MK:Smart in China

Geoff Snelson, director of strategy and futures of Milton Keynes council presented the MK:Smart vision to the TM Forum 3rd Smart City in Focus Forum in Yinchuan, China. The MK delegation included leader of the council, Peter Marland and Alan Fletcher from KMi who were invited to the Forum to contribute to the wider debate and to showcase the work of MK to a global audience. The event included an invited focused workshop that considered the current state and goals of the global smart city movement. Geoff and Alan were invited to participate in the workshop and bring the experience of MK to the group. Councillor Marland attended a civic leaders reception and dinner aimed at building a closer relationship with Yinchuan, a city with many similarities to MK. As a member of TM Forum, KMi contributes to the Smart City initiatives of TMF and were pleased to have been part of the team whose work in smart city modelling was showcased at the event by Carl Piva, head of smart cities for TM...


MK:Smart summary video

As MK:Smart project came to an end, we reflect on our achievements to date in this short video summarising some of the main areas of MK:Smart research. Although the project officially finished at the end of June 2017, a number of new exciting initiatives related to project’s main research areas...

Crowdfunding through Our MK platform

On Thursday the 1st June MK:Smart has launched the next phase of Our MK project, focusing on supporting projects crowdfund finance and support through our spaceHive page. We were also promoting a crowfunding workshop for people interested in learning about crowdfunding and how they can make the...

MK:Smart related project wins coveted award at TM Forum Live

A collaborative catalyst project led by BT, sponsored by Milton Keynes Council and making use of the MK Data Hub, has won the Outstanding Performance Award in Catalyst Programme at TM Forum Live 2017. The news was announced at the prestigious TM Forum Live Awards hosted in Nice, France on 17...

MK:Smart Celebrates at the BT Tower!

Tuesday evening (16th May) saw a hive of activity at the iconic BT Tower in London, for MK:Smart's Final Showcase and Reception.    The project team, friends and VIPs alike gathered in the BT Tower’s famous 34th floor revolving rotunda, to take in the spectacular 360 degree views and...


MK:Smart Director talks Citizens, Ecosystems and the MK 2050 Vision.

Aran Noden, Editor of Pan European Networks: Smart Cities, a publication covering the cutting edge technologies that are revolutionising urban development and driving the fourth industrial revolution, recently interviewed Professor Enrico Motta, Director of the MK:Smart Project.   The...

Building Apps for Smart Cities

As part of the continuing Business engagement at MK:Smart, University Campus Milton Keynes (UCMK) has just finished playing host to a series of 1 Day Developers Training Workshops featuring the ThingWorx platform throughout 2016 and 2017.   At the end of the course delegates were given...