The RSE’s funding and awards programme aims to:
Attract and retain those with outstanding potential to establish their STEM,
arts and humanities and social science careers in Scotland
Encourage enterprise, innovation and the commercialisation of technology-based
ideas coming from academic research
Develop international collaboration and enable participation in international
RSE Enterprise Fellowship is boosting economy and society
A report commissioned by the RSE has established that its Enterprise Fellowship programme has provided a significant boost to the Scottish, UK and global economies. Carried out by economic consultancy BiGGAR Economics (2019), the evaluation and economic impact assessment found that the programme has added almost £170m to annual global gross value added (GVA), including £77 million in Scotland. It has led to the creation of more than 3,000 jobs, nearly half (1,395) of which are in Scotland and over 200 businesses.
Evaluation and economic impact assessment of RSE Enterprise Fellowship
entrepreneurs have been supported
jobs have been created in the UK
return on investment for every £1 spent
About the RSE
As Scotland’s National Academy, our mission is to use knowledge for public benefit. We use the tremendous expertise we have access to through our Fellowship and friendship community; in order to harness a breadth of knowledge and understanding to the benefit of Scotland and the wider world.
We deliver on this mission through our objectives to: