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Andy Murray turns focus to global health as he becomes an ambassador for Scotland’s Digital Health & Care Institute

Andy Murray turns focus to global health as he becomes an ambassador for Scotland’s Digital Health & Care Institute

Wednesday, 20th July 2016
Andy Murray in tennis gear looking at camera

International tennis superstar Andy Murray has teamed up with one of Scotland’s leading innovation centres to highlight the potential of technology to provide more efficient and effective health and care services in the UK and across the world.

The Data Lab MSc doubles in size for 2016/17

Tuesday, 19th July 2016
Banner for The Data Lab MSc

Last year marked the first milestone in The Data Lab’s Skills and Education efforts, with the launch of The Data Lab MSc programme. We are proud to announce that The Data Lab MSc programme is back bigger and stronger for the 2016/17 academic year.

Non-medicinal sea lice control takes another step forward

Friday, 1st July 2016
Photo of group at Lumpfish launch

The drive to control sea lice through non-medicinal approaches has taken another step forward with the start of a new £2.12m lumpsucker project, co-funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC).

New DataFest cooking after Data Talent Scotland success

Wednesday, 29th June 2016
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On Wednesday 16th March, The Data Lab, MBN Solutions and WeAreTheFuture hosted the first edition of Data Talent Scotland, an event for anyone and everyone studying, working or just plain interested in Data Science in Scotland.

The Digital Health & Care Institute is participating in TITTAN, a European project to foster innovation in the Health Sector

Friday, 10th June 2016
Elderly Japanese couple jogging through trees

Active and Healthy Aging are a common challenge through Europe, and within TITTAN, 7 European regions have come together to improve the quality and performance of their Regional Health Care Systems through knowledge exchange and innovation.

Stirling-supported sea lice control project scoops innovation award

Wednesday, 8th June 2016
Photo of shoal of small fish Sea Farms, an industry partner of both the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) and the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture, has been crowned winner of the Scottish Food & Drink Excellence Award for Innovation for its pioneering sea lice control project.

Innovative approach to ultrasound could increase salmon harvest volumes.

Sunday, 29th May 2016
Fishermen working on nets

The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has launched the first of its Rapid Response projects with an initiative that will explore the potential of a novel approach to ultrasound to delouse farmed salmon and, ultimately, increase harvest volumes.

Dingwall-based SME aces the SAIC Aquaculture Innovation Award.

Friday, 27th May 2016
Receiving an award

Ace Aquatec, the Dingwall-based SME responsible for the Hume Stunner Universal (HSU), has been announced winner of the inaugural Aquaculture Innovation Award, sponsored by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC).

Study identifies new technologies to improve asset integrity.

Tuesday, 24th May 2016
High resolution image of fibers

In the critical area of offshore asset integrity, a new study published by Oil & Gas UK today (May 23) promises to broaden awareness of the array of technologies developed and deployed successfully by the industry and other sectors which could be used to great effect.

Tech Tuesday: Decommissioning will bring technical challenges… and opportunities

Tuesday, 24th May 2016
Colourful cogs and wheels

The burgeoning decommissioning sector will bring technical challenges and opportunities that the North Sea supply chain are well placed to exploit.

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