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Connected cities – seeking new opportunities for global partnership

Ruth-Mckernan-with-panel-and-jo-johnson-at-uk-india-tech-summit

I arrived in India after an exciting few days at the Innovate 2016 event in Manchester, co-hosted by Innovate UK and the Department for International Trade. Cities of the future were an important theme of the event, showcasing UK innovation. …

Growing the market for urban solutions

Temple Quay bridge by night, Bristol, UK

City focus Most of us either live in, work in, or visit cities regularly. They are engines of growth and by 2050, are expected to be home to 70% of the worlds population. With such rapid population growth, our cities …

Learnings and recommendations from Connected Cities Mission to ASEAN

Priya Prakash, Design 4 Social Change talking to potential partner in Jahor, Malaysia

We recently took 10 UK firms to Malaysia and Singapore, with UKTI, on an entrepreneur Connected Cities mission to help them find partners in the region. Here are their learnings and recommendations from the mission. Bronze Software Labs, Richard Howells Reasons …