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Read the latest news and blogs from The Data Lab and Scotland’s data science community.

Applications for Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs now open

Applications for the second round of Resident Entrepreneurs are open now. If you are an individual or small team working in Edinburgh/South East Scotland that would like to develop an innovative creative product or service using data or data-driven technologies, you can apply for funding of up to £12,000 to support your work. Successful applicants

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Data Professionals – can you help STATWARS®?

STATWARS® are looking for volunteer data professionals to provide support, mentorship and industry context to schools. This is your chance to increase the visibility of data science within schools, empower teachers to lead their pupils in working with data, and to inspire the next generation of data professionals! What is STATWARS®? The STATWARS® vision is

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Calling all those interested in the potential of AI in healthcare!

On 24 September 2019, the Cancer Innovation Challenge, an initiative led by The Data Lab in collaboration with the Digital Health & Care Institute (DHI) and Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMS), will be celebrating the outcomes of an exciting project funded through its funding competition to find innovative data science solutions to improve cancer

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NTT DATA invites Scottish technology startups to enter its 10th Open Innovation Contest

Winning startups launch their innovative ideas with the support of NTT DATA’s global resources and client network NTT DATA has announced the launch of its 10th international Open Innovation Contest. The global technology leader invites startup businesses around the globe to submit ideas for new technologies that can make the world a better place. Worldwide, regional contests will

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CivTech 4.0 Challenge – absolutely anyone can apply!

Part of the Scottish Government’s Digital Directorate, CivTech® brings together public sector expertise and private sector creativity to solve real problems, develop new products and deliver better, faster and easier services for everyone. Central to the approach is co-production with the citizen through open challenges. An open challenge system is simply a process by which

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