Get Involved

THERE ARE A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT WAYS YOU CAN ENGAGE WITH THE DATA LAB, DEPENDING ON YOUR ORGANISATION AND WHAT YOU DO – FROM COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS TO DEVELOPING YOUR IN-HOUSE DATA SCIENCE SKILLS.

If you’re a start-up or small business

The Data Lab can give you access to data science resources and a like-minded community, or potentially project funding.

And don’t worry if you don’t have any data or existing relationships with a university or public service organisation. If you have the right idea, we can help you find the right partner.

So whether it’s a short-term project to prove a concept that will disrupt an existing sector or a long-term plan to create a new sector, get in touch with The Data Lab today.

If you’re a mid-sized or large business

If you want access to leading data science techniques and technology or data partners to drive innovation to protect or grow the market you operate in then The Data Lab can work with you.

We’ll help you to engage with academia, whether it’s for a quick-start funded project or longer term research programmes where your staff will be able to work closely with world-class researchers.

Or if you just want access to the data science community and give your talent the opportunity to learn and share experiences through our training events and courses then get in touch with The Data Lab today.

If you’re a Scottish university, researcher or academic

The Data Lab is here to support all of Scotland’s universities. The main hubs are in Aberdeen (Robert Gordon University), Edinburgh (University of Edinburgh) and Glasgow (University of Glasgow), and we are actively engaged through the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA).

We’re here to help Scottish universities attract and retain research capabilities and match them with a business or public service organisation so you can use data science skills and experience to bring your ideas to fruition.

So if you’re a Scottish university, you can apply for funding for collaborative innovation projects and to develop courses including online, MSc and EngD courses. Get in touch with us today.

If you’re a public sector organisation

The Data Lab works in collaboration with public sector organisations to promote the use of data science for the effective use and management of public sector data, both to improve service delivery and to help economic growth.

If you want to explore a partnership with academia or business, The Data Lab will help to match your public sector organisation with a business and/or academic institution.

Or if you work for a public sector organisation that’s making data available through various ‘open data’ initiatives, we can help you be part of the data science community and help you share what your doing with business and academia. Contact The Data Lab today.

Please contact us to find out more about how The Data Lab can help you.


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