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Students vying for top entrepreneur award

Three teams of University of St Andrews students have reached the final of the National Business Plan Competition with inventions including a vending machine supplier that provides healthy drinks and snacks for gym users.

21 February 2006Business

Investigating innovation in Scotland

An expert in economics is about to launch a six-month study into Scotland's most innovative development firms.

24 September 2003Business

University strengthens its links with SE Fife

The University has further strengthened its links with Scottish Enterprise (SE) Fife with the appointment of Principal and Vice-Chancellor Dr Brian Lang to their board.

21 August 2003Business

E-comm facility showcased to UK education sector

A pioneering e-commerce facility allowing students and other customers of the University of St Andrews to pay for goods or services on-line is being showcased to educational institutions from throughout the UK today (Friday 28 March 2003).

28 March 2003Business

Scientific solution for business problem

University of St Andrews scientists are working in partnership with the world's leading premium drinks business to beat counterfeit fraudsters.

5 November 2002Business

Launch of multi-million pound research venture

CAPTION: (l-r) University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Dr Brian Lang with SASOL Chief Executive, Pieter Cox

31 October 2002Business

First Minister launches innovative business p’ship

L-R: Joe Noble, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise Fife; First Minister, Jack McConnell and University of St Andrews Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Dr Brian Lang in St Andrews today.

19 August 2002Business

Long live the small firm

Factors which affect the survival or demise of small firms have been revealed by a University of St Andrews economist. Professor Gavin Reid, together with Bernadette Power, Lecturer in Economics at University College, Cork, have been examining how some small firms can survive as long as 25 years and others collapse within months of launching.

11 June 2002Business

S. African fuel giant & university form alliance

Johannesburg-based Sasol Limited and the University of St Andrews have today (Wednesday 23 January 2002) announced an alliance to enhance catalyst research, creating around 25 new jobs in Fife.

23 January 2002Business