COBWEB – revolutionising energy management in buildings

In 2013 Oxford Brookes University’s Low Carbon Building Group secured funding for this project from the Technology Strategy Board, as part of their Future Cities Solutions Competition, which rewards solutions for UK cities facing challenges in energy, data and transportation. The initial £100k facilitated the development of a prototype data platform for (real time) power … Continue reading “COBWEB – revolutionising energy management in buildings”

Oxford’s Science Transit plans

Oxford Science Transit plan aims to transform public transport along the county’s ‘knowledge spine’. The Science Transit will be a fully integrated public transport system that connects the area’s centres of innovation and economic growth with the two universities. It will mean that people using Oxford Science Transit will be able to hop on, and … Continue reading “Oxford’s Science Transit plans”

Better Broadband for Oxfordshire

An extra 6,500 ‘hard to reach’ homes and businesses across Oxfordshire will be able to receive high-speed fibre broadband following an additional £5.1 million funding announced on 9th February 21015. Better Broadband for Oxfordshire will now ensure that superfast broadband is available to at least 71,000 homes and businesses across the county by the end … Continue reading “Better Broadband for Oxfordshire”

Super Connected Oxford

Oxford has been awarded £5m funding from Government to become a Super Connected City by offering access to faster broadband speeds for businesses and delivering wireless infrastructure that will provide free wireless to all who live, work and visit the city. Small and medium sized businesses in Oxford can apply for a voucher to enable … Continue reading “Super Connected Oxford”