University launches vision for Digital Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham has launched a vision to help growth and recovery in the city it calls home with an ambitious programme combining data science, technology and innovation.

Digital Nottingham is an endeavour to help transform the city; its potential, skills and ambitions, using expertise in research to help solve local challenges, while providing opportunities for growth and regeneration.

The vision is launched as the University announces the first two initiatives that will propel forward future research collaborations in the area of data science and financial services.

A new partnership with KPMG, the business advisory firm, seeks to drive insight for clients and support the regional economic growth agenda. Research in partnership with KPMG will leverage data science to inform business decision-making.

The collaboration draws on University expertise is harnessing the power of big data, in particular large-scale financial data, together with methods from machine learning and artificial intelligence.

At the same time, a collaboration with the technology venture builder, Blenheim Chalcot, will link the city’s next generation of scale-up businesses to university expertise which can help them innovate and grow.

Digital Nottingham is driven by shared vision of data for good, and facilitated by technology overcoming borders and

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