Event: environmental challenges and digital technology: exploring opportunities for collaboration in Oxfordshire

15 June 2015, West Wing, Said Business School, Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP A collaborative discussion day for researchers, business, and public sector, hosted by the Environmental Change Institute‘s Agile Ox programme, focussing on local environmental problems and digital solutions. Developments in affordable sensors, the Internet of Things, and accompanying step-change in potentials for… Read More »

Open call – Data Catalyser

The Digital Catapult is looking for Data Providers (organisations with large proprietary or closed datasets) and data experts, who might typically be startups or individuals extracting some form of value from datasets in the form of an insight, a new algorithm or a new service, to work with its Data Catalyser. The Data Catalyser platform… Read More »

Oxford named as a key founder of the Alan Turing Institute

Oxford University will play a key role in the creation and the activities of the Alan Turing Institute. The Institute will build on the UK’s existing academic strengths and help position the country as a world leader in the analysis and application of big data and algorithm research. Its headquarters will be based at the… Read More »

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Trusted Computing – Oxford and Cybersecurity

Trust between users is fundamental to online commerce and culture – and is in short supply, given the many breaches to internet security in recent months. In this video, Oxford academics discuss measures to build security into hardware and software systems, not simply bolt it on top – based on work supported by the European… Read More »

Emerging Tech Weekender – 14 to 16 November 2014

Want to be part of shaping a new tech business, from idea to pitch to commercial viability, all in one weekend? Attendance is free for Emerging Tech Weekender, 14 to 16 November 2014, at The John Henry Brookes Building, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford.   Over three days, teams of innovators pitch their ideas in a… Read More »

Digital Catapult announces Open Innovation Platform

The Connected Digital Economy Catapult today announced their Open Innovation Platform, a place to collaborate and unlock ideas, create projects and form new partnerships to accelerate the UK digital economy. The platform is open to individuals, businesses, public sector and research institutions, large and small, to use to collaborate between existing teams, find new partners… Read More »

Businesses – Join the big data revolution

The Big Innovation Centre and Science & Technology Facilities Council are holding an event on open, free data available for use by businesses at Didcot on 6 May. From their online announcement: Join the big data revolution The UK boasts vast data sets open for public use, generated through world-class research activity and as a… Read More »