Creative Informatics is an ambitious research and development programme based in Edinburgh, which aims to bring the city’s world-class creative industries and tech sector together. As part of this programme, the E11 Studio is a new space based at Edinburgh Napier University’s Merchiston Campus for research around creativity, data and digital technologies. Read about us in the ENU Alumni News.


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Creative Informatics will run until 2023, providing funding and development opportunities that enable creative individuals and organisations to explore how data can be used to drive ground-breaking new products, businesses and experiences. Creative Informatics is nurturing local talent through five key funding programmes and regular events that support Edinburgh’s creative industries to do inspiring things with data. It is is a partnership between the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Codebase and Creative Edinburgh. Find out more about all of the Creative Informatics opportunities here.


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From baseline mapping and surveys of the cultural landscape, to cutting edge work on innovative new economic, pedagogical and artistic practices, CI researchers are actively engaged in leading critical research across academic disciplines as well as industrial sectors. Read about our research activities.

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Creative Informatics is delivered by the University of Edinburgh in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University, Codebase and Creative Edinburgh. The programme is funded by the AHRC Creative Economy Programme with support from the Scottish Funding Council. www.creativeinformatics.org