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Infrastructure Systems Competition from InnovateUK

Innovate UK, in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network will be hosting a series of events across the UK to discuss the forthcoming competition ‘Infrastructure Systems’.    Infrastructure forms the backbone for economic stability, growth, competitiveness and productivity in modern society and is key for social wellbeing and environmental sustainability. Yet these...
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Mayor of London’s Smart London Investor Showcase offers pitching slot in facing leading tech investors

As part of the London Mayor’s Smart London vision, entrepreneurs are invited to showcase to potential investors their innovative solutions for five specific challenges considered critical to the development of a smarter London . The Mayor of London , in partnership with UK Business Angels Association , is seeking applications from start-ups and small companies that have developed...
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The perfectly mobile city would have tube trains as frequent as London, be as safe as Copenhagen and as much car sharing as Stuttgart

With a background of more than a half of the world’s population now living in urban areas, and forecast to rise to 60% by 2030, management consulting firm Arthur D. Little , in partnership with UITP (Union Internationale de Tramways), has this month published study identifying the mobility challenges facing cities around the world . The report includes an update of Arthur D....
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DfT and Mayor announce plans to tackle HGV safety and support London’s 'cycling revolution', 4/9/13

Transport Minister, Stephen Hammond, London Mayor, Boris Johnson, and London’s Transport Commissioner, Sir Peter Hendy CBE, today (4 September 2013) announced measures to improve cycle safety in London . Among the measures announced: DfT and TfL to establish new industrial HGV task force to take direct action against dangerous HGV drivers, vehicles and operators DfT to...
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Future Cities Catapult to be based in London, chaired by Sir David King

At the innovate 2013 conference today, Business Secretary Vince Cable announced that the new Future Cities Catapult centre will be based in London , to work in collaboration with the Future Cities demonstrator project in Glasgow.   Sir David King - Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford and former Chief Scientific Adviser to the...
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Delivering the best information to in-vehicle sat-nav users

Report now available from DfT, ITS UK and ADEPT workshop The DfT's 2011 Consultation on the Classification of Roads contained a section on satnavs. Respondents referred to missed opportunities for cooperation between local authorities and satnav companies, as well as problems caused by HGVs not using satnavs correctly.  Based on these findings, DfT invited ITS (UK) and ADEPT...
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Infrastructure Systems Competition from InnovateUK

Innovate UK, in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network will be hosting a series of...

Mayor of London’s Smart London Investor Showcase offers pitching slot in facing leading tech investors

As part of the London Mayor’s Smart London vision, entrepreneurs are invited to showcase to...

DfT and Mayor announce plans to tackle HGV safety and support London’s 'cycling revolution', 4/9/13

Transport Minister, Stephen Hammond, London Mayor, Boris Johnson, and London’s Transport...

Future Cities Catapult to be based in London, chaired by Sir David King

At the innovate 2013 conference today, Business Secretary Vince Cable announced that the...

Delivering the best information to in-vehicle sat-nav users

Report now available from DfT, ITS UK and ADEPT workshop The DfT's 2011 Consultation...