Enter the Smart Oxford Challenge

Nominet is proud to host the first Smart Oxford Challenge in partnership with W3C, on 18th September 2015 Do you have an idea for a connected product or digital service that could make Oxford a better, smarter city? Apply online before August 7th for the Smart Oxford Challenge If you are selected, you will receive … Continue reading “Enter the Smart Oxford Challenge”

TV white space in Oxford

By: Nominet TV white space (TVWS) is the name given to the parts of wireless spectrum that were freed up as part of the digital TV switchover in the UK. TVWS can create two-way communications at a relatively high-data rates over long distances and urban environments so it’s good for transmitting applications such as video … Continue reading “TV white space in Oxford”

Oxford’s Future of Cities Programme

Rethinking the city as a flexible and dynamic space The Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities seeks to re-think the city, in theory and practice, as a flexible and evolving space that better responds to contemporary urban challenges. The understanding of the urban, whether in theory or practice, stands at a turning point. Cities … Continue reading “Oxford’s Future of Cities Programme”

Creating a low carbon future for Oxfordshire

OxFutures is mobilising large-scale investment to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency projects across the city and county. The aim is to achieve a 40% reduction in carbon emissions locally by 2020 and make low carbon economic development mainstream. The programme has been kick-started by a grant from Intelligent Energy Europe* to leverage investment of … Continue reading “Creating a low carbon future for Oxfordshire”