New Culture Committee Membership Agreed at Scottish Parliament

The culture committee is one of the key points of engagement for Scotland's creative industries at a parliamentary level. All of the parliamentary committees were dissolved in the run up to the Scottish elections in May 2021. They are now being re-established, with new convenors elected. On Thursday 17th June, the Scottish Parliament agreed on... Continue Reading →

Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review: Advisory Board Named

The first meeting has taken place of the Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review Advisory Board to implement the recommendations from the 2020 Logan Report.

CivTech 6 Challenges Open – Games & Interactive Companies Wanted…

CivTech 6 Challenges Open - Help find digital & interactive solutions to the public sector challenges facing Scotland (and the world).

£7M UK Global Screen Fund Opens

The UK Global Screen Fund is a £7 million, one-year pilot fund designed to boost international development and distribution opportunities for the UK’s independent screen sectors, including film, TV, videogames and animation.

Creative Industries Fund Opens: £25K For Creative Business Growth

The Creative Industries Fund is a new opportunity for small and micro creative businesses in the UK to access up to £25K for business growth.

Dundee Selected As 5G Testbed

Dundee City Council, in collaboration with local and national organisations, are working on making the Tayside city a 5G testbed. This news comes at a time where the S5GConnect programme is set to build a new 5G hub in Dundee The city will be the next location for an innovation hub form the Scotland 5G... Continue Reading →

Mark Logan To Lead Scotland’s £7M Tech-Focused Recovery

Mark Logan appointed to lead £7M programme to implement his groundbreaking 2020 Review, to make Scotland's digital technology ecosystem more successful.

Scotland’s New Digital Strategy

The Digital Directorate of the Scottish government recently published A Changing Nation: How Scotland Will Thrive In A Digital World, a new strategy which sets out the country's ambitions for a more inclusive digital society.

UKIE Submits Proposals For UK Games Growth

UKIE has submitted a number of proposals to the UK government, ahead of the forthcoming budget (March 3rd), aimed at helping the UK games industry to grow significantly in the coming years.

Codeplay Secures US Government Super Computer Contract

Codeplay, the Edinburgh-based AI company has signed a deal with the US government to help build the next generation of supercomputers. Codeplay will work with the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in partnership with the Argonne Leadership Computing Faculty. The new generation of computing will enable researchers... Continue Reading →

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