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University Space Team Sign Launch Partnership

A student-led satellite group from the University of Edinburgh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Responsive Access, a launch brokerage firm that participates in the European Space Agency Business Incubation programme, with a view to procuring a launch opportunity.

A collaboration between the Schools of Mathematics, Engineering and Dukosi has resulted in a paper.

‘Identification and machine learning prediction of knee-point and knee-onset in capacity degradation curves of lithium-ion cells’

Rovco Purchases Seaeye Leopard Work-Class ROV, expanding their service offering to customers

Rovco, one of the offshore energy industry’s leading providers of ROV and hydrographic services, coupled with artificial intelligence-based technology, have recently purchased a Saab Seaeye Leopard. This investment adds to their growing fleet of ROVs, expanding their subsea capability and capacity much further.


Viapontica AI and Cisco UK have teamed up to create SenseDistress. SenseDistress involves making the police cell into a connected environment to detect health risk in custody in a non-invasive way. This technology helps to monitor detained individuals to help keep them safe while they are in custody.

Launch of Data Skills Workforce Development Training

As part of The Bayes Centres continued commitment to the development and delivery of data-related training, the new Data Skills Workforce Development Training portfolio is launching in May 2020.

ICoT Conference 2020

On 27th February the IoT Service together with Bayes held our inaugural Intelligent Connected Things Conference (ICoT 2020) across Informatics Forum and the Bayes Centre. This was a very well attended event (170+) with a variety of attendees from academia, education, business and government communities.

Remote Working Team Photos

The Bayes Communications Team asked for screenshots of different teams working remotely to prove we truly are in this together.

Creative Informatics Small Research Grants

Creative Informatics have funding calls open at the moment for Connected Innovators, Resident Entrepreneurs, and CI Small Research Grants. We are also looking at how best we can support the wider creative community at this time through the delivery of remote workshops and events.

Covid-19: How are companies in Bayes trying to help? Sentinel is making progress.

New Startup, Sentinel from the Bayes Corporate Accelerator has made it through the 1st phase in the bid for Funding in the UK NHSX AI In Healthcare award, with the help of Bayes partner EPCC.

Report Showcases World of Work for Women in Data

The vital role of women in data science has been highlighted in a report showing the challenges facing women working in STEM. The stories and perspectives of 64 women were captured in a series of interviews for the Women in Data campaign.

EIE has long since been a champion of Women In Tech

It’s that time of year again – 50 young data driven entrepreneurial teams are refining their pitches and preparing to take to the stage in Edinburgh in front of an investor audience at this year’s EIE.

Civic Trust Award 2020

The Potterrow Development in Edinburgh wins a Civic Trust Award 2020.


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