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Inspiring Impact

Opportunities to take part in innovation events

We have opportunities to take part in industry events through our key partners, to give you ideas and inspiration and valuable work experience.


Digital Health & Care Institute

This major innovation centre brings together people and organisations in the health and social care, charity, technology, design and academic sectors to develop new ideas for digital technology that will improve the delivery of health and care services for the people of Scotland.

Tackle challenges such as smart care in the home and health and social care integration.


RNIB Techshare

A major European conference with over 300 delegates, including leading industry players such as Samsung, Google and Apple which looks at technological innovation can improve the quality of life for blind and partially-sighted people.

Students take part in a 2 day live innovation lab, working directly with blind and partially-sighted people to generate creative solutions for their challenges.


Designs on Justice

Designs on Justice brings together professionals, policy makers, students and community representatives from across the criminal justice landscape, to explore how design thinking can lead to innovation in criminal justice.


Kick Off Project with GCU

Graphic design students respond to challenging briefs from social enterprises; this is a model we can take to other universities.