University of Edinburgh Converge Challengers revealed | LAUNCH.ed

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Converge Challenge University of Edinburgh finalists

The University of Edinburgh had an impressive 35 entrants across all three categories for Converge Challenge 2017. With a 6% increase in applicants since 2016 the University shows itself to be a stronghold of entrepreneurial talent.

Finalists have now been confirmed for all three categories and the University has challengers in all three!

These finalists are:

Converge Challenge 

  • Raimundo Gonzales – Binaura VR
  • Andrew Herbert – Invizius
  • Jan Mumme –¬†Carbon Catalyst for Bioprocesses
  • Douglas Martin – MiAlgae Ltd
  • Salman Malik – MircoSpray Technologies Ltd
  • Lissa Herron – Eggcellent Protiens


  • Fiona Denison – Birth Mirror
  • Juan Pablo Echenique – Power Enable Solutions
  • Brian Hamilton – Roomerical

Social Enterprise 

  • Lily Asch – The Real Talk Project

90% of the Converge finalists are clients with LAUNCH.ed or the staff counterpart within Edinburgh Research and Innovation at the University of Edinburgh.

Make sure to keep an eye on these names, several are also finalists at our Inspire Launch Grow competition and are sure to go far.

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