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Edinburgh Post-Covid AI Accelerator – applications open now!

Applications are open now until 21 January for the Post-Covid AI Accelerator in Edinburgh. Financed by Scottish Funding Council through DDI, the Accelerator gives data-driven AI scaleups the chance to connect their ideas to the world and support a recovering society, through entrepreneurship.

AI-focused businesses from anywhere in the UK and beyond can now apply to DDI’s 6-month Accelerator, running from February to July 2021 based at the University of Edinburgh’s world-leading innovation and enterprise hub – the Bayes Centre.

Successful applicants will have access to:

●      A £7.5k grant

●      Covid-safe desk space at state-of-the-art Bayes Centre

●      A dedicated Accelerator Manager and 1-2-1 support

●      Access to the University’s top academic and commercial expertise

●      Links to investors, partners, mentors and business coaches through partnership with Scale Space – including in London

●      A place in Edinburgh’s community of like-minded entrepreneurs

●      Pipeline into Engage Invest Exploit 2021 – Scotland’s premier investment showcase event

●      A tailored programme for AI scaleups – access to open source data platforms

●      Access to recruit Edinburgh’s top data science talent

Last year’s participants experienced over £3.8M investment and generated over £3.1M revenue while participating in the programme. This programme will also be supported by Nile.

Applications are open until 21 January. Apply now!

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