. The University aims to solve problems of real significance to society by excelling in business and enterprise. 

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Industry Partnerships

Heriot-Watt inspires and nurtures collaboration. Driving engagement between students, academic researchers, entrepreneurs, start-ups and global organisations to form strategic partnerships.



The enterprise team support start-ups and entrepreneurs to cultivate ideas, collaborate with industry and commercialise the University’s innovation, guiding the journey from concept to commercial application and launching companies of scale

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GRID at Heriot-Watt is more than another innovation centre.  

GRID has many dimensions. It’s a way of thinking and learning, a catalyst for collaboration and a place for discovery.  GRID brings together global talent and the brightest minds to tackle current industry challenges, pioneering innovations that drive our future economies and impact positively on society. 

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