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SMEs chosen to accelerate West Midlands' net zero drive
28 Oct 2020
Innovations include using data from end-users to create new services and business models and user-centric approaches that help to reduce fuel poverty.
Green electricity start-up wins 2020 QBE AcceliCity Resilience Challenge
23 Oct 2020
Barcelona-based start-up Bioo has developed a unique way of generating electricity from plants’ photosynthesis that doesn’t damage them and is 100 per cent renewable.
EIT InnoEnergy chooses Boston as its US launchpad
10 Sep 2020
The new office will help entrepreneurs develop their innovations and reduce time to market by providing direct access to more than 500 industrial partners in its ecosystem.
Milton Keynes invites applications to 5G accelerator programme
10 Aug 2020
Innovation challenges are based around exploiting 5G technology in the four areas of mobility data, health and wellbeing, low carbon energy and energy data.
Swedish municipality launches sustainable energy accelerator programme
18 Jun 2020
Skellefteå Kraft and EIT InnoEnergy are offering applicants from across Europe the opportunity to grow their businesses in Sweden as part of a green economic recovery post-Covid-19.
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.
Call for global start-ups to help increase urban resiliency
13 May 2020
QBE AcceliCity programme will recognise and support innovators which leverage smart city solutions that help cities manage and respond to physical, economic and social risk.
Houston accelerator places new focus on resilience in the face of Covid-19
07 Apr 2020
The Ion Smart & Resilient Cities Accelerator wants to support start-ups to create solutions to help in everyday lives, but also in situations that require urgency like the coronavirus outbreak.
Start-ups chosen for City of 2030 accelerator programme
02 Mar 2020
Arcadis and Techstars have identified 10 companies which they believe can develop the solutions that will have a transformative effect on life in the cities of the future.
The wider benefit of incubators to their surrounding areas
22 Oct 2019
Research has found that on average over five years, an additional £48 million was invested in UK regions where an accelerator had been based.
Start-ups innovate to re-imagine city life
09 Jun 2019
Solutions that provide situational awareness for first responders and transform public spaces into social experiences are among the latest cohort of start-ups in the Urban-X accelerator.
Wayra and TheVentureCity to invest in deep tech start-ups
13 May 2019
Telefónica’s open innovation hub and the global accelerator will focus on start-ups in areas such as AI, cyber-security, machine learning, IoT and edge computing.
US Ignite launches smart city accelerator
02 May 2019
Benefits for participants include access to an eight-week training course, an opportunity to connect with Amazon mentors as well as up to 10,000 in AWS credits.
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.
Qualcomm plays matchmaker to cities and smart solutions
17 Apr 2019
The technology company wants to build a rich ecosystem of solution providers that use its products to help accelerate smart cities around the world.
Accelerator launched for Canadian IoT ventures
28 Mar 2019
L-Spark and telecoms company Telus will work in collaboration with technology companies Blackberry and Solace to build a secure IoT ecosystem for the country.
MassChallenge accelerator seeks start-ups in Houston
04 Feb 2019
Six-week bootcamp includes a range of intensive in-person training, mentoring, community connectivity and virtual classes
Igniting smart solutions for San Diego
19 Dec 2018
Accelerator programme Scale San Diego is partnering with the US city and US Ignite to develop a Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) programme
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
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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