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Emotech’s Olly the Robot – with personality!

Emotech’s Olly the Robot – with personality!

Wednesday, 15th August 2018

We’re very excited about the latest innovative collaboration made possible by The Data Lab: Emotech’s Olly the robot. Olly is a showcase of Emotech’s AI technology and is the first step in demonstrating how conversation interfaces can be applied across various industry uses. In other words, Olly is a robot with…

The Data Lab

Wednesday, 28th June 2017

Generating value from data The Data Lab enables industry, the public sector and academia to innovate and develop new data science capabilities in a collaborative environment.

Boost to Data Talent in Scotland with The Data Lab MSc Scholarships

Tuesday, 30th May 2017

Following two successful years, The Data Lab will be expanding our MSc scholarship programme to 130 students for 2017/18. This represents an increase of over 40% from last year.

Be part of the Cancer Innovation Challenge!

Wednesday, 26th April 2017

A call for innovative data science solutions to improve cancer care in Scotland was launched at DataFest last month. The Cancer Innovation Challenge aims to inspire novel data and tech proposals to help Scotland become a world leading health system for people with cancer.

New Industrial Doctorate projects funded by The Data Lab

Wednesday, 26th April 2017

The first funding call for Data Science Industrial Doctorate programmes closed successfully at the beginning of this year and we are now excited to announce the funding recipients. Vacancies are now open for prospective doctoral students, and a new call for funding has been announced.

DataFest Attracts Global Data Leaders to UK

Tuesday, 24th January 2017

The Data Lab is behind the festival that takes place 20th to 24th March 2017 with a comprehensive programme events across Scotland promoting and celebrating data innovation under the banner #DataChangesEverything.

The Data Lab & CENSIS Launch CyberSecurity Call for projects

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

The Data Lab in conjunction with CENSIS is launching a sector specific call for projects, targeting the Cyber security services community in Scotland. We are looking for innovative and collaborative projects between an industry and/or public sector lead organisations, and academic partner(s).

Independent Review of Innovation Centres Programme

Monday, 24th October 2016

Innovation centres created by the Scottish Funding Council are safely on track to deliver economic benefit by driving collaboration between business and universities, a new report shows.

Inspiring innovation in Scotland – confidence will be the key

Tuesday, 16th August 2016

Ian Reid, Chief Executive of CENSIS talks about the state of innovation in Scotland after a debate with TEDx Glasgow 2016 delegates.

Win a FREE place at The Data Lab’s data science Boot Camp

Wednesday, 3rd August 2016

A free place on a pioneering Data Science Boot Camp training programme is being offered by specialist recruitment agency, MBN Solutions. Places on the much-anticipated course, aimed at upskilling those with raw analytical grounding into bona fide data scientists, are worth £7,000.

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