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€1m Project Launched To Inform Net-Zero & Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Icebreaker one calls for partners to collaborate on groundbreaking project   Icebreaker One is announcing the launch of the first phase of Project Cygnus, a major new initiative to...

Data facility names tech giant Hewlett Packard as supplier

The American information technology multinational, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that it is to power the Data-Driven Innovation initiative’s Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF). Hewlett Packard Enterprise will...

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Don’t miss our virtual engagement series, where we’ll be speaking to experts and thought leaders from different sectors about how data, innovation and partnerships can tackle some of industry...

World’s first ‘open assisted living lab’ seeks solutions to care sector’s COVID-19 crisis

Additional care providers, industry and end users sought for collaboration  Scientists from Heriot-Watt University are launching what is believed to be the world’s first open and remote access living...

New mobile app to boost role of women in peace processes

A mobile app has been launched to help embed women’s rights in peace negotiations in the Arab world and beyond. Researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh and Monash in...

Shaping Scotland’s sustainable recovery

The Data-Driven Innovation initiative has contributed to a major Scottish government report on the economic recovery from Covid-19. In June, the Scottish Government Advisory Group on Economic Recovery published...

Major funding award for Scotland fintech centre

World-first collaboration between University of Edinburgh, FDATA and Fintech Scotland receives grant from UK Government The new Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence, an independent collaboration between governments and...

DDI launch new webinar series

Virtual panel discussion “The role of data and data innovation in the recovery from Covid-19” Wednesday Jul 1st | 12:45- 13:30 (GMT)  Data-Driven Innovation (DDI) and guests discuss the...

Data project boost to aid local Covid-19 recovery

A host of projects have received funding from the Data-Driven Innovation initiative to support local responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. Almost a quarter of a million pounds has been...

Centre for Data, Culture & Society Annual Report

The Centre for Data, Culture & Society published their Annual Report for the academic year 2019-2020 on the 27th of May.  Directed by Professor Melissa Terras, the Centre was founded in...

Data-Driven Innovation funds 19 projects to fight COVID-19

In April, as one part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Data-Driven Innovation Programme allocated up to £200,000+ in small grants to enable our staff and students ...