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Future Cities and Transport Systems Catapults awarded investment to create innovation powerhouse
Further investment has today been announced in the Future Cities and Transport Systems Catapults.
Future Cities Catapult launches the City Standards Network
17 September saw the launch of the City Standards Network, a network bringing together standards development organisations (SDOs), city networks, industry, and standards specialists in government to build a more unified, collaborative approach to creating, refining, and implementing global city standards.
Cityx – the Future Cities Expo launches
Government-funded Future Cities Catapult today launches Cityx its first three-day expo showcasing the very latest in how data and technology can meet the challenges faced by 21st century cities. The Future Cities Expo will focus on the best and brightest innovations from the growing Advanced Urban Services sector – a sector estimated to be worth $1trn globally by 2023.
First UK large-scale 5G testbed announced
DCMS announces The West Midlands Combined Authority has been selected to receive funding from their The Urban Connected Communities Project to become UK’s first large-scale 5G testbed.
Second Quarterly Report Highlights Latest UK Cities Investment Trends From Public Realm To Digital Infrastructure
The second issue of the ‘City Innovation Brief’ analyses the latest trends taking place in cities across the UK and at local and national government.
Building a Digital Picture of the Ground Beneath Our Cities
A new digital concept has been launched by the Ordnance Survey, British Geological Survey and Future Cities Catapult that would give planners, utility companies and developers a better idea of what lies beneath our feet and allow a more complete picture of our cities to be realised.
Could You Develop an Innovative Solution to a Real City Challenge in 48 hours?
Future Cities Catapult and Space Syntax are hosting Tombolo’s first hackathon: Citidata Hack at the Urban Innovation Centre in London from 16th – 18th March 2018.
Real Health Benefits Delivered in London's Olympic Park
Future Cities Catapult have unveiled initiatives from UK SMEs that have delivered health benefits in London’s Olympic Park, as part of their new Healthy Cities exhibition.
First Global Review of Smart Cities Published
Future Cities Catapult have today released its first global review of smart city strategies at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. The report looks at 21 smart city strategies from around the world including New York, Berlin, Sao Paulo and Manchester.