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Multi-million Agritech Hub for Easter Bush

World-leading research and technology will be brought together to improve the efficiency and output of agriculture, and enhance worldwide food security, following announcement of a £74m investment for a...

Covid-19 and data: One year on

  Join us for our next series of #DDIdiscussions on the 24th of March 2021. Twelve months on from the UK’s first national lockdown in spring 2020, we discuss...

DDI ‘Building Back Better’ Open Call Awards

Twenty-one data-driven research projects, which include tackling homelessness, tourism recovery and job retention in the football industry, will receive funding as part of the DDI initiative’s ‘Building back better’...

Vaccine roll-out working, first national study suggests

Vaccination has been linked to a substantial reduction in the risk of Covid-19 admissions to Scotland’s hospitals, landmark research suggests. The study is the first to describe across an...

£1M funding boost for The Data Lab to be passed on to Scottish businesses

The Data Lab, Scotland’s Innovation Centre for data and AI, has announced two new funding schemes – Data Skills for Work, and an SME data grant – to support...

Edinburgh’s super-computer first European site to use Cerebras CS-1 AI system

Edinburgh’s super-computing facility, the EPCC has announced the selection of the world’s fastest AI computer, the Cerebras CS-1, for the Edinburgh International Data Facility. The Cerebras CS-1 is the...

Join the Conversation – Edinburgh Futures Conversations

The University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Futures Institute (EFI) present a new series of events to promote global understanding and cooperation, and to contribute action-oriented thinking to the public...

Reform Scotland: A discussion about the vital role AI innovation will play in Scotland’s future

Reform Scotland is delighted to invite you to a discussion about the vital role AI innovation will play in Scotland’s future. Our guests for this event will be Dr...

Smart vaccine scheme quick to curb rabies threat in African cities

More people could be protected from life-threatening rabies thanks to an agile approach to dog vaccination using smart phone technology to spot areas of low vaccination coverage in real...

FinTech Scotland confirms new Chief Executive as it reaches its third anniversary with continued growth of the fintech SME community

FinTech Scotland, the cluster leadership body, has confirmed the appointment of Nicola Anderson as the new chief executive officer Nicola has been on secondment from the FCA for two...

City bus firm’s app upgrade helps keep ticket fraud in check

Data experts from the University of Edinburgh are helping to boost the security of a ticketing app used by a leading UK public transport company. They are working with...