Published date: 25 August 2016

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 23 February 2018

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  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

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Published date

25 August 2016

Closing date

23 February 2018

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A new ONS Data Science Campus has been created to act as a centre of excellence in data science, and will play a key role in developing the UK's international presence and reputation in leading the data science agenda. Based at the ONS headquarter in Newport, the Campus will act as a hub, bringing together Analysts, Data Scientists and Technologists from across the UK and the wider international community.

The research activities of the Campus will focus on delivering five themed research programmes under the collective title of 'People, Planet and Prosperity'. The five themes include:

 The Evolving Economy
 The UK in a global context
 Sustainability
 Society
 Urban Future

A new generation of tools and technologies will be built to exploit the growth and availability of innovative data sources and to provide rich informed measurement and analyses on the economy, the global environment and wider society.

ONS are seeking partners from academia, other government departments and industry who will be interested in working with the ONS Data Science Campus team to develop these new tools and technologies. The nature of these collaborations will focus on sharing of expertise and skills to help advance our research.

If you would like to express an interest in working with ONS' Data Science Campus, register on the ONS e-tendering portal and use the "express an interest" function against the ONS Data Campus Project

Further information is available in the attachment to this notice.

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