Big data and medical robotics funding boost as Chinese President visits Imperial

A Chinese business has donated GBP3 million to Imperial’s Data Science Institute and Hamlyn Centre, as President Xi Jinping visits the College. Imperial College London and innovation are synonymous – Mr Zhenxin Zhang Chairman of China UCF Group The gift from financial services firm China UCF Group will provide support for big data research at the Data Science Institute and for medical robotics work at the Hamlyn Centre.  China UCF Group, telecommunications firm Keybridge and China Construction Bank International (CCBI) are to provide continued support to research and innovation conducted by the two Imperial centres.  Mr Zhenxin Zhang, Chairman of China UCF Group, said:“Imperial College London and innovation are synonymous. It is an honour to support the College’s world-class research in data science and medical robotics. Our UCF Group, affiliated companies…


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