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Scottish Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year

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The Scottish Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year was announced last week at the BQ National Entrepreneur Festival in Newcastle.Student Innovators win funding to develop new ideas 1

James McIlroy (EnteroBiotix), a medical student from Aberdeen University, was selected by the judges and received his prize on stage from Dawn Shand from the Scottish Institute for Enterprise who sponsored the award. James also picked up the Rising Star award from all the UK finalists.

James is no stranger to success, having already racked up a number of wins in Scotland including SIE’s Young Innovators Challenge, New Ventures Competition, the Converge Challenge, and receiving Young Pioneer of the Year at the inaugural Herald Scotland business awards.

Read more on the SIE website.

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