The AGI welcomes the announcement by Scotland's Digital Economy Minister, Kate Forbes, that Geovation Scotland will be established in Edinburgh as an accelerator for geospatial and property start-ups.
May 15 2019
This is an exciting collaboration between Registers of Scotland and Ordnance Survey that will harness a model successfully piloted in London but with a unique Scottish flavour. The hub will promote open innovation, provide startup companies with support and access to public datasets, and harness the opportunities of working alongside the Scottish tech and geospatial communities.
Bruce Gittings, Chair of the Association for Geographic Information in Scotland, said "We have strongly supported the creation of a Geovation Hub in Edinburgh. Scotland has a dynamic geospatial sector but Geovation will add further vigour by growing new ideas and small companies, employing graduates and giving further exciting opportunities to existing players in the field."
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