I have been watching the research industry grow in the UK. Having a research industry is really important to drive innovation. There is a UK research development roadmap. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is a key enabler for Research and Development centers.
Above are the UK government’s Public Sector Research Establishments and UK Research and Innovation-funded Institutes.
The UK funding landscape
There are many other places where data, machine learning, and AI are a core part of research and innovation centres. Here are a few UK based places.