Data project boost to aid local Covid-19 recovery

A number of data-driven projects have received funding from the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal to support local responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Funding

Almost a quarter of a million pounds has been awarded to 19 Edinburgh University projects that will use data-based approaches to benefit businesses, communities and services in Edinburgh, Midlothian and other council areas in South-East Scotland.

Projects

Projects include initiatives encouraging greater local food production, tackling mental health issues made worse by lockdown, and assessing the impacts on care provided to pregnant women.

More information

Find out more at the City Region Deal website.

25 Jun 2020