New funding boost for Science Oxford Centre

The Oxford Trust’s Stansfeld Park project has taken another exciting step forward with the news that we have been granted a Special Award from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. The financial award will enable us to develop a LiveLab zone in our new Science Oxford Centre on the Stansfeld site, which is … Continue reading “New funding boost for Science Oxford Centre”

OxFutures starts 3.2m project to boost innovative low carbon businesses

By: Low Carbon Hub Oxford’s Low Carbon Hub has led a winning bid for £1.6m of European Regional Development funding that will be used to foster low carbon economic development in the county over the next three years. This funding will be matched with another £1.6m, the majority of which will come from six partners, … Continue reading “OxFutures starts 3.2m project to boost innovative low carbon businesses”

Smart Oxford Playable City Commission – give us your input

By: Smart Oxford & Playable City The Smart Oxford Playable City Commission shortlist reveals six innovative projects placing shared experience at the heart of the future city.  Help us choose a winner. Watershed and Smart Oxford are delighted to announce the shortlist for the very first Smart Oxford Playable City Commission 2017. From mysterious creatures … Continue reading “Smart Oxford Playable City Commission – give us your input”

What maths does: building a perfect metropolis

By: University of Oxford Oxford Mathematician Neave O’Clery works with mathematical models to describe the processes behind industrial diversification and economic growth. Here she discusses her work in Oxford and previously at Harvard to explain how network science can help us understand why some cities thrive and grow, and others decline, and how they can … Continue reading “What maths does: building a perfect metropolis”

Digital entrepreneurship

By: Michel Wahome, Oxford Internet Institute The ‘techie’ archetype is the mascot of our age. Generally imagined and depicted as a youth, most often male, wearing a casual sweat-shirt, and carrying a backpack that contains the tool of his trade—the laptop. The techie dreams of building a software ‘app’ that commands a global following and … Continue reading “Digital entrepreneurship”

Oxford Conference: Digital Transport Exchange 6-7 July 2017

By: Smart Oxford Digital Transport Exchange: Practical, scalable applications of digital infrastructure to improve the transport experience Hosted by Smart Oxford in conjunction with the MoBox Foundation and Oxfordshire County Council, Digital Transport Exchange is designed to share knowledge and build networks by bringing the data and digital infrastructure ecosystem together for the first time … Continue reading “Oxford Conference: Digital Transport Exchange 6-7 July 2017”