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Pandemic drives £500m into top GovTech start-ups
21 Jan 2021
Core to the boom in GovTech development and investment is the recognition of a new digital focus by governments which have been forced towards digital adoption through the pandemic.
New urban use cases to propel cities' rapid uptake of digital twins
06 Jan 2021
Key factors behind the growth of digital twins include Covid-19 requirements in terms of achieving increased resilience levels and optimised asset and demand-response resource management.
Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators
24 Aug 2020
The number of applications to the Smart Nation Scholarship scheme increased again this year with awardees undergoing rigorous training and taking on key roles in national projects.
CivStart and Govlaunch team to bridge gap between start-ups and local governments
05 Jun 2020
To help navigate the challenging public sector marketplace, start-ups entering CivStart’s accelerator programme will receive 24 months of customer and product development, network building and expert guidance.
Singapore pilots robot dog to assist safe distancing in parks
12 May 2020
The four-legged robot called Spot, which is fitted with safety sensors to detect objects and people in its path, is being deployed over a 3km stretch in a section of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
LOTI unveils dashboard for improved tech governance in London
15 Nov 2019
The dashboard aims to provide transparent and easily accessible information that will enable the capital city’s 32 boroughs to map and coordinate technologies, contracts and IT capabilities.
Accelerator aims to connect civic tech start-ups and government
23 Jul 2019
CivStart wants to ensure govtech products aren’t developed in a vacuum by providing state and local government leaders’ guidance at the outset.
Govtech start-up workspace to open in heart of Westminster
01 May 2019
A collaboration between venture firm, Public, and the accelerator, Huckletree, aims to bring technologists and government closer together to help transform public services.
GovTech start-up CityBase moves into next phase
13 Sep 2018
The company has been acquired by GTY Technology Holdings which seeks to identify and invest in compelling and emerging organisations in the tech sector
Smart city platform for Punggol
10 Jul 2018
Singapore’s government agency, JTC, and ST Engineering are working together to deploy an open platform for the digital district that will run a range of smart applications
OS unlocks MasterMap data to boost UK economy
19 Jun 2018
Release of OS MasterMap data is one of the first projects to be delivered by the new Geospatial Commission
Procuring the smarter state
30 Jan 2018
techUK has published a new report that sets out how procurement can act as a tool for Government to deliver its vision for future public services
Non-European countries more inclined towards Open Government Data
20 Oct 2017
One in three Singaporeans have used OGD in the last year compared to 18 per cent in the UK
Canadian govtech start-up joins accelerator
29 Sep 2017
UrbanLogiq has been recognised for its machine learning analytics that can help unlock government data
Singapore launches GovTech to transform public service and strengthen smart nation delivery
10 Oct 2016
The new agency will also play a big part in delivering smart nation infrastructure
Free flows: New Jersey turns to AI to safeguard water quality
In a guest post, Tiffany Stewart, Assistant Director Newark, N.J. Water & Sewer Department, outlines which technologies are helping it protect its water supply.
25 Jan 2021
The art of the city: how creators may save urban business districts
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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