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Closing Date: Midnight 25th November, 2018.

Thank you for deciding to apply to EIE 2019. 

In the selection process that will take place when applications close on November 25th, this application is the only means by which we assess who will be selected for the final cohort…so we hope you’ve prepared and considered how best to pitch your company.

Before that, review the application form and make sure you have all the information you think you’ll need to hand to make sure you give you and your company the best shot at gaining a place.

Best of luck!

The Informatics Ventures Team

Note: Print quality logos preferred (e.g. .eps)


IMPORTANT: In applying to EIE 2019, you are agreeing to participate in the investor readiness programme in the event you are awarded a place on the cohort.

All successful applicants are required to attend the following:

- 14th and 15th January 2019 - Residential EIE19 Bootcamp at Royal Bank of Scotland Business School, Gogarburn;

- 26th February - Investor Readiness Workshop and investor100 event at the Informatics Forum, Crichton Street, Edinburgh;

- 28th and 29th March - Countdown to EIE 2019 Bootcamp at Royal Bank of Scotland Business School, Gogarburn.

There will also be further preparation activities the cohort should attend, which are run in smaller groups each month, ahead of the EIE19 event.

TO REITERATE, IF SUCCESSFUL in your application to EIE 2019:

You agree to:

- fully participate in the investor readiness programme in the period leading up to EIE 2019 on 24th April;

- respond to all information requests in a timely manner.

Please Note: Failure to attend any of the preparation activities without sufficient notification and prior consent from Informatics Ventures team may result in you being withdrawn from participating in EIE19. There may also be a charge for any costs incurred.


Information about you: how we use it and with whom we share it.

The information you provide will be used by the University in the selection of companies to exhibit at the EIE 2019 technology investor showcase event.

We will hold the personal data you provided us for two years after the closing date for applications.

We do not use profiling or automated decision-making processes.

If you have any questions, please contact

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