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The University of Edinburgh and PST Inc.

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The University of Edinburgh and PST Inc. announce their commitment to research a novel methodology for monitoring cognitive health through a UK-Japan industrial engagement, supported by the UK’s Medical Research Council and the Bayes Centre, the University of Edinburgh.

The Software Sustainability Institute turns 10

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The Software Sustainability Institute is celebrating 10 years of promoting better software in research.

Creative Informatics Innovation Showcase 2020

Celebrating innovation across the creative industries in Edinburgh and beyond.

Building a New Wiki Smart City Sustainability Digital Platform for Cities and Citizens; Led by Global Thought Leaders and Top Universities’

Led by Ztudium Group, citiesabc brings together industry, public sector and academia in a digital wiki smart cities platform to empower global cities, universities and citizens through utilisation of emerging and disruptive technologies.

DDI Covid-19 Response and Recovery Small Grant Funding

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In April 2020, as one part of DDI's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Data-Driven Innovation Programme allocated up to £200,000+ in small grants to enable staff and students at them to apply data-driven-innovation ideas in support of communities, services and businesses in the Edinburgh and South-East Scotland Region.

Industry Innovation and Entrepreneurship PhD Event

Bringing industry, talented students and academics together to collaborate on opportunities for value through data technologies is core to our mission and community at Bayes and was the reason behind the Industry Innovation and Entrepreneurship Networking Event.

Edinburgh Innovations: Now is the time to innovate

Edinburgh Innovations, the University’s commercialisation service, has streamlined procedures and launched new initiatives to help researchers and commercial organisations collaborate to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic and build resilience in the private and public sectors.

Podcasts shine light on Edinburgh’s space data strengths

The potential of Edinburgh to become the space data capital of Europe is the focus of a new podcast series delivered by Dr Murray Collins and the Space and Satellites Innovation Team.

Legal Utopia To Join Silicon Valley Accelerator - Borderless Series - By Founders Embassy

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Legal Utopia, one of the start-ups part of the third cohort on the Bayes Accelerator Programme have been confirmed as one of the international start-ups to join the Borderless Series intensive accelerator delivered by Founders Embassy in Silicon Valley, USA.

University Space Team Sign Launch Partnership

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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.

CSE Schools and Dukosi Collaboration

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‘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

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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.


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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

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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.

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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

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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.


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