Bring your innovation to the table

What is i-teams?

i-teams is a unique project focused on students solving real-world business challenges.

By joining the programme, you will be placed into a multi-disciplinary team and provided with a current business challenge to address. Over 8-weeks, you and your team will meet up – alongside an industry expert – to focus on the challenge and create innovative solutions.

At the end of the programme, you and your team will have the chance to present your solutions to a panel during a Grand Final.

Benefit your career prospects

By joining i-Teams, you will have the chance to develop a range of new and existing skills, specifically on critical thinking, innovation and much more.

You will gain commercial awareness and exposure to a topical business challenge.

Lastly, each session will award you with 15 Employability Points and you have the chance to earn up to 120 points!

How to Apply

Applications close at 23:59 on the 29th January 2024.

Use the application form linked below to apply. 

There are a limited number of spaces available on the programme. To apply use the application form below and complete by the deadline above. 

Frequently Asked Questions

There are 8 sessions, which include an introductory meeting and the grand final. The sessions last 2-hours are held weekly on a Tuesday between 17:00-19:00 in the Grimond Building.  

  You will receive mentorship and training during each session from an industry expert, followed by team to work in your team - with pizza - on the challenge.  

Ideally, yes. To benefit from the programme and to contribute sufficiently to your team, you need to attend as many of the sessions as you can.  

No. i-Teams is focused on creating multi disciplinary teams, with each student bringing different ways of thinking to the team. If you study a non-business degree, this is a great way to develop commercial awareness.