UK Space exploration – Jodrell Bank boost for Northern Powerhouse Science and Tech leadership and Goonhilly goes global

There is plenty going on in that highly specialist sector of our built environment that is space exploration. Good to see Jodrell Bank reinforcing and building its profile as a global player with its nomination at the beginning of the year by the UK Government to UNESCO for World Heritage Site status in 2019. As…

RICS World Built Envitonment Forum Summit – London 23 and 24 April 2018

The RICS World Built Environment Forum Meets again at the Intercontinental Hotel in London in 2018. These two days of cutting edge debates will focus on the commercial strategies needed to harness the enormous potential of the 21st century’s people and places. Key themes: How development of collaborative infrastructure, trade and knowledge networks can generate…

Smart Cities: cracking the problem of data sharing between them not just within them

The Blog came across this paper from ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunications information Sharing) which touches on the thorny issue of data sharing between cities rather than just within them.  To quote from the introduction: “As Smart City projects continue to expand and evolve, data sharing sits at the intersection of business opportunities and technology developments.…