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University of Edinburgh statement in support of the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre proposal to the UK Government  We fully support the proposal by the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC) led by Nesta for a strategic investment in a UK Centre for AI and the Creative Industries as a part of the…

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Snapshots of Edinburgh for resident enterpreneurs

Creative Informatics welcome applications from individuals and small teams working in any area of the creative industries. Present and previous Resident Entrepreneurs include new media artist Martin Disley, music asset management platform Delic, screenshot note-taking app PicoJar, robotics startup Touchlab, and Edinburgh Tool Library. If you would like to discuss your idea for an application,…

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Developing data driven innovation in creative industries whitepaper front cover

A report published today (16th September 2020) is recommending more support to help the City Region’s creative sector develop through better use of data-driven innovation and technology. The sector is among the worst-hit by Covid-19; compounded by the cancellation of the Edinburgh Festivals in August. Across the country, trade bodies have reported varying degrees of…

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Celebrating innovation across the creative industries in Edinburgh and beyond. Creative Informatics is holding its first CI Innovation Showcase online, on Wednesday the 17th of June. This free, all day event will feature special guest speakers and performances, celebrating the achievements of the creative individuals and organisations that have been supported through the Creative Informatics…

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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 opportunities that enable creative individuals and organisations to explore how data can be used to drive ground-breaking new products, businesses and experiences. If you are looking…

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