Data Science: Where Do I Start?

The TVAI Hub hosted an online event about Data Science: Where Do I Start? on Wednesday 30th September 2020.

With guests speakers Andrew Sivanesan - Data Science Specialist at NATS and president of globeAll, and Ella Cockerell - Business Development Lead, IoT, EMEA & Vice Chair of Women @ Microsoft Board at Microsoft, "Data Science: Where Do I Start?" -covers a recent journey in building a data science skill set highlighting the useful resources available and the pitfalls to avoid.

 

AI in Intellectual Property

The TVAI Hub hosted an online event about AI in Intellectual Property on Wednesday 15th July 2020.

Artificial intelligence law and the use of technology within the legal profession have been recent hot topics. Hear from 2 experts as they explore the legal framework around AI creativity and the extent to which AI programmes might be considered the legal author of literary or artistic works that they create.

If you have questions about this talk or anything else relating to AI, machine learning, or big data in the Thames Valley, please get in touch on tvaihub@reading.ac.uk.

 

AI in the Knowledge Transfer Network

The TVAI Hub hosted an online event about AI in the Knowledge Transfer Network on Wednesday 17th June 2020.

Dr. Caroline Chibelushi, Knowledge Transfer Manager for Artificial Intelligence, joined us to explain what KTN does and how the organisation can help your business. The Knowledge Transfer Network is Innovate UK’s network partner whose primary focus is connecting people in order to accelerate innovation. By linking new ideas and opportunities with expertise, markets and finance through their network of businesses, universities, funders and investors, KTN helps businesses to innovate and grow, capturing maximum value from innovative ideas, scientific research and creativity.

If you have questions about this talk or anything else relating to AI, machine learning, or big data in the Thames Valley, please get in touch on tvaihub@reading.ac.uk.

 

AI in Urban Planning & Transport

The TVAI Hub hosted an online event about AI in Urban Planning & Transport on Wednesday 13th May 2020.

Lecturer in Architecture at University of Reading; John Harding , joined us to provide a brilliant talk on 'Architecture and AI: when (not) to trust a machine'.

We were also joined by Director of Transport and Infrastructure at Stantec; Scott Witchalls, who provided a fantastic talk on 'Urban Planning and Transport – What does the Future look like and When will it arrive?'

 

What's Going On...

KTPs: Bridging the gap between Business and Academia

24th February 2021

10:00-11:30am

Are you looking for an Academic partner to support your company to innovate and grow?

The KTP scheme enables a business to bring in new skills and the latest academic thinking to deliver a specific, strategic innovation project through a knowledge-based partnership.

At this event you’ll hear from 3 companies at different stages of their KTP who will explain why they committed to the programme, what they are looking to achieve and how these expectations are being met.

There will be plenty of time to ask questions and explore why a KTP could be right for you.

 Location: 
Online Webinar 

Find out more and register here.

 

 

 

 

 

UKRI Funding Leader Fellowship

You can apply for up to £1.5 million to support your research or innovation and develop your career through UKRI. 

The Future Leadership Fellowships enable businesses to develop the leadership potential of an employee through a challenging innovation or research projects. Funding is typically worth up to £1.5 million over four years to cover salaries and operational costs, but applicants may apply for more or less.

The closing date for applications is the 10th December (recurring). 

Read more about this on the UKRI site here.

 

 

KTN Funding Opportunities

The KTN are offering frequently updated news regarding business funding in the UK. This includes collaborative funding, knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP), SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative), grant funding, competitions, and innovation loans. 

Find more about the KTN's current funding opportunities here.