SIE Impact:
  • £6.5+ million secured by entrepreneurs who started with SIE
  • A record-breaking 8000+ students attended SIE workshops!
  • SIE provided 1 to 1 advice for 300+ students
  • SIE's Innovation Fund supported 7 patents, 2 trademarks and 4 IP audits

The Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) creates opportunities for students to be innovative. SIE works nationally to promote and support enterprise and entrepreneurship in Scotland’s students.

We work closely with local institutions to champion enterprise education and help their students start new innovative businesses and social enterprises. SIE provides free one-to-one advice, enterprise workshops and national competitions.

Our website is a hub for student-focused enterprise activity happening across Scotland, from enterprise competitions to exciting events and opportunities. Students and Educators can find inspiration for new ventures which could make an impact in our dedicated Ideas and Inspiration section.

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Winners of Fresh Ideas Competition 2018-19 Revealed!

The Corinthian Club in Glasgow last night played host to the annual SIE Awards Dinner, where the finalists of the 2018-19 Fresh Ideas Competition were joined by past winners, educators … Continued

29 March 2019

Catalyst Award recognises some of Scotland’s best start-up talent

Two young graduates have been recognised by a new award to help them start-up successfully in the West of Scotland. The Catalyst Award, run by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise … Continued

20 June 2019

SIE “Decelerator” helps entrepreneurs focus on success

  Members of the SIE Entrepreneurs group from all across Scotland took time out of their busy schedules last week to join SIE at our two-day Decelerator retreat on the … Continued

10 June 2019