Smart City Roadmap
Birmingham has many initiatives and partnerships aiming to improve the city and much good work is being done with Birmingham organisations who are actively contributing towards making Birmingham a smarter city.
HS2 Digital Futures Prospectus
The GBSLEP HS2 programme board have commissioned Digital Birmingham to produce a 'Digital Futures Prospectus'. This will set out a vision and strategy to inform and influence how HS2 investment can use existing and future technologies.
Eastern Corridor Smart Demonstrator
A collection of smart city projects underway in the Eastern Corridor that will help accelerate and galvanise smart city activity and at the same time build a compelling narrative to engage with how people want to move, live, work and play in the city.
H2020 City4Age - City services for healthy ageing
City4Age is an European project co-funded by the EU Horizon2020 Programme that aims to activate urban communities to facilitate the role of social/health services and of families dealing with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and frailty in the elderly population.
Project DISC (Data-driven Interactive Smart Decision Toolkit)
The aim of this project is to use data, technology and strong citizen engagement to address the city’s and region’s growth challenges and reduce inequalities, using HS2 and Birmingham's canal network as test cases.
This project aims to exchange good practices on the role that public authorities can play in enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs by improving the business climate and support in which they operate.
Integrated multimodal Journey Planning, combining real-time and personal data which works, even when your internet connection doesn’t
H2020: PULSE (Participatory Urban Living for Sustainable Environments)
The PULSE project will accelerate the Big Data vision by designing a system to exploit Big Data Value (BDV) in the public health sector. This is consistent with the goal of creating an integrated, interoperable single data market across the EU.
Exploring how the city might create an open data platform, based on the examples of sites such as data.gov.uk and Redbridge Datashare. We believe this should be one of the foundations of Birmingham establishing itself as a Smart City.
A partnership programme of activity to grow a network of Birmingham young coders that will support young people to do good things with open data and coding
The Share-PSI 2.0 Thematic Network brings together a very broad range of stakeholders to collaborate and in the re-use of public sector information and to help them to reach consensus on technical standards, complementing existing and ongoing initiatives in the domain.
Wireless in Public Buildings
This project has been designed to bridge the digital divide in Birmingham by successfully installing free public access Wi-Fi to over 200 public buildings across the city.
Big Data Corridor
The Big Data Corridor Project aims to help businesses in Birmingham and Solihull to understand the benefits and ways of using data from Internet of Things and Data Economy environment for development of new products and services. It will have a particular focus on challenges in East Birmingham area of health, wellbeing and mobility.
We lead and work with others on a range of digital and smart city projects.
Please take a look and see what we are up to. If there is anything of particular interest, then do get in touch and we will be pleased to share more information about what we are doing.