To help Scotland become as a global leader in data and AI innovation and skills development, The Data Lab Innovation Centre, has been awarded long-term investment from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC). The Data Lab, Scotland’s innovation centre for data and AI, is one of four innovation centres selected by SFC to be funded to […]
Ahead of marking ten years since its inception, The Data Lab, Scotland’s innovation centre for data and AI, has published an impact report outlining its benefits to the Scottish economy and job creation. Boosting the data and AI sector The impact report outlines how The Data Lab has been central to generating £200m in additional […]
AI technology is evolving at an incredible pace with a raft of new solutions continually being brought to the market. However, while the benefits that AI could provide are apparent, many business leaders are at risk of being overwhelmed by the practical application of AI for their organisation. To address these concerns, The Data Lab […]
Five Scottish primary schools have won The Data Lab’s inaugural Data Visualisation competition. Announced today at Data Summit, The Data Lab’s flagship conference, it was revealed that the schools in East Lothian, Fife, Scottish Borders and West Lothian collectively scooped the top prize in the competition which garnered entries from around the world. Their entry […]
Nearly 600 delegates will gather at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre today for The Data Lab’s Data Summit. They’ll hear how data and AI influence the human condition from culture to net zero, privacy to disinformation, and religion to space travel. The most diverse Data Summit to date, titled “The AI Renaissance: how is it […]
We are excited to announce two new official partners to our partnership programme: Forth Point and Research Data Scotland. The Data Lab’s partnership initiative offers a variety of benefits, including access to conferences, recruitment opportunities for top-tier talent, and exclusive engagement within our vibrant online community dedicated to data and AI. Promoting data access for […]
Edinburgh Napier project LastingAsset has been awarded £220k from Scottish Enterprise and The Data Lab. A fantastic development is underway at Edinburgh Napier University as their innovative project, LastingAsset, receives a generous boost of £220,000 in funding. This exciting endeavour aims to tackle the growing menace of phone-based impersonation and imposter scams, causing significant financial […]
The Data Lab Community’s Data Visualisation Challenge has landed! We’re looking for everyone from seasoned data visualisers who know D3 and Tableau like the back of their hands to those looking to dip their toes into this exciting craft for the first time. Entering the challenge will allow you to take your skills to the next level, demonstrate your abilities and raise your profile in front of a global data and AI community.
Speakers from the Vatican and NASA are amongst a stellar lineup confirmed for The Data Lab’s flagship event, Data Summit, later this year.
Data Summit is part of Scotland’s biggest data and AI event, DataFest, a festival of innovation dedicated to showcasing the world’s foremost voices in data and AI. The 2023 event has been titled “The AI Renaissance: how is it shaping the human experience?” and, in a time where artificial intelligence is at the forefront of public discourse, will explore how the technology is impacting all areas of our lives – from culture to net zero, privacy to disinformation, and religion to space travel.
In the realm of corporate sustainability, the focus often hones in on carbon emissions, energy consumption, and the path to NetZero achievements. Yet, a significant aspect remains in the shadows: materials usage and waste management, an essential yet often overlooked factor in our pursuit of sustainability. While carbon emissions and energy conservation rightfully command attention, […]