date and time icon Wed, 14 Feb 2024

Edinburgh Napier shortlisted for two Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2024

The people and partnerships behind ground-breaking innovations are being celebrated this Valentine’s Day with the unveiling of the shortlist for the 2024 Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards.

Organised by business-academic matchmaking organisation Interface, the Awards celebrate successful partnerships at the cutting-edge of research and development, from local micro-businesses to globally significant discoveries, partnering with universities, colleges and research institutes to change lives in Scotland and beyond. 

Edinburgh Napier University has been shortlisted in two categories:

Innovation of the Year

Green Cross Medico Ltd and Edinburgh Napier University for developing a new innovate medical product. The thermal vasodilatory device is designed to improve peripheral arterial disease (PAD) treatment outcomes, increase patient mobility, minimise leg amputations and deliver cost savings to the NHS.


Innovator of the Future

Image of Edinburgh Napier researcher Dr Irene MazzeiDr Irene Mazzei, KTP Associate working with Edinburgh Napier University and Stoane Lighting, for improving the company’s environmental impact quantification, allowing a Life Cycle Assessment strategy to be created. In addition, Irene has promoted the use of Life Cycle Assessment and other sustainability topics for the lighting industry.

Learn more about Irene's role in this KTP partnership by visiting this case study >

Now in it’s 9th year, the Awards ceremony will take place at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow on 14 March 2024, when the winners will be presented with awards in seven categories.

Find out more about the Awards here >

Learn more about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and how the benefit business here >