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Test centre aims to bring tidal technology on stream at high speed

A £2.4 million engineering research facility will seek to speed the development of materials and structures for tidal energy, transport and other industries. The FASTBLADE facility will test new...

Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence project hits new milestone

The Scottish bid to establish a Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence (GOFCOE) has come a step closer with the successful stage-one bid to the Strength in Places Fund,...

Smart Contracts in Action

Design Informatics introduces experts to smart contracts through the GeoPact demonstrator. On 12-13 March 2019, transport and technology experts visited one of Edinburgh’s DDI hubs for a hands-on demonstration...

MyData Global gather in Edinburgh

On 19-20 March 2019, the MyData Global community visited Scotland’s capital to set out plans for its future activities and ambitions. The tenth spring meeting was held at the University...

Edinburgh’s DDI initiative to host ‘digital human rights’ meeting

Data ethics on the agenda as global community for personal data comes to Scotland’s capital MyData Global, an award-winning nonprofit and community for digital human rights, is to hold...

Bid to beat drug resistance boosted by worldwide sewage ‘data map’

Efforts to monitor the spread of antibiotic resistance worldwide could be transformed with a map created using data from analysis of sewage samples. An international team of scientists analysed...

People across Edinburgh and South-East Scotland to benefit from ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ skills opportunity

Thousands of people and families across Edinburgh and South-East Scotland are set to benefit from a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ skills initiative after the first three of the seven skills projects being...

City Region Deal investment in world-leading research at University of Edinburgh set to be approved

A world-leading teaching and research institute at the University of Edinburgh is aiming to help hundreds of organisations across the region’s private, public and third sectors, with almost £60m...

Change in the air with student challenges

Students from the University of Edinburgh have tackled pressing industry and social challenges in one of the first projects delivered by the City Region Deal’s Data-Driven Innovation Programme. Designing...
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