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ERDF BIG DATA CORRIDOR BID THROUGH TO NEXT STAGE!

The Big Data Corridor (BDC) is a new initiative led by Birmingham City Council in partnership with Aston University, Future Cities Catapult, Centro, Telensa, Innovation Birmingham, local SMEs and community groups of the Eastern Corridor Smart Demonstrator. It aims to create an innovative, connected data marketplace - a new disruptive economy.

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H2020: CITY4AGE KICKS OFF IN MILAN

Nicola and Annette attended the City4Age kick-off meeting, a Horizon 2020 funded project in which Birmingham is a test-bed partner. The aim of the project is to increase the take-up of digital technologies by people with mild cognitive impairment with an emphasis on prevention and self-care.

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BHAM RESPONDS TO DIGITAL ECONOMY INQUIRY

City Council partners were among the many invited to roundtable discussions to exchange information about what they are doing in contributing to the digital economy and in supporting the digital skills and innovation capabilities of businesses, including those that are developing disruptive technologies.

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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.



NEW APP TAKES THE STRESS AND GUESSWORK OUT OF PARKING!


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