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AgriTech partnership boost to DDI ambitions

The University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Innovation Centre (RIC) and Deep Science Ventures (DSV) have partnered to deliver Scotland’s first agricultural venture builder.   The ‘FAST’ programme combines the Roslin...

Data-Driven Innovation doubles grants fund to fight Covid-19

As of Thursday 21st May, due to the high volume of applications the call for applications is now closed. We would like to thank everyone for their interest and...

Space and Satellites: data artist residencies May-June 2020

New Artist-In-Residence Programme announced promoting Scotland’s Space and Satellites industry. Artists will be teamed with researchers to make data visible highlighting changes on earth from climate change to the...

Data ambitions of Scottish tech sector grow, but businesses brace for Covid-19 impact

Scotland’s digital technology sector continued to grow in 2019 with an increase in sales and profit margins, according to the latest annual industry survey from ScotlandIS.  Despite Covid-19, many...

Hackathon targets impact of Covid-19

Students from eight of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities are joining forces to develop computer-based solutions to address Covid-19. The 10-day hackathon involves more than 100 students, working in small...

The Edinburgh Futures Institute Ph.D. studentships funded by global investment firm Baillie Gifford.

Edinburgh Futures Institute are delighted to announce recruitment of five Ph.D. posts for entry in 2020/2021, to support research into the ethical challenges posed by the growing use of...

Creative Informatics funding opportunities for the creative industries in Edinburgh and South East Scotland – applications open now!

Creative Informatics is an ambitious research and development programme based in Edinburgh, which aims to bring the city’s world-class creative industries and tech sector together, providing funding and development...

Legal & General escalates £20m partnership with Edinburgh University in response to covid-19, recognising critical need for research into social care for older people

The UK has been facing a social care crisis for some time, but a global pandemic that targets the elderly and frail has irreversibly exposed its weakness.  The coronavirus...

Podcasts shine light on Edinburgh’s space data strengths

The potential of Edinburgh to become the space data capital of Europe is the focus of a new podcast series by a Data-Driven Innovation Chancellor’s Fellow at the University...

Data-Driven Innovation grants to fight Covid-19

As of Friday 8th May, due to the high volume of applications we are suspending new applications for the moment.  Projects to help Edinburgh and the surrounding region recover...

AI Lab residency programme by Ars Electronica & Edinburgh Futures Institute

Anna Ridler (UK) and Caroline Sinders (US) win a residency in Edinburgh and Linz  (Linz/Edinburgh, March, 2020) The “European ARTificial Intelligence Lab” – AI Lab for short – aims...