Bayes Centre


Bayes provides a membership scheme that allows external organisations to be part of a wider community of students, research-active academic staff and other businesses operating in a data-centric field.

Our mission is to make Edinburgh the data capital of Europe which is why we are keen to collaborate with businesses who are using disruptive data technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, NLP, Blockchain, Quantum, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (amongst others!) to deliver impact through innovation.

We can offer collaborative working space to help your business benefit from colocation with students, research-active academic staff and other businesses operating in these fields. Our membership option not only offers flexibility for growing businesses to benefit from access to talent and facilities, but also provides the opportunity for your business to grow through:

  • Access to Communities of Interest;
  • Opportunities for Student placements within your business, and sponsorship of studentships;
  • A Scale Up Accelerator (subject to application) which provides a programme of tech and business entrepreneurship training as well as offering access to investor networks – find out more;
  • Engage Invest Exploit (subject to application) – which continues to grow every year – offering tech businesses the opportunity to pitch to a host of investors keen to be part of tech innovation. It is already the largest tech showcase event in the UK outside of London;
  • Collaborative projects with academics ensuring responsible adoption of emerging tech and providing the opportunity for all parties to learn by application in new contexts;
  • Access to data services enabled through the Edinburgh International Data Facility.

Membership provides hot desking facilities including WIFI, access to meeting rooms, facilities such as kitchens and cycle storage, inclusion on the Bayes website, mailing lists and social media feeds (for relevant events/posts you would like to share with the distribution list). Options for dedicated desks and office space are also available for longer-term partnerships.

Take the first step to becoming a member today by completing the application form.

Further information and application form

Related links

Member & Partner Directory

Further information on Partnership options

Member & Partner Testimonials

Bayes Corporate Accelerator

Engage Invest Exploit

Edinburgh International Data Facility

Current Members


auticon logo
auticon is an award winning international IT and data consulting services company and social enterprise.

BigML Alba Labs

Big ML logo
Machine Learning made beautifully simple for everyone

Centre for Future Infrastructure

Centre for Future Infrastructure logo
The Centre aims to be an intellectual hub for ideas, and a workshop for forging those ideas into practical opportunities and applications, bringing together stakeholders from across the University sector, industry, government and beyond


CogniHealth logo
Living better with dementia

FinTech Scotland

FinTech Scotland logo
Enabling fintech companies of all sizes to start, scale up, develop and prosper

Houston We Have

Houston We Have Large Logo
Decision intelligence, the final stage of the AI process: artificial support for human decisions, in a transparent ‘glass box’ fashion, overcoming complex, evolving risks to achieve the right outcomes

Incremental Group

Incremental Group logo
Digital technology company Incremental is a Microsoft Inner Circle member, and one of the fastest-growing Dynamics partners in the UK.


IntelliDigest logo
At intelliDigest, we seek to develop the most fulfilling, innovative, secure and profitable experience for our customers as we work with them to solve the global food waste challenge.


Jearni logo
Jearni helps individuals and organisations ‘learn how to learn’


Ocyan logo
Ocyan enables the disruption of traditional industries with emerging technologies by providing an end-to-end Cloud Operating System for enterprise blockchains is only the beginning.


Oodls logo
Platform for buying and selling authentic visual content from Instagram.


PicoJar logo
A screenshot based note-taking app that helps you capture, retain and make use of your personal knowledge.


SageCity logo
SageCity optimize the efficiency of processes within businesses and create new revenue streams. All with blockchain and sidechain technology.

Space Intelligence Ltd

space intelligence logo
Space Intelligence supports Nature Based Solutions to Climate Change, by providing information from satellite data analytics.

The Data Lab - Industrial Doctorates

Data Lab logo
The Data Lab is Scotland’s Innovation Centre for data and AI.  Our mission is to help Scotland maximise value from data and lead the world to a data powered future


Trace logo
Trace helps organisations protect the data that matters. It’s clever compliance with global Data Protection regulations like the GDPR through Trace's intuitive SaaS platform, expert services and innovative digital learning.

Trade in Space Ltd.

Trade in Space Ltd. logo
Trade in Space provides a financial service product that enables a global peer-to-peer fair trade marketplace for farmers by harnessing the power of blockchain, AI and real-time data collected by satellites

Viapontica AI

Viapontica AI logo
An agile and experienced team of artificial intelligence, software engineers, business leaders and experience designers thriving in the heart of Edinburgh

ZIVA Robotics

ZIVA Robotics logo
ZIVA Robotics, formerly known as Casta Spes Technologies, build autonomous robotic vehicles that provide accountable, accessible & affordable security

Member & Partner Testimonials

Past Members & Partners

Member & Partner Directory