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Local and Regional Participation

We expect collaboration and participation from most of the Scottish universities that are members of the “The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance” (SICSA) which Heriot‐Watt University is a member and also includes: University of Edinburgh, University of St. Andrews, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian, University of Strathclyde, just to name a few. We are also a member of the ERPem: Edinburgh Research Partnership (in Engineering and Mathematics) and the SIPR: Scottish Institute for Policing Research. Some Heriot‐Watt University’s strategic industrial alliances that could be potential sponsors for the event are listed below:

  • AWE (Aldermaston).
  • BAE Systems Surface Ships (Scotstoun).
  • Renishaw (HWU Research Park).
  • Cairn Energy (Edinburgh).
  • Selex Galileo (Edinburgh).
  • Taiwan Metal Industries.
  • Baker Hughes (under negotiation).
  • Joint Industry Projects with the major oil & gas production and service companies (Institute of Petroleum Engineering) – Total, Exxon Mobil, Chevron.
  • Other partnerships: Rolls Royce, Schlumberger, Diagio, Balfour Beatty.