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European cities reach €250m investment milestone in smart tech programme
10 Feb 2021
London, Lisbon, Milan, Bordeaux, Burgas and Warsaw have triggered the investment as part of the major international smart cities programme, Sharing Cities.
Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London
31 Jul 2020
The mayor has tasked the UK capital’s chief digital officer and Smart London Board to set out the criteria that innovations must meet before being deployed in the city.
Technology and innovation declared vital to London's recovery
16 Jul 2020
The all-party group highlights how the London Office of Technology and Innovation helped councils identify the digital tools and processes they can use to adapt to the new challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Alan Turing Institute mobilised to inform London's response to Covid-19 lockdown
14 May 2020
The Odysseus project’s overall goal is to help manage the Covid-19 crisis, inform the return to normality, and act as a springboard to London’s economy in the long term.
London works with start-ups to counter online extremism
12 Feb 2020
More than 125 entrants were whittled down to the eight finalists in the second round of mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Civic Innovation Challenge.
London plots next data-driven steps as Datastore turns 10
09 Jan 2020
A new report examines how the city’s data collection and sharing should evolve and build on the success of the City Hall’s free and open data-sharing platform.
London mayor addresses mobile "not spots"
30 Sep 2019
A new standard agreement for commercial landlords and public property owners is designed to speed up the process which allows mobile providers access to rooftops and other sites to install kit.
London boosts digital transformation of public services
12 Jun 2019
London boroughs are coming together to launch the London Office of Technology and Innovation whose mission is to foster radical ideas to benefit citizens, communities and businesses.
Brexit "chaos" threatening progress of technological change in the UK
12 Jun 2019
The mayor of London warns that the ongoing Brexit discussions are resulting in the Government side-lining preparations for the impact of rapid technological change.
London signs up to international smart city coalition
17 May 2019
The Greater London Authority has joined Open & Agile Smart Cities, the international network that supports cities and communities in their digital transformation.
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.
ODI report explores the case for building data trusts
16 Apr 2019
The Open Data Institute’s research reveals a demand from private, public and third sector organisations in finding out the part such entities could play in data-sharing.
TfL collaborates with Bosch on smart mobility
11 Mar 2019
Transport for London is the first organisation to sign up to Bosch’s newly opened London Connectory urban incubator
London councillors give their views on digital transformation
17 Jan 2019
As part of its drive to build a smarter London, the GLA asked 202 councillors their views on using technology to redesign and rebuild public services, personal data use and sensors
Could a 3D model help London visualise the future?
09 Jan 2019
The UK capital’s chief digital officer, Theo Blackwell, is keen to hear from any parties interested in being involved in a digital planning initiative
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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