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October 2017

CityLabs, Research & Innovation in the Digital Economy

19th October 2017 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Berrill Building, The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6AA United Kingdom
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The opening event of this £2m ERDF funded initiative to support SMEs in the SEMLEP region will give you all the insight you need about the services and support you can receive by being part of CityLabs. If you are an SME operating in the digital economy and need support in bringing new products to market, CityLabs will support you all the way. 9.00 Coffee / Networking 9.30 Welcome to CityLabs - Alan Fletcher, Open University 9.55 SEMLEP: a region…

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November 2017

IoTMK:3

28th November 2017 at 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
300 Silbury Boulevard Milton Keynes, + Google Map

The IoTMK Meetup is a place to connect things. What gets connected? Maybe it's the next few objects of the billions that will supposedly be connected to the internet in the next few years. Maybe it's you, to suppliers or customers, to knowledge and to the opportunities that go along with this expansion. Maybe it's your thinking. We're all working this out as we go along and hearing how other people are making sense, or not, of all this might…

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December 2017

Urban Business Lab – Round 1 Day 1

5th December 2017 at 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Berrill Building, The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6AA United Kingdom
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The first delivery of the 2 day UBL will take place at the Open University in Milton Keynes on the 5th Dec 2017 and 17th Jan 2018. Over two days you will learn how to shape your business using Lean business thinking and how to plan with the focus on your customer. To be part of the UBL you have to be signed up to the CityLabs Programme. To find out more or for support, email enquiries@citylabs.org.uk 9.00 Registration and…

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Driverless/Autonomous Vehicles in MK

13th December 2017 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Berrill Building, The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6AA United Kingdom
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UK Autodrive is a project in which The Open University are a partner. One of the things we are doing is supporting the work stream understanding public attitudes towards driverless/autonomous vehicles, in advance of the deployment of the MK Pods in 2018. A key activity in the work stream is the running of workshops that explore attitudes and perceptions towards driverless/autonomous vehicles. The Open University are hosting the MK workshop on the 13th December and would like to invite you…

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January 2018

Urban Business Lab – Round 1 Day 2

January 17
Berrill Building, The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6AA United Kingdom
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The first delivery of the 2 day UBL will take place at the Open University in Milton Keynes on the 5th Dec 2017 and 17th Jan 2018. Over two days you will learn how to shape your business using Lean business thinking and how to plan with the focus on your customer. To be part of the UBL Day 2 you have to be signed up to the CityLabs Programme and have attended UBL Day 1. To find out more…

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Developing IoT solutions with the SigFox Network – a CityLabs Workshop

January 30 - January 31
Berrill Building, The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6AA United Kingdom
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CityLabs is proud to host a 2 day workshop on SigFox network technologies lead by WND with the support of The Open University. The workshop is open to any SME and has the objective of introducing SigFox, a low-powered network that enables efficient data acquisition from geographically distributed IoT devices. The activities will be spread over two days, the first day will focus on the business opportunities enabled by SigFox and a set of use cases currently under development will be illustrated.…

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“OU Innovation: how can OU help business innovate?” Focus on: emerging and enabling technologies Featuring KTN/KTP and Innovate UK

January 31 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Berrill Building, The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 6AA United Kingdom
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Target Audience/ Level of experience Academics, Research Staff, Research Students, Research Support staff And external guests from industry Pre-requisites/ What you need to know General knowledge on academic/business collaboration is highly recommended (though you are still welcome if you are just curious!) Overview The event aims to foster existing and new relationships between academics and industry. There will be focus round tables on: digital technologies, smart materials, wearable technologies, space and sensors, energy. We will receive external guest from industry;…

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February 2018

IoTMK:4

February 20 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tech Mahindra, 401 Grafton Gate
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom

The IoTMK Meetup is a place to connect things. What gets connected? Maybe it’s the next few objects of the billions that will supposedly be connected to the internet in the next few years. Maybe it’s you, to suppliers or customers, to knowledge and to the opportunities that go along with this expansion. Maybe it’s your thinking. We’re all working this out as we go along and hearing how other people are making sense, or not, of all this might…

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CityLabs Technical Workshop – Developing IoT solutions with the SigFox Network

CityLabs Technical Workshop – Developing IoT solutions with the SigFox Network

Keyur Dave

The first CityLabs Technical workshop - Developing IoT solutions with the SigFox Network - organised with the collaboration of WND UK, took place the 30th and 31st of January at the Knowledge Media...

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Nov
CityLabs – Supporting high growth entrepreneurs

CityLabs – Supporting high growth entrepreneurs

Cathy Tate

In November CityLabs team Cathy Tate, Alan Fletcher and Ian Pulford were asked to present CityLabs at the Barclays High Growth and Entrepreneur dinner at Stadium MK.  Barclays are building a...

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Nov
CityLabs – Proud to celebrate with Biztech

CityLabs – Proud to celebrate with Biztech

Cathy Tate

This Years Biztech BrightSparc Awards was held at the MK e-Spark venue in central Milton Keynes. The Biztech BrightSparc Awards celebrates all that is great about local innovation in tech, awarding...

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Oct
CityLabs – Off to a flying start

CityLabs – Off to a flying start

Cathy Tate

On the 19th October the CityLabs team hosted over 40 SMEs at the Open University to kick start the support programme. This event saw the project partners and supporters come together to outline...

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