The first Tourism Business Game Changer programme, developed in partnership by private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) and Scottish Enterprise, has been hailed a success with all 12 participating companies developing ambitious plans for growth.
Private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) announced at its annual event last night that it will be enhancing its investment in the transition of the North East of Scotland from an oil capital to a global energy capital. It has also committed £14.2 million, for which it has secured £42 million of match funding, over the past 3 years as it drives growth in the region’s other key sectors: digital; food, drink & agriculture; life sciences; tourism, and stimulating the entrepreneurial environment.
ONE Tech Hub, the new home for the digital tech and entrepreneurship community in the North East of Scotland, is now open after a £1.5 million investment to accelerate digital tech business growth and enhance the wider entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Industry and clinicians are set to collaborate in North East Scotland to develop artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to support fracture diagnosis in hospitals.
Opportunity North East (ONE) and the Scottish Government are co-funding a project to use machine learning to develop an AI solution for radiological diagnosis of limb fractures. They are investing up to £240,000 in innovative data analytics technology to improve front-line clinical decision making and patient management in unscheduled care facilities, such as accident and emergency departments.
A new programme has been designed to help food and drink businesses understand how digital technologies can deliver productivity improvements and process savings.
Developed by private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) and the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS), the Food & Drink Manufacturing 4.0 Academy will support food and drink businesses who are exploring digital manufacturing and process improvement to develop an action orientated practical roadmap that sets out the ‘Factory of the Future’ journey for their business.
8 May, 15 May, 23 May
1.30 – 4.30pm
Seminar room, Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen, Ashgrove Road West, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD
Are you a PhD, Post Doctoral or Staff Researcher with an interest in how to translate your work in healthcare or life sciences research into a commercial opportunity?
Opportunity North East in partnership with BioCity Group, is running a series of free workshops, suitable for anyone wishing to learn more about commercialisation and best practice tools and techniques to explore their own life science start-up.
Two senior figures from the life sciences industry will share their perspectives and insights on leadership at the next ONE Life Sciences network meeting in Aberdeen on 16 May 2019.
Dr Dave Tudor, Managing Director of the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre and C0-chair of the Life Sciences Scotland Industry Leadership Group, and Dr Deborah O’Neil, Chief Executive Officer of NovaBiotics, will speak at the lunchtime meeting, which is open to members of the academic, clinical and commercial life sciences community in the North east of Scotland.
Innovative and growing food and drink businesses from across the North East of Scotland have had their achievements recognised at the region’s prestigious annual food and drink awards.
Private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) and digital industries trade body ScotlandIS are partnering to develop the digital company base and ecosystem in the North East of Scotland.
Norway is the focus for the next ONE Oil, Gas & Energy and Scottish Development International export knowledge exchange in Aberdeen on 26 March 2019.