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Digital ethics maturity in central and devolved government 

At this unsettling time of economic disruption and uncertainty, it’s more important than ever to ensure public sector services are being delivered efficiently and effectively. Delivering such services within ever-tightening…

Setting the pace for digital agility 
RoS vision maps out digital future  
GovTech
Digital ethics maturity in central and devolved government 

At this unsettling time of economic disruption and uncertainty, it’s more important than ever to ensure public sector services are being delivered efficiently and effectively. Delivering such services within ever-tightening…

Setting the pace for digital agility 
RoS vision maps out digital future  
LocalGov
Council’s vision to integrate digital as part of organisational change 

A Scottish local authority has set out its vision to integrate digital as part of a programme of organisational change. Highland Council has approved new Information and Communications Technology (ICT)…

Aberdeen City Council transforms social care services with cloud ‘ecosystem’ 
Glasgow unveils Scotland’s first local authority digital housing strategy 
LocalGov
Tenement building ‘shared repairs’ app set for rollout across Scotland 

An app which helps tenement building occupiers organise shared repairs is set for a nationwide deployment after successful trials in Edinburgh. Shared Repairs, developed by tech firm Novoville in partnership…

Online sales tax could be introduced to ‘regenerate’ Scotland’s high streets 
Edinburgh’s ‘smart’ ambitions boosted with new CCTV security and surveillance centre 
LocalGov
Council’s vision to integrate digital as part of organisational change 

A Scottish local authority has set out its vision to integrate digital as part of a programme of organisational change. Highland Council has approved new Information and Communications Technology (ICT)…

Aberdeen City Council transforms social care services with cloud ‘ecosystem’ 
Glasgow unveils Scotland’s first local authority digital housing strategy 
LocalGov
Tenement building ‘shared repairs’ app set for rollout across Scotland 

An app which helps tenement building occupiers organise shared repairs is set for a nationwide deployment after successful trials in Edinburgh. Shared Repairs, developed by tech firm Novoville in partnership…

Online sales tax could be introduced to ‘regenerate’ Scotland’s high streets 
Edinburgh’s ‘smart’ ambitions boosted with new CCTV security and surveillance centre 

Health & care

Health & Care
Scottish healthcare startup secures first contract with NHS board 

A Scottish healthcare startup that improves the efficiency of surgical operating theatres and tackles patient waiting list backlogs has secured its first contract with an NHS board. NHS Lothian will deploy…

University in private sector tie-up to advance medical technology device design 
Moment of truth for life sciences sector 
GovTech
Edinburgh employee engagement platform signs ‘game-changing’ deal with global IT firm 

An Edinburgh employee engagement and wellbeing tool will be able to share its technology with the customers of one of the world’s largest IT services firms. Trickle, which allows managers…

Rapidly expanding patient list drives opportunity to digitise medical records 
Digital health comes of age  
Health & Care
Scottish healthcare startup secures first contract with NHS board 

A Scottish healthcare startup that improves the efficiency of surgical operating theatres and tackles patient waiting list backlogs has secured its first contract with an NHS board. NHS Lothian will deploy…

University in private sector tie-up to advance medical technology device design 
Moment of truth for life sciences sector 
GovTech
Edinburgh employee engagement platform signs ‘game-changing’ deal with global IT firm 

An Edinburgh employee engagement and wellbeing tool will be able to share its technology with the customers of one of the world’s largest IT services firms. Trickle, which allows managers…

Rapidly expanding patient list drives opportunity to digitise medical records 
Digital health comes of age  
Cyber
Scottish cyber leader to receive honorary degree 

A Scottish cybersecurity leader who was instrumental in the setup of the first national resilience centre for businesses will receive an honorary degree this week for her contribution to the…

Britain’s most senior cyber official urges organisations to carry out basic cyber hygiene at Edinburgh event 
Estonia flies the flag for cybersecurity 
Cyber
To combat cyber threats – ‘Defend as One’ 

Nation-state-sponsored Threat Groups threaten global security and stability, and governments take these threats very seriously. ‘Defend as One’ is one of the critical priorities for the UK Cyber Security Strategy…

Scottish cyber firm comes to the aid of Ukraine’s government websites 
Scotland is still on Mitchelson’s radar 
Cyber
Scottish cyber leader to receive honorary degree 

A Scottish cybersecurity leader who was instrumental in the setup of the first national resilience centre for businesses will receive an honorary degree this week for her contribution to the…

