EIT Digital opens new office

Published: 19 September 2019

EIT Digital’s newest satellite office in Edinburgh has started making its impact felt with €2m of new investment to drive the commercialisation of innovative new digital products.

EIT Digital’s Scottish presence is based at the award-winning Bayes Centre in Edinburgh and has a full pan-Scotland remit. The Scotland office is led by Dr Martin Beaton, previously lead of the Cyber Security cluster.

We are very pleased with the initial engagement of Scotland’s digital economy with EIT Digital’s programs...

Morgan Gillis, UK director, EIT Digital

 

Innovation Minister Ivan McKee said: “Our vision is of a Scotland where innovation is an intrinsic part of our culture, society and economy and I am delighted that EIT Digital supports these aims. It aligns business and academia to raise the profile of our digital assets across Europe."

This is how Scotland will succeed, by having the public and private sector collaborating, pooling ideas to work towards a common goal of success, and continuing to connect with our European partners.

The new doctoral programs have been established at the University of Edinburgh with the aim of creating over 40 PhDs co-sponsored by EIT Digital and industry partners...

Full story via Scottish Business News

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