EIE 2021

Thursday 10th June 2021, 8:00am to 6:00pm

Virtual Conference Platform

Connecting investors and high-growth tech ventures since 2008. The annual EIE conference features Scotland's most promising innovative, data-driven high growth companies, seeking funding from seed to series A.


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The event will features the most innovative data-driven tech companies emerging from Scotland, the UK and beyond. 

This year’s cohort of 50 data-driven start-up to scale-up companies are described as tackling “real-world problems with cutting-edge solutions. 

They will pitch to investors for seed to series A funding. 



The 2021 cohort includes for the first time a 'Wildcard' category.  Featured in this category is Beta Bugs Ltd, an entrepreneurial tenant company at Roslin Innovation Centre that develop and distribute high-performance breeds of Black Soldier Fly for the “insects as feed” industry.



In a highly competitive process, companies are pre-selected from the following sectors:

  • AI and Data Science
  • Energy, Climate and Cleantech
  • Digital Health and Medtech
  • Fintech and Cybersecurity
  • Smart Cities and Mobility
  • Robotics and Autonomy
  • Internet of Things
  • Creative Design and Media Tech
  • Wildcard - New for 2021