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Eduvocation scales up thanks to CityLABS collaboration

Eduvocation scales up thanks to CityLABS collaboration. The CityLABS technical support team led by Dr Enrico Daga contributed to the development of a geospatial navigation of job adverts, released on October 2018. After that, the user based increased significantly, 10 times as much in applications, 5 times as much in users. Eduvocation reported a growth […]

Discovering new concepts for enhancing the Designing Buildings Wiki

The Designing Buildings Wiki (https://www.designingbuildings.co.uk) is an online Wiki publicly accessible by the general public and maintained by Designing Buildings Ltd. It contains over 7500 articles and concepts related to building construction, civil and structural engineering, architecture, policies, legislation and much more.By leveraging state-of-the-art Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques, the CityLABS […]

CityLabs Collaborations: IoT and Blockchain trial to guarantee transparency and accountability in regulatory compliance

In November 2018, CityLabs and Akeman Solutions successfully began trialling IoT and Blockchain technologies to support the development of the Hygieneat smartphone app. The trial takes place in one of the restaurants located in the Open University (OU) campus in Milton Keynes. In particular, researchers in the Intelligent Systems and Data Science (ISDS) group at […]

Biztech BrightSparc Awards

The CityLabs team have so far connected with over 70 SMEs in the region and provided valuable business and technical support, as well as forming research collaborations. Across all categories of awards, SMEs who have engaged with CityLABS were well represented. The CityLabs Innovation Award was won by LivingWell at Home. Emma Luddington and the […]

Geospatial exploration of job adverts with an innovative platform for teachers’ recruiting in SEMLEP

CityLABS celebrates the launch of a “new to the market” feature on the Eduvocation platform www.mynewterm.org dedicated to job advertising and brokering in education. From their website: “MyNewTerm is the leading jobs platform for all teaching jobs, school support vacancies and education roles across Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Bedford.“ The CityLABS team supported Eduvocation on […]

CityLabs Technical Workshop – Developing IoT solutions with the SigFox Network

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 Institute of The Open University. Places in the KMi Podium were fully occupied for this two-day workshop centred on understanding how to […]

CityLabs – Supporting high growth entrepreneurs

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 network of SME and entrepreneur support nationally and are keen to engage with CityLabs as a networking partner. The team managed a presentation in […]

CityLabs – Proud to celebrate with Biztech

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 young students and seasoned businesses with the accolade of recognition of their achievements. CityLabs has a strong connection with Biztech – the forum for […]

CityLabs – Off to a flying start

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 the ways in which SMEs can engage with and benefit from CityLabs. The event started with a presentation from Geoff Snelson, Director […]