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Gatekeeper Project will help support Healthy Ageing in MK

KMi are part of a 40 partner EU project that has just be given the go ahead as part of the EU Horizon2020 research funding programme. The main objective of the Project is to create a GATEKEEPER that connects healthcare providers, businesses, entrepreneurs, elderly citizens and the communities they live in, in order to originate an open,…

KMi support Universities in Wales for Vietnam Collaboration

KMi’s Alan Fletcher was asked by Universities in Wales to provide a presentation and workshop for a delegation of Vietnamese Universities visiting The University of South Wales in Cardiff this week. The delegation had asked to learn more about the development of the smart city movement in the UK and in particular the work done…

Intelligent Leadership – APPG on Smart Cities

The UK Government All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Smart Cities last night published its initial report on how government strategy can unlock the potential of smart cities in the UK.  KMi’s Alan Fletcher has been a member of the APPG for a number of years and was engaged in the process of creating the…

Digital DNA – KMi working with Smart Cities in Ireland

KMi joined colleagues from STEM and the OU in Ireland to present keynote and workshop presentations at Ireland’s premier digital conference. Over two days in June, Digital DNA brought together 3,000 delegates from across a wide range of industries. KMi Business Development Manager, Alan Fletcher was on stage with Jamie Cudden from Smart Dublin and…

Citizen Data – empowering citizens

KMi joins three-month feasibility study on how to empower citizens with their own data. Five organisations have come together to run a three-month feasibility study to explore how to empower citizens with their own data.  The miData Studio initiative is a collaboration between the Open University ( KMi and MCT) and: Milton Keynes Council Ctrl-Shift  …

KMi make ARGH! millionaires in Malta

At the 2014 Joint Technology Enhanced Learning Summer School (JTELSS) in Malta KMi collaborated with the TELL-Me project partner VTT to design and deliver this year’s JTELSS Million Dollar Challenge, requiring students to work with the ARGH! augmented reality platform. The Million Dollar Challenge is a KMi workshop designed to support doctoral students in the…

MK:SMART mentioned at despatch box

During Prime Minister’s Questions on 15th January, Prime Minister David Cameron congratulated the Open University on the MK:SMART initiative and Milton Keynes for its representation on the Smart Cities Forum.   MK:SMART is a £16m multi partner project led by Professor Enrico Motta of KMi which is a critical part in a range of initiatives…

SMART meets FUTURE in Glasgow

Professor Enrico Motta, Project Director of MK:SMART led a delegation of project partners to an informal exchange of ideas with the Glasgow Future Cities Initiative this week. After some interesting updates on the progress, opportunities and challenges faced by the Glasgow initiative and an introduction to the scope of the MK:SMART project, the conversation centred…

KMi at National Digital Leaders Conference 2011

KMi’s Alan Fletcher was invited by LearnDirect to speak at the Skills and Learning workshop at GoOn ND11. GoON:ND11: the 6th National Digital Conference on 11th & 12th May 2011 at Old Billingsgate was the largest gathering and online participation to date of partners across the UK who want to work together to inspire, encourage…

KMi delivers key workshops at E2bN 2010

KMi has long been associated with the East of England Broadband Network, helping E2bN deliver FlashMeeting videoconferencing and the Making the News schools’ journalism portal to all of the primary and secondary education providers in the E2bN area. As part of this ongoing relationship KMi’s Dr Peter Scott and Alan Fletcher delivered key workshops at…

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