Bayes Centre, The University of Edinburgh


The Bayes Centre is the University of Edinburgh’s Innovation Hub for Data Science and AI, providing data science education, supporting tech entrepreneurship, and industrially driven, multidisciplinary research and design.

Our community offers a unique combined capability in terms of academic and technology expertise, business networks and innovation support as our academics, students and industry partners work side by side to create value from the use of AI and data.

We help companies to connect with and harness the University’s world-leading academic excellence in mathematical, computational, engineering and natural sciences. This multidisciplinary approach gives our partners access to research across the University as well as to novel technologies, labs and facilities.

Our entrepreneurial programmes include:
• Venture Builder Incubator; providing researchers with the skills and knowledge to realise the commercial potential of their work.
• AI Accelerator; enhancing data driven scaleups with business skills development, connections to partnerships, access to world-class facilities and introductions to investment.