Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2018.
£ 5.640 Million

Artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things software provider Uptake was named today as a 2019 New Energy Pioneer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (NEF). The award was given to the company in acknowledgement of its ground-breaking discoveries in technologies fuelling the transition to a lower carbon economy and bringing new ideas for business models. “I’m proud of the […]

A new artificial intelligence created by the University of Queensland could transform the way aeroplane engine wear-and-tear is monitored, as well as improving insulin dosing for diabetics. The technology was developed by a team led by Dr Nigel Greenwood, an alumnus of the university and founder of Evolving Machine Intelligence (EMI), a platform focusing on showcasing […]

The global machine learning market is predicted to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 48.3% during the 2018-2023 period, according to a report by Research On Global Markets. The report presents forecasts value of the global machine learning market and provides key insights onto the factors driving and restricting market growth. The exponential […]

Google announced the second wave of startups selected for their Launch Accelerator program in India on Tuesday. The program is dedicated to support Indian startups that use technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to provide solutions addressing the nation’s core needs. The ten startups Google selected are based out of cities across […]

Search and language data services company Appen announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Silicon Valley’s based rival Figure Eight for around $428m. Both firms use crowdsourced labour pools to gather data, which is then used to train artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning tools. Appen, which has delivered investors a 158 […]

UK care management startup Karantis360 has joined forces with IBM to help build a new solution that uses sensors and artificial intelligence (AI) to enable people who need assistance to live more independently in their own homes. Together, the companies have developed an Internet of Things (IoT) approach that will collect data about the movements and […]

Cleveland Clinic has opened a new centre to improve the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, according to a press release by the Clinic. Launched by Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Analytics, the centre will focus on developing innovative clinical applications of AI and machine-learning technology to improve healthcare areas such as diagnostics, disease prediction and […]

Forty per cent of European start-ups classified as artificial intelligence (AI) start-ups don’t actually use the technology, according to a new study by London’s venture capital firm MMC. The study analysed the activity of about 2,830 AI start-ups in 13 EU countries, reviewing the activities, focus and funding of each company. The results showed that only […]

Researchers from Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center have utilised machine learning to visually grade tumour patterns and subtypes of lung adenocarcinoma. This classification plays an important role in prognosis and determination of treatment for lung cancer, but is a subjective and challenging task for scientists, given the unpredictability of cancerous cells. The team led by […]

2Operate and GomSpace, together with Aarhus University, are planning to use artificial intelligence (AI) solutions developed for the terrestrial telecom sector to manage future satellite constellations. To reach this goal, the partners have evaluated 2Operate’s existing AI-based 2Solve product using the GOMX-4 satellite mission by GomSpace and the Delfini-1 mission by Aarhus University. “It is very exciting for us […]

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