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Mirage project wins at Scottish KE awards

Monday, 2nd March 2020

5th Scottish Knowledge Exchange awards The Mirage consortium – a partnership between Cascade Technologies, Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global, Gas Sensing Solutions Ltd , Amethyst Research Ltd , the University of Glasgow, Scottish Enterprise and CENSIS – won a ‘Highly Commended’ award at the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards. The ceremony was held in Edinburgh on 27 February 2020. Recognised…

Embracing the Internet of Things in Aquaculture

Tuesday, 28th January 2020

The remote locations of salmon farms can sometimes mean that communicating data can be difficult. Heather Jones, CEO of the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) discusses the benefits of IoT technologies for the fish farming industry with CENSIS, Innovation Centre for Sensing, Imaging and IoT. Aquaculture is already of huge importance to…

Scottish consortiums take giant leap forward for salmon gill health

Thursday, 10th January 2019

Two Scottish consortiums, backed by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC), are embarking on ambitious initiatives, valued at a combined £3.5 million, to improve gill health and resilience among farmed Atlantic salmon – one of the industry’s most significant challenges. The projects will bring together the expertise of a range of…

Scotland’s Invent Calendar

Tuesday, 11th December 2018

The people behind ‘Scotland is Now‘, the campaign showcasing the the benefits of living, working, studying or doing business in  Scotland, are introducing something a little different for the festive season. Each day throughout December, the site will share a different modern Scottish innovation. Forget about your traditional advent calendar, in…

Cabinet Secretary Ewing visits Orkney to see progress of new Cooke Aquaculture site

Thursday, 11th October 2018

(Kirkwall in Orkney): On Thursday, September 27th, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy, Fergus Ewing, visited Cooke Aquaculture’s Orkney headquarters in Kirkwall to hear about progress made at the company’s new high-energy salmon farming site at East Skelwick, North Sound, Westray. The development of high-energy sites forms an…

CENSIS welcomes £6M IoT Scotland programme

Wednesday, 12th September 2018

Businesses in Scotland are set to benefit from the most advanced IoT network in the UK as part of a £6 million project, launched by Scottish Government Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy Kate Forbes MSP. The project, called IoT Scotland, will see the rollout of a LoRa Network across the…

IBioIC announces call for abstracts for 5th Annual Conference

Wednesday, 15th August 2018

IBioIC has launched a Call for Abstracts for their 5th Annual Conference, ‘Industrial Biotechnology for a Sustainable Future’. The conference will take place at the University of Strathclyde’s Technology Innovation Centre, in Glasgow, on 30th and 31st January 2019. IBioIC19 is set to be the Centre’s biggest and best conference yet, and the…

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…

CENSIS targets better security on smart devices

Tuesday, 14th August 2018

As our homes fill with smart TVs, lights, kettles and even smart toys, concerns are rising about the security of internet-connected devices. From talking teddy bears to car security systems to healthcare devices such as pacemakers, there is concern that hackers may too easily access and exploit our private data.…

Innovation centres kick off FUTUREquipped programme

Thursday, 5th July 2018

Programme will pilot innovation strategy for colleges and key industries in Scotland

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