Bayes Centre


Industrial, academic and professional services expertise collaborating in a unique multi-disciplinary environment.

The Bayes Centre leads on innovation by enabling private companies, public services, charities and social enterprises to enhance their services and products by embracing data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

By working together, the Bayes Centre and the organisations it collaborates with, can harness the University of Edinburgh’s excellence in research and skills, creating real-world impact on society.

As part of the Data-Driven Innovation initiative, the Bayes Centre is dedicated to advancing three sectors – Digital Technology; Space and Satellites; and, in collaboration with the National Robatarium, Robotics and Autonomous Systems.

Whether supporting business development, entrepreneurs and start-up projects or attracting external investments in data science and AI led projects, the Bayes Centre brings together expertise from industry, academia and professional services in a unique multi-disciplinary environment.

Supported by Scottish Enterprise and based in and hosted by The University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre, Engage Invest Exploit (EIE), the largest technology investor readiness programme of its kind in Scotland which culminates in the technology investor showcase that is the largest of its kind outside London. The annual EIE conference features Scotland´s most promising innovative, data-driven high growth companies, seeking funding from seed to series A.

For University staff and students requiring further information relating to the Bayes Innovation Group please visit Bayes Intranet


Related links

EIE event website 

Bayes Intranet


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EIE, Engage Invest Exploit, the technology investor showcase, is central to the University’s delivery of its role in the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

Bayes Corporate Accelerator

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The Bayes Corporate AI & Blockchain Accelerator is run in partnership between the University of Edinburgh and Wayra, combining the University’s technical & research expertise with Wayra’s commercial connectedness to London’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and Telefonica.

Innovation Team

Meet the Innovation Team