Letting academia work on your data problems – Data Lab

Letting academia work on your data problems – Data Lab Friday, February 12, 2016Data Lab is a Scottish government funded body which will help connect academic data experts with industry’s data problems.The Scottish Funding Council, a Scottish body which promotes higher education, has set up ‘The Data Lab’, an organisation to connect academic data scientists with the oil and gas and financial industries, solving industry problems.Data Lab is based and administered from the University of Edinburgh, but it has an office in Aberdeen, based at Robert Gordon University (RGU). It works together with Scottish Enterprise.There is a similar organisation serving healthcare, called the Digital Health Institute, also funded by the Scottish Funding Council.Data Lab welcomes data challenges from both the ‘private and public sector,’ he said Duncan Hart, business development…


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