Spring 2018 Innovation Initiative Grants awarded to the School

We are delighted to report the Innovation Initiative Grants awarded to the School of Engineering and Engineering Student Societies in the spring 2018 round of applications.

Congratulations to all students involved.

School, Unit, Club or Society Project Title Project Overview Grant Awarded
School of Engineering Hands-on engineering events for a charity in India Running practical electronics workshops for a charity in Kolkata. £2,625
School of Engineering Electric vehicle powertrain group Designing and building a small-scale electric powertrain ‘hardware-in-loop’ test rig. £3,796
School of Engineering A multi-functional biosensor for 3D cell culture Designing and manufacturing an impedimetric biosensor for real-time and label-free cell culture imaging. £2,411
Engineering for Change Winds of Change Designing and constructing an affordable and efficient local wind turbine for Edinburgh community use. £1,460

About the grants

Innovation Initiative Grants (IIGs) are funded by donors to the Edinburgh Fund, and could provide the kick start that you need.

IIGs promote new initiatives in teaching, research and student experience. Applications are open to members of staff (permanent and fixed-term), researchers and current students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) as well as EUSA, EUSA societies, the Sports Union and recognised sports clubs.

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