SICSA DemoFest is the largest event of its kind in Scotland. Now in its tenth year, it showcases the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities. 

DemoFest 2017 will take place on 3rd October 2017, 4-7pm at Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

Sponsored by: 


Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems

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DemoFest provides a perfect opportunity for your organisation to experience, first-hand, the cutting-edge research taking place in Scottish universities. Our exhibitors will talk about their research, tell you why it’s important to your organisation, and demonstrate their technology working in real-time.

The event also provides a space for you to discuss future collaborations, business opportunities, internships, employment opportunities and much more.

The next event will take place on 3rd October 2017, 4-7pm at Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh and will be sponsored by The Data Lab and Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems.

The 2017 event will feature: 

  • Welcome: Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science
  • Keynote Talk: Gillian Docherty, CEO The Data Lab“The future is depending on us!”
  • Exhibition hall with over 50 research demonstrations from Scottish Universities
  • Sponsor and partner exhibits

DemoFest 2017 Programme

DemoFest 2017 will focus on the following key areas: 

  • Big Data
  • Cyber-Security
  • User-Experience
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Networking & The Cloud

The closing date to register to exhibit your research has now passed; please contact Aileen Orr if you have any questions.

DemoFest 2016 took place on 11th November 2016, at the Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde.  Download the SICSA DemoFest 2016 programme.

We are inviting corporate partners to join us for 2017.  If you want to get involved please read our DemoFest Sponsor Package.

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