A world-renowned robotics expert at The University of Edinburgh was one of the judges on BBC Two’s 2016 Robot Wars TV series. Sethu Vijayakumar, Professor of Robotics at the university’s School of Informatics and Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Robot...
Edinburgh has the most active tech innovation community outside London, according to a new index published by the Open Date Institute showing the most active innovation communities in the UK by industry sector.
Musselburgh-based space technology specialist Astrosat uses satellite data to diagnose or predict problems on earth and recently took part in the Armstrong Space Symposium at The Ohio State University.
Fuelled by record demand for high-quality office space, a thriving visitor economy, international student appeal and an attractive quality of life, it’s no wonder Edinburgh attracts developer interest from around the globe.
Imagine if every light bulb in the world could transmit data at ultrafast speeds? The global bandwidth shortage would be wiped out overnight as light sources are mobilised as wireless communication devices.
The most prosperous UK city outside of London, with lower unemployment and higher disposable income, as well as the second highest GVA in the UK, Edinburgh packs a powerful economic punch for its compact size.
Edinburgh may seem small in terms of total population, but with its global reputation as the world’s festival city, and four highly regarded universities, it consistently underlines its credentials as a world-class city.
Edinburgh, with its highly educated workforce, booming tech sector, renowned quality of life and unmatched cultural offer, acts as an increasingly powerful magnet on young, talented and creative individuals from across the globe.