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ZIVA Robotics Announced as a Deep Tech Pioneer!

We are excited to announce that our Bayes member, ZIVA Robotics (Casta Spes Technologies), has been announced as a deep tech pioneer for Hello Tomorrow’s Global Challenge 2020! They will be exhibiting their robot, ZIVA, in front of the world’s technical leadership in Paris in March!

Design Informatics Research Talks

Information regarding the semester two Design Informatics research talks have been announced!

Top Cultural Organisations Seek Solutions to Data-Driven Dilemmas

Challenges set by five of Edinburgh’s leading cultural organisations have been selected in the second round of Creative Informatics Challenge Projects, part of a £7.6m initiative that aims to transform the city’s creative industries through the innovative use of data.

The Number of Fintech Enterprises Continues to Grow as FinTech Scotland Reaches its Second Birthday

FinTech Scotland celebrates their second anniversary and confirmed that the number of innovative fintech SMEs based in Scotland has grown by over 60% from 72 to 119 over the last twelve months.

Historic University Hotel’s £4.6m Makeover Now Complete

A major refurbishment to modernise and refresh one of The University of Edinburgh’s hotels is now complete. Located within the peaceful landscaped grounds adjoining Holyrood Park, the 108-room Salisbury Green Hotel and Bistro has undergone a £4.6m renovation over the last year – with the final phase of the makeover within its Mansion House now finished.

Engage Invest Exploit (EIE)- Case Study

Supported by Scottish Enterprise & based in Edinburgh University’s, School of Informatics. Informatics Ventures delivers Engage Invest Exploit (EIE), a tech entrepreneur investor readiness programme for 50+ entrepreneurial start-ups to instil the knowledge and ambition to grow global businesses from Scotland.

Start-up Ocyan closes deal with Telefónica to provide Blockchain Infrastructure

Telefónica and Ocyan have just closed a commercial deal in which Ocyan becomes the infrastructure layer for Telefónica’s TrustOS, enabling the Telecom giant to deploy a blockchain solution in any cloud or data centre provider, for any underlying blockchain protocol, in a very agile and scalable way.

New centre for future leaders in Earth observation

A new research centre that will use satellite data and artificial intelligence to tackle global environmental changes has been launched.

Casta Spes Technologies Ltd

Find out more about our new member: Casta Spes Technologies Ltd

Wayra Demo Day Success

The Wayra Demo Day took place on Wednesday 11th December 2019 at the stunning Mansfield Traquair in Edinburgh.

Bayes Mozilla Global PhD Scholarships

The Bayes Centre and the School of Informatics are offering two scholarships for overseas (non-EU/UK) PhD students which we are able to provide due to generous support of the Mozilla Foundation as part of its efforts to making the internet a better place.

Unlocking data to accelerate the transformation of the UK’s energy system

UrbanTide is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Energy Systems Catapult. Their mission is to accelerate the transformation of the UK's energy system and ensure that UK businesses and consumers capture the opportunities of clean growth.