Quantum-h and University of Reading Awarded Grant for Trailblazing Ethical AI Initiative

Quantum-h, a leading agency in emerging technologies, in collaboration with the University of Reading, has proudly announced their success in securing a competitive grant from the Innovate UK’s Accelerated Knowledge Transfer (AKT) programme. This grant will support an interdisciplinary project that integrates cutting-edge digital technologies into the Higher Education sector, focusing specifically on Artificial Intelligence in the realm of data mining for research.

The initiative aims to reshape research methodologies using AI, developing advanced technology to safeguard research data and maintain the highest standards of ethical integrity. This UK Government-funded project aligns with Innovate UK’s AKT mission to swiftly boost innovation capacity across technological and academic landscapes.

Leon Samuel, CEO of Quantum-h, stated, “We are proud of this partnership with the University of Reading and Innovate UK to accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies. The potential of AI to transform the research landscape is immense and with this project, we aim to unlock innovative methodologies that are both impactful and ethically responsible.”

Marzia Briel-Barr from the University of Reading’s School of Law remarked, “This collaboration with Quantum-h is testament to how Academia can contribute to the UK innovation and technology sector in a practical way. We are excited to see the outcomes of this project, especially that it will result in contributions that advance equitable and sustainable Open Science.”

Project Aims and Benefits:

  • Innovative Technology Platform: Development of an AI-driven platform for efficient data mining and analysis.
  • Research Data Tracking & Monitoring: Implementation of a comprehensive system to ensure data integrity and protection.
  • Ethical AI Utilisation: Emphasis on the ethical application of AI, setting standards for responsible digital research practices.