Shaping a successful business from an academic speciality

Entrepreneurship masterclass

Shaping a successful business from an academic speciality

  • Event time: 10:00am until 11:00am
  • Event date: 1st April 2019
  • Speaker: Rotimi Alabi (RAB-Microfluidics)
  • Location: 4305 (Higgs Seminar Room) , King's Buildings

Event details

Dr Rotimi Alabi, Founder and CEO of RAB-Microfluidics ( is a  University of Aberdeen School of Geosciences graduate.  He turned his PhD into a business idea and was awarded a prestigious NERC Enterprise Fellowship by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2017. Rotimi will tell us about his business, how he has attracted BP, Siemens and Rolls Royce as  customers and the many lessons he has learnt in the  start-up process.

All welcome.

Bring your own coffee / tea - cakes and biscuits will be provided.

About Entrepreneurship masterclasses

Entrepreneurship Masterclasses will take place the first Monday of every month. We have some inspirational speakers lined up including Physicists who have commercialised their research, either applying their know how to industry or starting a business, as well as speakers from the Entrepreneurial community who will be sharing how to develop an entrepreneurial mind-set and the importance of networking with the wider community. All staff and postgraduate students are welcome. Cakes and biscuits will be provided - bring your own coffee. Photos may be take at these events and used for publicity purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, or for your photo to be used for publicity purposes, please inform Caroline Keir ( .

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