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Bayes Centre News: Bayes Centre launches their new 2022 Startup Survey

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The survey, which is being launched by the University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre in partnership with the Freer Consultancy, will examine how startups are navigating their way out of pandemic times.

Bayes Centre News: New MOOC seeks to explain the place of AI in society

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A new Una Europa MOOC provided as a collaboration between the University, of Edinburgh, University of Helsinki and University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne has launched, to create critical awareness of the basics of Ai and it associated ethical issues.

Bayes Centre News: Retinal examination can predict heart attack risk

Routine eye screening combined with genetic data could offer insight into individual’s heart health and risk of illness.

Partner News: Rovco Commences Year 3 of Agreement on Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

For the third year running, Rovco, a leading provider of offshore subsea and survey solutions, has been awarded a contract to carry out work on the Beatrice offshore wind farm.

Bayes Centre News: Climate crisis focus of NASA chief’s visit with Edinburgh experts

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson visited the University of Edinburgh today to meet staff and students and share insights about sustainability and space.

Partner News: Rovco Charters Glomar Worker for Offshore Wind Projects

Rovco has further bolstered its fleet to support its growth in offshore wind.

Bayes Centre News: Edinburgh’s World Leading Ranking Confirmed

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Recent results from the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) has solidified Edinburgh’s position as one of the UK’s leading research universities.

Bayes Centre News: Tidal Blade Facility to be at leading edge of green energy testing

The world’s first rapid testing facility for tidal turbine blades, which researchers say can speed up development of marine energy technologies while helping to reduce costs, has opened for business.

Partner News: Rovco makes key appointment to advance global survey business following £15.2m investment

Rovco has appointed Craig Davis to the new key role of Global Account Director – Survey, as it moves to further accelerate the growth of its core capabilities and portfolio of offshore survey solutions.

Partner News: SPRINT awards grants from UK Space Agency funding to support business collaborations with devolved nations universities

The national SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support programme has awarded its latest set of grants to four UK businesses, enabling them to collaborate with Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) from the Devolved Nations.

Bayes Centre News: Space and Satellites innovation seed-funding call

Thanks to strategic funding from the College of Science and Engineering (CSE), The Bayes Centre has been allocated up to £30,000 for small grants to enable University staff working in collaboration with industrial partners to convene and support partnerships that develop major funding bids for R&D investment in Space and Satellites (S&S) with a strong Data Science or Artificial Intelligence (AI) underpinning. Please note this is for internal University of Edinburgh applicants only.

Bayes Centre News: EIE London event at LSE strengthens “gateway to global investment and finance” for Scotland’s most innovative companies

EIE London hosted by First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, with other keynote addresses on the day including by the Lord Mayor, City of London, Vincent Keaveny and LSE CEO Julia Hoggett.

Bayes Centre News: Bayes Centre welcomes a delegation from 10 companies as part of Canada Space Mission

The Bayes Centre was pleased to host a delegation from 10 companies as part of Canada Space Mission.

Partner News: £12k of funding available for creatives, entrepreneurs and startups now!

Applications are open now for the next round of Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs.

Partner News: Rovco to invest in SMD’s new EV Work Class ROV system

Rovco is a Bayes Centre partner, they are an innovative subsea technology company headquartered in Bristol, UK with offices in Edinburgh. World leading subsea equipment manufacturer Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) and intelligent offshore services provider Rovco Ltd have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for next generation EV Work Class ROV (WROV) technology.

High growth tech companies selected for EIE22

Edinburgh, 14 March 2022 - The EIE Investor Readiness Programme, delivered by the Bayes Centre at the University of Edinburgh, has announced a list of 36 high growth tech businesses selected for EIE22.

The Bayes Centre welcomes a new Member: aerospace company HyImpulse

The Bayes Centre is delighted to welcome aerospace company HyImpulse to our roster of members.

International Women's Day: Interview with our Director of Data Science Education, Teresa Ironside, MBA

International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political accomplishments of women worldwide. This International Women's Day, we spoke to our Director of Data Science Education, Teresa Ironside, about her role at the Bayes Centre and what International Women's Day means to her. 

The Bayes Centre welcomes a new Member: home energy efficiency start-up Snugg

The Bayes Centre is delighted to welcome home energy efficiency start-up Snugg to our roster of members.

Bayes Centre News: The University of Edinburgh partners with leading coding education institution, HyperionDev

New Online Data Science, Software Engineering, and Full-Stack Web Development courses are expected to be offered to those looking to upskill or pivot in their careers.

Bayes Centre News: The Bayes Centre celebrates the contributions and work of Alan Turing

As part of this year’s LGBTQ+ history month, we want to highlight the life and work of an important historical figure – Alan Turing, a computer scientist widely known for cracking the Enigma Code, which helped to put an end to the Second World War. Persecuted for his sexual orientation, Alan Turing’s life and work is an important example of the contributions that LGBTQ+ people have made to our society.

The Bayes Centre welcomes a new Member: leading coding institution, HyperionDev

The Bayes Centre is pleased to welcome tech education provider HyperionDev to our roster of members. HyperionDev has helped thousands of career-focussed professionals acquire programming skills through intensive coding bootcamps that immerse learners with practical ways to learn code.

Partner News: University of Edinburgh Partners with Space Firm – Space-specialist agency will collaborate with “Space University”

A LEADING light of the UK’s space industry has signed a contract with The University of Edinburgh to provide guidance for anyone looking to get involved in the emerging sector.

Partner News: Data driven decisions a focus for successful COVID-19 recovery

Smart Data Foundry paves the way for financial institutions to safely share data for societal and economic benefit

Partner News: TranSwap received Electronic Money Institution (EMI) authorisation in the United Kingdom

Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 10th February 2022 – TranSwap, a Singapore-based FinTech that helps businesses trade globally, announced today that it has received authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to conduct payment activities as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) in the United Kingdom.

Bayes Centre News: Bayes Centre becomes Official Nominator for The Earthshot Prize

A programme run by the Bayes Centre to support promising start-up companies, has been chosen as an Official Nominator for a prestigious environmental prize.

The EIE Investor Readiness Programme – Application Deadline Extended!

The Deadline for the EIE Investor Readiness Programme has been extended to the 23rd January 2022.