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Cardiff Innovation Week Launched By Future Cities Catapult
Future Cities Catapult, the Government-backed global centre of excellence in urban innovation, is bringing its ‘Innovation Week’ programme to the city of Cardiff, following a successful premier in Birmingham.
Future Cities Catapult appoints Nicola Yates OBE as Chief Executive
Future Cities Catapult has today (6 April 2017) announced that Nicola Yates OBE has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, taking up position on 22 May 2017.
Crowdfunding to become de-facto funding method for councils
A report released by Future Cities Catapult claims that in the future, crowdfunding will become the de-facto method to assign council resources and budget to local projects.
Video: Future of Planning Third Thursday
Learn more about our Future of Planning Third Thursday networking event.
UK’s Innovation Centre Awards £200,000 Funding To Overhaul Outdated Planning System
Future Cities Catapult has today (14 March) awarded nine Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Local Planning Authorities £200,000 to support the development of new tools and innovations to transform the planning system.
London's Olympic Park turns into cutting-edge tech testbed
Future Cities Catapult has today (23 February) announced the winners of £40,000 funding for UK SMEs to develop, test and showcase innovative technology solutions in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Paris targets can be achieved if we change the way cities are built and run
Future Cities Catapult chair Keith Clarke has declared that climate targets set by world leaders in the Paris Agreement can be met if we change the way we build and run cities.
SMEs awarded £50,000 to solve London challenges using IoT
Six SME’s from across the UK have today (16 February) been awarded a share of £50,000 funding by Future Cities Catapult, the UK Government-supported centre of excellence in urban innovation.
UK Innovation Centre offers SMEs £100K to improve UK planning systems
Future Cities Catapult, the Government supported UK centre of excellence in urban innovation, has today (20 December) announced £100,000 of funding for UK SMEs to demonstrate how user focused design, data and digital innovation can improve the UK planning system.
Centre of Excellence in Urban Innovation names Bristol, Plymouth and Newcastle as leading cities in the field of urban planning
A report published today by Future Cities Catapult, has listed Bristol, Plymouth and Newcastle as leading UK cities with regards to their forward-leaning and technology-driven planning systems.