Turning students and researchers into the next big founders

We give innovation at universities a platform through programmes, services, events and competitions in order to translate research into real-world startups.

Creator Fund
University of Edinburgh DDE
Cardinal Ventures
Fintech Scotland
Asif Ventures

Meet Edventure

Bringing venture building to universities


We run venture builder and accelerator programmes to bring entrepreneurial teams to the next level.


Find co-founders and team members or find projects and challenges to work on. Connect with mentors and investors. Access events, competitions, courses and other resources.

Distributed Labs

We enable students and researchers to work collaboratively across organisations and institutions to solve real-world problems.

Tackling the world's most pressing issues

Edventure's mission consists of leveraging entrepreneurship and innovation in science to tackle our planet's most pressing issues. We take a problem-led approach to building startups and provide a path to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Meet our Experts

On a mission to build deeptech startups

Across the university-specific and pan-European cohorts Edventure has built and empowered startups operating in fields such as machine learning, biotechnology, supply chain and sustainability.