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DFLB PROJECT OFFERS DIGITAL SUPPORT TO RESIDENTS OF NEWTOWN

Catalyst Mutual Enterprise CIC is now working with the Department for Work and Pensions, Digital Birmingham and Birmingham City Council (Financial Inclusion Partnership) to deliver Digital and Financial Literacy Birmingham – a program to help people develop the digital skills they need to connect with the world. 

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BBC CELEBRATES LOCAL INNOVATION AT DIGITAL DIGBETH DAY

Members of Birmingham’s arts, media and tech industries are looking forward to a free programme of talks and demonstrations from some of the country’s leading experts, including Google, BBC Three and The Space. Digital Digbeth Day is presented by Fazeley Studios on Thursday 15 June as part of BBC Digital Cities, a week-long event showcasing Birmingham’s last digital innovations.

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GET READY FOR THE INNOVATIVE SMART ROUTING APP, AS PRESENTED AT THE IoT WORLD FORUM 2017

Raj Mack, Head of Digital Birmingham presented at CISCO’s Internet of Things World Forum this week and not only talked about the challenges faced by global cities today and the smart city work and future innovations and opportunities that Birmingham aims to progress but also touched on some of the trailblazing work the region is involved with, including the innovative Smart Routing project.

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DIGITAL BIRMINGHAM LAUNCHES THE BIG DATA CORRIDOR

Digital Birmingham is excited to launch its grant funded Big Data Corridor (BDC) programme in conjunction with the European Development Fund and partner organisations Aston University, Birmingham City University, Enable iD, Innovation Birmingham, Telensa and Transport West Midlands.

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PROJECT DISC WOWS AT TRAFFEX 2017

Project DISC enjoyed an excellent day of networking at Traffex 2017 in April and delighted in demonstrating the innovative Smart City Toolkit developed by the project.   Read on for an excellent review of Project DISC at Traffex 2017 by Urban Dynamics Lab.

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CITIZENS CAN NOW BENEFIT FROM FREE PUBLIC WI-FI!

Free public access Wi-Fi has been successfully installed in over 200 public buildings across Birmingham - making it easier than ever for citizens to access online services in buildings delivering council services.

See this interactive map for a connected building near you.



Digital Birmingham have collaborated with the key organisations to produce an ambitious framework, and a clear set of actions, for the future of the city. This is an exemplary smart city plan.

Peter Madden, CEO of the Future Cities Catapult