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...

R&D Grant Funding through Innovate UK

21st October 2020 
10:00-11:30am 

If you’re a technology or innovation based small or mid-sized business planning to develop new products, processes or technology services, this briefing will help you learn more about what grants are available, are they right for you & how to apply for them?

Save time by hearing from someone who knows the ropes and helps organisations like yours apply for a share of £millions of financial support that’s available from Innovate for the development of world-class technologies.

Sarah Werts and Carol McAnally from the University of Reading, will help you navigate your way through the innovation funding ecosystem. In their presentation, they will share their knowledge of the InnovateUK grant funding landscape, including Smart Grants, loans, KTPs, Catapults, Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, and offer hints and tips on how to write a good application to increase your chances of securing such funding for your own business. They will also describe some of the ways you can work with the university to help your business thrive.

Location: 
Online Webinar 

Find out more and register here.

 

 

 

 

 

Human-Compatible AI Part 2: A Virtual Event with MKAI 

22nd October 2020 
17:00-19:00 

 An in-depth event looking at Artificial Intelligence Augmentation, Disruption and Control. 

Find out more and register 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.