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Can a Leopard change its spots?

Come along to discuss in Aberdeen on 27th April: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/business-info/training/executive-education/events/9921/ According to a December 2014 report by Ernst & Young, the North Sea Oil and Gas industry expects to see a nine percent reduction in their 375,000 strong workforce by 2019.

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ClimateLaunchpad at MBM Commercial

Many thanks to everyone who attended our networking session on Wednesday 13th April. Special thank you to Jane Ramsay, Partner, Commercial Property, at MBM Commercial LLP, for welcoming everyone and providing such delicious canapés and drinks over a stunning view of Edinburgh

Posted in Circular Economy, Clean Tech, Entrepreneurship, Funding

The Circular Economy is Big Business

If someone says “circular economy” to you, what images are conjured up in your head? Tom and Barbara enjoying The Good Life in their garden? Guardian readers sitting by a campfire singing ‘Kum ba yah’. The Wombles creatively recycling things that

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Clean Tech Clean Profits

Some of my musings on “Efficiency Gains” and “Smart Energy” published in the Institute of Director’s book “Clean Tech Clean Profits” back in July 2014 (Kogan Page / Institute of Directors ISBN-13: 978-0749470418). http://www.andrewmitchell.eu/files/IoD_chapters.pdf  

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MOOCs and the Future of Entrepreneurship Education

On Wednesday 4th December around 70 people gathered for a breakfast seminar at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, to hear about and discuss the topic of MOOCs and the Future of Entrepreneurship Education. The breakfast seminar was made possible with

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UK Entrepreneurship MOOCs?

(Disclaimer: this is not so much a blog-post rather the open sharing of a discussion paper I produced following a “skills for growth” task-group meeting in Scotland. Shared in the spirit of #CollectiveImpact) MIT and Stanford produce startups at an

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