Britain’s most senior cyber official urges organisations to carry out basic cyber hygiene at Edinburgh event 
Estonia flies the flag for cybersecurity 
Cyber
To combat cyber threats – ‘Defend as One’ 

Nation-state-sponsored Threat Groups threaten global security and stability, and governments take these threats very seriously. ‘Defend as One’ is one of the critical priorities for the UK Cyber Security Strategy…

Scottish cyber firm comes to the aid of Ukraine’s government websites 
Scotland is still on Mitchelson’s radar 

Transforming Public Services

Public Sector Cyber Security

Health & Care Transformation 2023

Education & Skills

Education & Skills
Scottish tech organisations join forces to bridge digital skills gap 

Scottish tech organisations are joining forces to try and bridge the digital skills gap. A new partnership has been formed by ScotlandIS, Tech She Can and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and…

Scotland’s stars of innovation prepare for awards 
People are the key to business agility 
Education & Skills
Scottish tech organisations join forces to bridge digital skills gap 

Scottish tech organisations are joining forces to try and bridge the digital skills gap. A new partnership has been formed by ScotlandIS, Tech She Can and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and…

Scotland’s stars of innovation prepare for awards 
People are the key to business agility 

Justice & Policing

Infrastructure, Connectivity & Built Environment

Data & AI

Business & Economy

Business & Economy
Scotland’s first national games week puts ‘booming’ sector in spotlight 

Scotland’s first national games week celebrated the success of a ‘booming’ sector and gave an opportunity for pioneering designers, coders and educators to collaborate and innovate. With six major events…

Boost for industrial biotechnology as new grants scheme unveiled 
Former Grand Theft Auto producer joins tech advisory board at accountancy firm 
Business & Economy
Scottish agritech firm to expand operations into the US 

A Scottish agritech firm that grows crops in vertically stacked indoors columns to save space, energy and water is set to expand its operations into North America. Intelligent Growth Solutions…

Edinburgh mobile car care tech firm eyes ambitious growth plan after £500,000 cash injection 
Enterprise in the driving seat 
Business & Economy
Scotland’s first national games week puts ‘booming’ sector in spotlight 

Scotland’s first national games week celebrated the success of a ‘booming’ sector and gave an opportunity for pioneering designers, coders and educators to collaborate and innovate. With six major events…

Boost for industrial biotechnology as new grants scheme unveiled 
Former Grand Theft Auto producer joins tech advisory board at accountancy firm 
Business & Economy
Scottish agritech firm to expand operations into the US 

A Scottish agritech firm that grows crops in vertically stacked indoors columns to save space, energy and water is set to expand its operations into North America. Intelligent Growth Solutions…

Edinburgh mobile car care tech firm eyes ambitious growth plan after £500,000 cash injection 
Enterprise in the driving seat 
Fintech
Regional fintech strengths showcased at annual UK symposium in Edinburgh 

Business leaders gathered in Edinburgh on Wednesday for the second annual conference designed to stimulate regional collaboration and growth opportunities for fintech. The UK Fintech Symposium held at NatWest’s Gogarburn…

Fintech Scotland receives ‘cluster excellence’ accreditation 
Fintech Festival in Scotland to ‘celebrate collaborative innovation’ 
Fintech
Edinburgh fintech partners with NatWest to tackle cost of living crisis 

An Edinburgh fintech firm has launched a benefits calculator in collaboration with NatWest as part of efforts to help customers through the cost-of-living crisis. Inbest has worked with the bank…

Finance Isle of Man partners with Fintech Scotland 
Ethical electric car fintech leasing company secures £1m in seed investment 
Fintech
Regional fintech strengths showcased at annual UK symposium in Edinburgh 

Business leaders gathered in Edinburgh on Wednesday for the second annual conference designed to stimulate regional collaboration and growth opportunities for fintech. The UK Fintech Symposium held at NatWest’s Gogarburn…

Fintech Scotland receives ‘cluster excellence’ accreditation 
Fintech Festival in Scotland to ‘celebrate collaborative innovation’ 
Fintech
Edinburgh fintech partners with NatWest to tackle cost of living crisis 

An Edinburgh fintech firm has launched a benefits calculator in collaboration with NatWest as part of efforts to help customers through the cost-of-living crisis. Inbest has worked with the bank…

Finance Isle of Man partners with Fintech Scotland 
Ethical electric car fintech leasing company secures £1m in seed investment 

Transforming Public Services

Public Sector Cyber Security

Health & Care Transformation 2023