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Reminder - Closing Date for Registration for Future Cities Demonstrator 28th June

Just a reminder that if you are interested in applying for the Future Cities Demonstrator programme, the deadline for registration is noon 28th June 2012. Without registration you can't...

Future Cities Catapult Webinar

We had two great webinars this morning on the Future Cities Demonstrator and Catapult.   Members of the Future Cities Group on _connect can download presentation slides ...

Future Cities Demonstrator Webinar

We had two great webinars this morning on the Future Cities Demonstrator and Catapult.   Members of the Future Cities Group on _connect can download the presenations ...

Launch of £25m Future Cities Demonstrator Programme

As initially announced in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s 2011 Autumn statement, the Technology Strategy Board has allocated £25m to invest in a Future Cities demonstrator. ...

ESA IAP Call for User Ideas on Critical Infrastructure

IAP Call for User Ideas on Critical Infrastructure Call closes June 22nd The Integrated Applications Promotion (IAP) programme of the European Space Agency (ESA) is inviting public...

Report predicts huge carbon cuts from ‘the cloud’

A new report predicts that US companies using cloud computing could save $12.3bn (£7.6bn) on their annual energy bills by 2020, while cutting carbon emissions by 30,000 metric tonnes a...

Smart City Bristol

By the end of this decade the world’s leading cities will be using smart technologies to help deliver a cleaner environment, a higher quality of life and a vibrant economy. Bristol is not...

Future Cities: does size matter?

If street parties feature highly in Chelmsford, Perth and St. Aseph this Diamond Jubilee weekend, it might be because they were granted city status to mark the occasion.   The...

London becomes a smart city lab

New Collaborative Research Institute for Sustainable Connected Cities seeks real-life applications for technology that enhance city life.   The aim of the partnership between...

Future Cities and SMEs

Future Cities offer a huge opportunity to SMEs if we can find a some new ways of collaborating. SMEs have a a great deal to offer Future Cities as they are naturally more innovative , flexible...

Exploring urban possibilities in 2040

Forum for the Future has created four visions of future urban mobility to help companies and public bodies understand and plan for the challenges.   Drawing on interviews from 40...

Future Cities Job Opportunity

The Technology Strategy Board is looking for a Project Manager to join the Future Cities Team.   Visit the Technology Strategy Board Recruitment Website for full details. ...

Innovation to Exploitation - ALIP Showcase for Ageing Well 2012

Book your place on the 4th Assisted Living Innovation Platform Showcase Event on 30-31 May.   The event, organised by HealthTech and Medicines KTN will give you a chance to learn...

London to test 'smart city' operating system

  Greenwich Council has partnered with Hitachi and Phillips to make the area around the O2 Arena a test bed for new technologies to run on a new operating system that will connect...

Cities under stress

  Another interesting viewpoint on the Arup website's 'Thought' section, this time from science fiction writer, futurologist and Wired Magazine blogger Bruce Sterling. ...

Will desalination plants be key to the success of Future Cities?

Environment Secretary Caroline Spellman has told the BBC that council planning departments will have to consider water supplies when approving new developments.   Spelman said the...

Future Cities – What does it mean for industry? Workshop Outputs Available

Last week we were joined by some 60 key industry stakeholders to discuss Future Cities – What does it Mean for Industry?   We had very lively presentations from Richard Miller,...

Creating a vision of urban mobility

Six architectural practices have been challenged by car manufacturer Audi to improve mobility in each of their metropolitan areas and beyond.   The winner of the Audi Urban...

UK Technology Strategy Board To Invest Up To £1.8m In Feasibility Projects For Convergence In A Digital Landscape

The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £1.8m in feasibility projects that address the converged nature of the digital landscape in a fresh programme will be delivered in three...

Future Cities - What does it mean for industry?

The Future Cities Special Interest Group is looking for a range of key industry stakeholders from a diverse range of industry sectors to take part in a workshop on 18 April 2012.   ...
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