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Job Opportunity: Are you a technical project manager? Do you have experience in Smart Cities? How would you like to run our flagship project?

by Kevin 24/11/2015 in Bristol

The Council’s City Innovation Team are looking for an experienced project manager with some knowledge of smart cities programmes to run a major new initiative in the City. The REPLICATE project is a very high profile initiative and will be delivered in partnership with Florence and San Sebastian. If you’d like more details visit [...]

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Businesses can win up to £35,000 each to develop digital projects that improve urban spaces for those who live, work and play in them

by Kevin 03/11/2015 in Bristol

Innovate UK have announced a competition for businesses trying to make city spaces better and smarter for people. The competition is looking to receive proposals in 4 areas;

enhanced travel data: to find new ways to use data to improve journeys and present data to users, in partnership with Transport for London
effective journey management: to find [...]

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Your invitation to be included in the UK’s SmartLink Platform Demonstration at the Barcelona Smart City Expo

by Kevin 28/10/2015 in Bristol

Do you want to promote your Smart products and services at the Barcelona Smart City Expo? The UK Smart Solutions Marketing Platform – SmartLink will be launching at the event and can help do this for you.
If your company is involved in delivering world-class smart solutions they’d like to invite you to take advantage of [...]

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Free Event: Come along to the Innovate UK Bristol City Demonstrator Learning workshop, 930am-5pm, 16 November, Watershed

by Kevin 14/10/2015 in Bristol

Bristol has invested considerable time, thought and resources in the Smart City programme. Come along to this event and hear about our experiences in delivering Smart Energy, Smart Transport and Smart Data pilot projects. Innovate UK has been a key supporter of the programme and have organised this workshop to share learning with other authorities [...]

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Free event: Come and hear Steve Leonard speak on Singapore’s Smart City Progress, 1230pm-130pm, 17 November, Arnolfini, Bristol

by Kevin 13/10/2015 in Bristol

Singapore aims to be the world’s first Smart Nation, with fuller use of technology to live, work and play resulting in improved quality of life for individuals; business opportunities for enterprises; and an anticipatory government that uses technology to better serve and anticipate citizens’ needs. Smart Nation brings together world-ranked universities and medical facilities, multi-billion annual R&D [...]

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Council to relocate emergency and city management operations

by Kevin 08/10/2015 in Bristol

Bristol City Council is set to bring together three separate city management and emergency control rooms in a bid to deliver significant savings for the Council and secure the future of these core services.
The move will see the Council’s Emergency Management, Traffic Management and Community Safety (CCTV) control rooms relocate to a dedicated space at [...]

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Event: Online Influence Conference, Mercure Hotel Bristol, 16th October

by Kevin 07/10/2015 in Bristol

Attendees at this event  will have the opportunity to network with top senior executives, learn about the latest digital trends and gain key industry insights. Pinterest’s UK Marketing Manager Lizzy Sibley, Airbnb’s EMEA Marketing Manager Holly Clarke and Thane Ryland, Global Lead Social Analytics and Insights at Microsoft have been added to the [...]

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How much is your personal data worth? An awful lot it seems, but who gets the value?

by Kevin 03/09/2015 in Bristol

Each of us creates about 5GB of data each day, and according to new website data wallet $300 Billion is spent on obtaining that personal data each year. Firms of data brokers aggregate information about us from a variety of different sources, from our loyalty cards to social media posts. In most cases it won’t [...]

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Local website takes the casual job search online for students

by Kevin 02/09/2015 in Bristol is a new website that has just launched in Bristol. Founded by a Bristol university graduate, it aims to connect university students with part-time and one-off jobs whilst studying at university.
The graduate jobs market is saturated with websites trying to cash in on placing the UK’s smartest new employees in high flying jobs. But [...]

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