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Bright new future for combined Catapults
The Future Cities and Transport Systems Catapults will unite to form the Connected Places Catapult. The new Catapult, which is expected to come into being on April 1st, combines the strengths and knowledge of the former Catapults to create new opportunities, building on the innovative programme of projects around the digital built environment and the future of mobility.
Homes fit for the future
There’s been much talk recently about a UK housing crisis, but it’s not just the volume of housing that we need to be concerned about. The ‘other’ crisis facing existing UK housing stock is that it is also old and inefficient. Dr Richard Miller, Associate Director of Future Cities Catapult and Founder of Miller-Klein Associates, explores possible solutions.
Making ‘smart’ scalable with SynchroniCity
SynchroniCity rolls out 49 services to deliver successful scaling of IoT solutions between smart cities and communities.
The digital transformation of the Post-Permission Planning Stage
And as part of realising that vision, the latest challenge we’ve tackled is the post-permission stage. Learnings from a previous sprint (housing monitoring) had clearly identified a gap in permissions being granted and permissions being built out at the rate that is needed, so we got to work on addressing this issue.