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Bayes Centre News: Bayes Data Science Unit launches

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The Bayes Data Science Unit has launched, helping companies easily access the world class data expertise available across the University of Edinburgh.

Bayes Centre News: Kate Forbes MSP to deliver ministerial address at EIE21

Kate Forbes, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy will present the opening statement at EIE21

Bayes Centre News: Bayes Centre Announces EIE21 Speakers

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Bayes Centre has announced the fantastic line up of speakers for EIE21, the premier investor showcase, on 10th June.

Bayes Centre News: Great British Lift Off - a new Space and Satellites podcast

Featuring a live link to the International Space Station, the podcast “Great British Lift Off” launches today.

Bayes Centre News: EIE - A Good Investment

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As EIE21 approaches, we take a look at some of the successes in our EIE alumni.

Bayes Centre News: Edinburgh’s bid to be space data capital of Europe inspires new video

An animated video showcasing the space and satellite work going on in Edinburgh has been launched by the city to inspire people and help boost recovery post-Covid.

Bayes Centre News - Building Scotland’s AI powerhouse - brick by brick

Professor Michael Rovatsos, Director of the Bayes Centre, responds to the Scottish Government's Artificial Intelligence Strategy.

Bayes Centre News: The Bayes Centre Announces 10 Extended Pitch Companies for EIE21.

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EIE21's new and improved pitching process and the 10 companies who will be delivering extended pitches at EIE21 on 10th June have been announced.

Tencent Cloud Collaborates with The Bayes Centre in Research and Education

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The University of Edinburgh Bayes Centre is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tencent Cloud, with an aim to support our research and education programs through cloud offerings and technical engagement, reinforcing our technological advancement in research and talent cultivation.

Bayes Centre News: University of Edinburgh Programme to Address National Data Skills Shortage

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The University of Edinburgh is launching an updated range of short courses, aimed at helping people develop the data skills that have been identified as vital for economic recovery, following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bayes Centre News: The Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence is moving into the Bayes Centre

The Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence (GOFCoE) will be moving into the Bayes Centre later this year, and has made significant progress in recent months as it continues its mission to ‘safely unlock the potential of financial data as a force to improve lives’.

Partner News: The Space and Satellites Team Launches the Sustainable Space Challenges Campaign

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The University of Edinburgh continues to be a strong space and satellites player in the space sector, leading some exciting activity. One ongoing example which needs your support is the Sustainable Space Challenges campaign, which started in early 2021.

Partner News: The Data Lab Funds Innovative Smart Meters for Independent Living

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Bayes Centre partner, The Data Lab in partnership with Blackwood Homes and Care, led by The University of Edinburgh’s School of Informatics will develop and test innovative technology to analyse energy usage data from care home residents to create a view of their daily routines to help spot unusual changes in behaviour which could cause concern.

Bayes Centre News: The Bayes Centre Launches EIE Scottish Startup Survey

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The survey is being launched by the University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre as part of EIE21, the premier technology investor showcase.

Bayes Centre News: The Bayes Centre Announces its Premier Investor Panel for EIE21

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The investor panelists that will watch 32 data-driven tech companies pitch for investment at EIE21 have been announced.

Bayes Centre News: The Bayes Centre celebrates the life of Thomas Bayes

Two hundred and seventy years ago today, Thomas Bayes passed away, leaving a legacy that continues to impact the world today.

Member News: Space Intelligence supports live link to International Space Station

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School children from across Scotland will have their questions answered live by two astronauts aboard the International Space Station next month. Dr Murray Collins, CEO and co-founder of Bayes Centre member, Space Intelligence will be co-hosting the watch party.

Bayes Centre News: The Bayes Centre Launches New Forum Series

The Bayes Centre is launching a curated series of talks, selected to highlight some of its most exciting projects.

Bayes Data Science Unit Launches

The University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre has launched the Data Science Consultancy Unit, the first of its kind within Scotland.

Member News: Doors Open at Universities for Dementia App

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Three years ago, health-tech company CogniHealth, a member of the Bayes Centre, contacted Interface to explore how they could enhance their CogniCare app through collaborations with academia.

The Bayes Centre Announces Exciting Line-up of Sponsors for EIE21

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EIE, Scotland’s top tech investor showcase, has confirmed an exciting line-up of sponsors, with international, UK and Scotland-based companies, who all are leaders in innovation and technology.

7 Women in STEM you Should Definitely Know About

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This International Women’s Day we would like to bring light to 7 pioneering women in STEM who changed the world through science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The Bayes Centre Welcomes New Partnership with Transwap

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The Bayes Centre is excited to welcome new partners, Transwap. TranSwap is a fintech company which empowers global business growth by simplifying global payments and collections.

Rovco Announces Shift in Executive Team while CEO Targets Scale-Up Tech Company for Wider Industrial Robotics Market

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Simon Miller to head-up Rovco. Nick Boorman appointed Group CFO. Rovco Founder Brian Allen to be Group CEO and will lead Vaarst technologies into multiple sectors.

Bayes Centre Announces Cohort for EIE21

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The Bayes Centre is delighted to announce the 32 high growth data-driven tech start-ups selected to take part in this year’s virtual EIE21.

Fifteen Pioneering Start-Ups Selected for AI Accelerator

Fifteen start-ups addressing a wide range of pressing global, business and health issues have been selected from applicants across the world to join the Post-Covid AI Accelerator.

RSE launches two funding initiatives to kick-start academic research in response to pandemic and climate change

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The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s national academy, this week announced two new funding calls to help tackle two of the world’s most urgent challenges: the impact of Covid-19 and climate change.

Neurolabs awarded funding by Scottish Enterprise

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Bayes partner, Neurolabs, has been awarded grant funding by Scottish Enterprise to aid with the development of their synthetic data for computer vision platform.

Rovco Delivers Record 2020 as it Plans for 2021 Growth

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Rovco Sees 286% Revenue Increase, Significant Employee Growth, New Technology Milestones, Key Renewable Contracts and More

Incremental Group acquires Redspire

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Incremental Group accelerates its position in the UK financial services market with acquisition

Rovco Signs Subsea Contract for Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

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Rovco, a leading provider of ROV and hydrographic services, combining innovative robotic platforms and cutting-edge technology, signs contract to perform subsea work on Scotland's largest operational Offshore Wind Farm, Beatrice.

Call for Data Study Group challenges related to the theme of dementia

The Alan Turing Institute are seeking a range of research questions (challenges) across disciplines to better understand dementia-causing disorders.

Edinburgh’s Post-Covid AI Accelerator - applications open! (Deadline 21/01/21)

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Are you a data-driven AI scaleup looking to make an impact post-Covid? AI-focused entrepreneurs across the UK and beyond can now apply to DDI’s 6-month Post-Covid AI Accelerator

Call for applications: Reinforcement Learning Study Group

The Alan Turing Institute Data Study Groups are proud to introduce the first methodological themed event, an adaptation of the Data Study Group model, taking place in February 2021.

Upskilling and development in 2021

Upskilling ensures employees' skillsets won't become obsolete, and shows your people you care about their careers and their futures and boosts morale. Employees who have training and development opportunities are happier in their roles and have a brighter outlook on their future with the company.