University of Dundee

CLS Impact and Outreach

Commercialising an idea within an academic environment

We at the Centre of Entrepreneurship hope that the start of the semester is treating you all well. 

We’d like to share with you our first Masterclass of this semester, which is open to all students, staff and the general public.  

As you know, The Centre of Entrepreneurship host Entrepreneurial Masterclasses which offer advanced insights into the career journey of successful entrepreneurs, and also knowledge of a cutting-edge area which they have become experts in, followed by a Q&A session.

Animating Science Workshop

We have an exciting workshop taking place next Monday the 17th, from 12-1:30pm in CTIR 1.23. Animator Andrew Low from Dundee Contemporary Arts will be leading a short workshop on using the iPads and I Can Animate software to create short science films in preparation for working with schools on the Animating Science project. Please come along and give it a try, you never know what you might create!

Food and drink provided - if you are planning to attend please let Erin Hardee at know for catering numbers.

Platinum Informatics make the final of Converge Challenge

The newest spin-out company from the School, Platinum Informatics Ltd, has already been recognised by Converge Challenge who aim to create a new generation of entrepreneurs in Scotland. The company founded by Professor Angus Lamond and Rob Kent has made the final for the Converge Challenge award category for those with an established idea. The company looks to maximise the efficiency and productivity of the modern workplace by enabling access to Big Data Technology.