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The Innovation Centres: productive collaboration

Wednesday, 28th June 2017

Opening the door to innovation The potential of Scotland’s academic research base to help companies grow is immense. Businesses often know this, but do not know what to do about it.

Giving graduates a direct route into a career in aquaculture

Friday, 9th June 2017
Laboratory workers examining dead salmon

Graduates seeking a career in aquaculture now have a direct route into the sector, with the launch of a new collaboration between the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) and its industry partners.

Scottish mussel hatchery project receives international boost

Thursday, 8th June 2017
Two men holding mussels in front of sea

An innovative project to get Scottish mussels to spawn in a hatchery environment has received an international boost with a visit from Tasmanian partners Spring Bay Seafoods – operators of one of the world’s few commercial-scale mussel hatcheries.

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

Tuesday, 30th May 2017
Photo of hand writing with The Data Lab pen

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.

Aquaculture supply chain £1m innovation fund opens

Monday, 22nd May 2017
Photo of orange waterproofs hanging on pegs

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) working in the aquaculture supply chain in the Highlands and Islands can now apply to a £1 million innovation fund, which has opened for applications.

SAIC co-hosts International Cleaner Fish Summit in Glasgow

Monday, 8th May 2017
Photo of stand at International Cleaner Fish Summit 2017

The first ever International Cleaner Fish Summit is underway at the Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, co-hosted by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) in partnership with the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund (FHF).

Be part of the Cancer Innovation Challenge!

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
Photo of 3 women holding Cancer Innovation Challenge sign #DataSavesLives

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 Data Lab student

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.

Internet of Things: a revolution for society, not just industry

Wednesday, 29th March 2017
Internet of Things (IoT)

We are on the cusp of another industrial revolution and it is an altogether different prospect: connecting devices and developing cyber-physical systems.

SAIC champions importance of regional growth sectors to UK Industrial Strategy

Friday, 24th March 2017
Photo of Green Paper cover titled Building our Industrial Strategy

The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has given evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee as one of a panel of expert witnesses consulted on the recently published Green Paper, Building our Industrial Strategy.

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