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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...

New SBRI competition for data and health

How can we improve the health and wellbeing of our population through the b

Localised energy systems - a cross-sector approach

The Technology Strategy Board and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to invest up to £11m in a programme of collaborative research and  development to...

Enter the Portal! Glasgow's Open for Business

Future City/Glasgow's Open Data Portal was officially launched at a conference in the Scottish Exhibition Centre yesterday (Nov 12th). Councillor Gordon Matheson, Leader of Glasgow City...

Localised energy systems - competition now available

Localised energy systems competition brief now available The £11m joint Technology Strategy Board and EPSRC localised energy systems competition has now gone live on our website . The...

Award for Endless Possibilities of Future City/ Glasgow

An award-winning presentation on Future City/ Glasgow will be aired in London next month (Dec). The report entitled "Glasgow's Future Cities Demonstrator: The...

LSE Cities Vacancy: Research Officer

LSE Cities is seeking a Research Officer to undertake research within the centre’s research strand on Cities, Environment and Climate Change. The appointment will be for a fixed-term period...

Buildings Better Connected Collaboration Nation Event

Fifteen project teams from the ‘Buildings Better Connected’ competition will present the findings from their recent feasibility studies, showcasing the developments they have made in acquiring...

Future is Here exhibition: Get involved

Have you seen a glimpse of the future today? Make your claim by using #futureishere to share your thoughts – the best images and tweets will be highlighted on our digital canvas. And there are...

UBM launches list of Top 100 Future Cities Innovators Worldwide

Congratulations to all those who made it onto UBM’s list of Top 100 Future Cities Innovators.  Representatives from the UK include: • Peter Rees, City of London Corporation • Jonathan...

54hr Glasgow Hackathon

Future City/Glasgow project manager, Pippa Gardner, will be a judge at the city's forthcoming Startup Weekend. Pippa will join the panel of judges at  Startup Weekend Glasgow where 100...

BIS launches Smart Cities Forum

Forum aims to ensure UK does not miss out on the opportunities offered by the global smart cities market. Chaired by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts and Cities Minister Greg...

CEO seeks top team to develop the cities of tomorrow

The Future Cities Catapult, a global centre of excellence on urban innovation is searching for an executive team, a group of five top people who will help shape the cities of tomorrow. The...

TSB-ESRC Future Cities Tender

The Technology Strategy Board, working with the Economic and Social Research Council is interested to commission an evaluation study to assess the impact of the Future Cities Demonstrator...

BSI Consultation on Smart City Framework

BSI would like to invite you and your organization to comment on the following draft during its six-week consultation period, which is now available: PAS 181, Smart city framework –...

Using Space technology to solve City problems

"HOW CAN CITIES BENEFIT FROM SPACE IN HORIZON 2020?"

Clean and Cool Missions to Brazil and Colorado

We would like to invite Modern Built Environment KTN members to make an application to one or both of this year’s Clean and Cool Missions to Brazil and Colorado . The application deadline...

Solving Business Problems with Environmental Data Competition

The Technology Strategy Board and NERC have allocated up to £3million to invest in a number of business led, collaborative feasibility studies which will establish the proof of market for...

Future Cities Systems SBRI - FAQ

The Questions from our SBRI session on the 2 July are now available:   Are the assessments of the thirteen cities case studies going to be made available? No they are not,...

New comparison website for urbanists

TED founder, Richard Saul Wurman, GIS software developer ESRI have launched web-based mapping tool that allows users to compare up to three cities simultaneously on issues such as population...
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