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The Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis dramatically enhances Imperial College Business School's expertise in financial economics and strengthens ties with other disciplines including engineering and computational finance. A key objective of the new initiative will be to disseminate rigorous, world-class research to reach and engage business practitioners, policy-makers, legislators and the wider public, as well as other academic experts. The Centre serves as a bridge between Imperial College Business School and the world of business, aiming to develop a greater understanding and more efficient management of risk, and to promote investment and productivity. The mission statement of the Brevan Howard Centre reflects its wide ranging interests. It lays out three broad streams of research that the Centre hopes to promote Financial Stability and Financial Regulation, Comparative Financial Systems and Designing New Financial Structures and Financing Development, Environmental Protection, Medicines.

G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology company. By using the latest scientific techniques, we produce world-beating predictive research and build advanced technology to analyse Big Data. What we create today, predicts tomorrow. Our Research division use the latest scientific techniques and Big Data analysis methods to discover the undiscovered. Our researchers are free to explore ideas, finding patterns in large, noisy and real-world data sets to predict the movements in global financial markets.

Volkswagen Group AI Research in the Munich Data:Lab conducts fundamental machine-learning research, working towards artificial intelligence. The department, lead by Patrick van der Smagt, exploits and develops methodologies including deep learning, probabilistic inference, time series modelling, optimal control, and quantum machine learning. The methodologies are validated in robotic and complex sensor settings, to subsequently be applicable to a large number of data-related problems. Strong connections to universities and research labs worldwide are key to its research. The developed methods and technologies are not only published and open-sourced, but also available for deployment with partners within the Group. Reach us at https://argmax.ai.