Bucks LEP invested £1.6m of Local Growth Funds into the University of Buckingham’s newly opened centre for Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Innovation. This investment aims to address the gap in academic application and ethical research into the use of AI. The opportunities provided by the application of AI is of growing importance to Bucks businesses and the LEP are supporting the University to work collaboratively in this field with entrepreneurial businesses and particularly with those businesses located at the rapidly growing Enterprise Zone sites at Silverstone Park and Wescott Venture Park.