The Data Lab enables industry, the public sector and world-class academics to innovate and develop new data science capabilities in a collaborative environment. The Data Labs core mission is to generate significant economic, social and scientific value from data for Scotland.
Big data represents a huge growth opportunity with 90% of all the data in the world created in the past two years. Companies that use ‘big data’ are five times as likely to make decisions faster than market peers; and organisations using advanced data are twice as likely to be sector leaders. We estimate there is £17 billion of new revenue opportunity within Scotland alone for new data solutions and we can help your organisation benefit from these opportunities.
The Data Lab is unique by working across all sectors.
With hubs in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, The Data Lab is focused on building relationships locally and delivering a range of activities that span three key areas:
Backed by £11.3 million of public investment, The Data Lab Team expert team will actively kick-start, fund and deliver collaborative innovation projects, develop data science talent, and bring the data science community together in Scotland.
Innovation Centre (SMS-IC)
Centre for Sensor and
Imaging Systems (CENSIS)