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Glasgow Launches World Leading City Data Hub

Glasgow has launched a new world-leading Data Hub catapulting the city to the forefront of smart cities technology. Visitors from as far afield as Brazil, San Francisco and Boston were...

New Energy App Helps Residents Cut Bills

Glasgow residents are being offered the chance to compare their homes energy use to similar properties and get tips on how to make it more efficient. A new free app from Future City Glasgow...

Cyclists Urged to Share Routes via New App

Glasgow cyclists are being urged to share their routes to help make the city more bike friendly. Future City Glasgow has launched a new free mobile phone app, called Glasgow Cycling,...

Film launch - A Day in the Life of Future City Glasgow

A new film featuring A Day in the Life of a Future City is to be screened in all Glasgow secondary schools. The seven minute film highlights the work of the Future City Glasgow project and...

Residents Turn Homes into Research Labs

Glasgow residents are turning their homes into research labs to help others cut their energy bills. Residents of the 'steel estate' in Sandyhills have had small sensors fitted in their...

Up to £6m investment available in new SBRI 'An Integrated Future for Cities' competition

The Technology Strategy Board is investing up to £6m in an SBRI competition to develop innovative solutions that can help cities plan more successfully for the future. This SBRI competition...

TV and TEDx

The BBC's Sunday Politics Scotland show featured the work of Future City Glasgow yesterday (8/6/14). Programme Director, Michael McLaughlin, was interviewed by reporter...

Kids Learn to Code for Free in Future City Glasgow

Children as young as eight can learn to write computer code for free at new Future Makers events. Future City | Glasgow is inviting the innovators of tomorrow to try their hands at computer...

Hackers Earn £20,000 with Energy Alert Idea

An energy alert system which could save council's cash has won a team of Glasgow bright sparks £20,000. The Maverick Cats won first prize at Future City | Glasgow's Energy themed...

Derelict Glasgow Sites Scoped for Solar Farms

Glasgow is exploring opportunities to turn derelict and vacant sites around the city into mini solar farms.    Future City / Glasgow is conducting a mapping exercise in...

Meet-Up: How to succeed in selling and delivering innovations to cities

Meet-Up: How to succeed in selling and delivering innovations to cities with Future Cities Catapult, Citymart.com and the Greater London Authority 24 March 2014, 9.30-11.30am ...

Glasgow Future Hack Winners Lift £20,000 Prize

Young Glasgow developers have scooped a £20,000 prize as part of a Future City | Glasgow contest to foster innovation and creative talent. The computer science students won the prize after...

Learning from US Future Cities – Mission Update

Find out more about our recent future cities mission to the United States.

Re-Imagining the High Street - Dacorum Borough Council Seeks Partners

  Dacorum Borough Council is investing nearly £25 million to regenerate Hemel Hempstead Town Centre over the next 3-4 years. We are looking to take on board how shopping habits have...

How do you think the built environment impacts our wellbeing?

  We invite you to share your views on how the built environment is affecting people’s wellbeing. The objective of this project is to explore perceptions and real experiences from...

Re-imagining the high street – Funding competition now open

The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £8m in an SBRI competition to encourage new ways of attracting people back to UK high streets.  This competition seeks to develop new...

Job Opportunity at TSB – Lead Technologist Future Cities

The Technology Strategy Board is seeking a Lead Technologist to join its Future Cities Team.  The closing date for applications is 14 January 2014.   Visit the Technology...

Your Guide to Smart Cities & Communities in Horizon 2020

To view the recording from the Smart Cities and Built Environment Opportunities in Horizon 2020 please visit the GoToMeeting site.  The webinar was held jointly with EU Energy Focus. ...

Launch of Smart Cities and Communities Strategic Implementation Plan

The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities Launched its Strategic Implementation Plan in Brussels on Tuesday. The plan sets out the EIP’s ideas on how to best...
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