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Soapbox Science event 2024

Join us on July 6th, 12:00 – 15:00 BST, to meet our scientists at Soapbox Science Milton Keynes which will be happening in Middleton Hall in Centre MK shopping centre. This is in-person event which provides a unique opportunity for the public to learn about science straight from scientists. This year we have 10 amazing Soapbox Science event 2024

MK Geek Night #48

Milton Keynes Geek Night returns on Thursday 6th June 2024 for event #48 and we’re excited to be hosting this edition of MKGN at the South Central Institute of Technology in Bletchley, a few minutes walk from Bletchley Park and the station. Our Early Bird Tickets have now sold out but General Release Tickets are now on sale – don’t miss this! MK Geek Night #48

Female Founders Lounge

Join us for an exciting evening at the Female Founders Lounge! This in-person event is a unique opportunity for female entrepreneurs to connect, share experiences, and inspire one another. Whether you’re a seasoned business owner or just starting out, this event is designed to empower and support women in the business world. At the Female Founders Lounge, Female Founders Lounge

The provocation sessions

Why different is good is the first of a series of sessions, provoking conversation around brand, creative and advertising. Being the driving force of conversation within the Milton Keynes area and wanting to provide an exclusive space to learn from those who know. Each session will feature a different panel and topic, with experts sharing The provocation sessions

ScaleUp Finance

The ScaleUp Institute, in collaboration with the British Business Bank, is running a ScaleUp Finance event for scaling and scaleup businesses in the East and South East Midlands in May. This will provide the latest market insights and thoughts on raising scaleup capital in 2024. Join us at the MK:U Innovation Hub, Bouverie House, 200 ScaleUp Finance

Coding academy & forum for women

We are in exciting but changing technology times! Do you feel you need to learn more about AI (Artificial Intelligence)?Are you afraid you are being left behind?Would you like to learn about tech but don’t consider yourself technical? We have create a safe space for you to learn and ask your questions (no matter how Coding academy & forum for women

Made in MK #19

Join us for our second meetup of 2024 on Thursday 1st February at 6:00pm @ x+why in Unity Place. Made in MK is a meet-up for the tech and creative community in Milton Keynes. The event provides an opportunity to meet like-minded people and stay connected with a broad range of talent from across the Made in MK #19

MK:U Coworking drop-in Sole Trader VS Limited Company

Equipping business owners with financial literacy Join our monthly coworking event, which is brought to you by MK:U Innovation Hub, based in central Milton Keynes. Our modern coworking space offers a flexible and comfortable setting to get your work done. High-speed Internet connection and innovative facilities, so that you can stay connected and productive. During MK:U Coworking drop-in Sole Trader VS Limited Company

Milton Keynes Tech Forum

Join us for the Milton Keynes Tech Forum, an informal open meeting to bring together community leaders, event organisers and supporters who have an interest in contributing to the Milton Keynes Tech Ecosystem. The purpose of this forum is to communicate upcoming events, initiatives, activities and news to cultivate collaboration between community leaders and organisers. Milton Keynes Tech Forum

Female Founders Lounge

Join us for an exciting evening at the Female Founders Lounge! This in-person event is a unique opportunity for female entrepreneurs to connect, share experiences, and inspire one another. Whether you’re a seasoned business owner or just starting out, this event is designed to empower and support women in the business world. At the Female Founders Lounge, Female Founders Lounge

Picture this: Behind your brand

Introducing the third instalment of Picture This: Behind Your Brand. Join us at x+why at Unity Place this spring for Picture This part 3. For this event, we’ll be diving into what goes on behind the scenes of a successful brand. From conception to culture to commercials.You won’t want to miss it. The Speakers

AGILE:MK – Leia Vs Galadriel: Exploring your inner leader with Antonio Cobo Cuenca

Join us for Post-it note wars and help Leia to defeat Darth Vader armed only with a Sharpie. Will Galadriel find and defeat Sauron only with post-it notes? What makes a good leader? What makes a bad one? Friend of Agile:MK Antonio Cobo Cuenca will guide us to explore attributes of influential leaders in this fun and collaborative, fully hands-on workshop. AGILE:MK – Leia Vs Galadriel: Exploring your inner leader with Antonio Cobo Cuenca

More impactful collaboration & a healthier & more rewarding career

Rapidly rethinking how we work so we can have more meaningful careers and make an impact quicker If yes to any of the above, then you need to be at this webinar. Sponsorship opportunties: Contact: info@teamory.co Our Mission Statement: Regenerating work to change the world.. ‘Imagine a world in which our work is designed to deliver More impactful collaboration & a healthier & more rewarding career

Milton Keynes has been recognized as one of the top places to live in 2024

In March 2024, The Times recognised that Milton Keynes (MK) is one of the best cities to live in.  MK offers a vibrant lifestyle with ample green spaces, cultural attractions, and innovative technology hubs. Its family-friendly environment provides numerous recreational activities and entertainment options for all ages. With excellent connectivity to major cities like London, Milton Keynes has been recognized as one of the top places to live in 2024

Scaling-up community care with MK:Communities

The GATEKEEPER project, a large-scale pilot initiative across Europe focusing on smart living environments, was financially supported by the EU’s Horizon 2020 program. Its primary objective was to develop smart data-driven solutions for personalized early risk detection and intervention. Collaborators on this endeavor were the Woughton Community Council (WCC), which represented the oldest of the Scaling-up community care with MK:Communities

All flows 2024 – Creative, Design and Digital Conference

All Flows returns for 2024! All Flows 2024 is taking place May 23-24 at the all-new Unity Place building in Milton Keynes. We’re delighted to be bringing another forward-thinking lineup of international speakers from across the worlds of Graphic Design, Branding, Animation & Motion Graphics, Augmented Reality, Film, Photography, Digital Innovation and more to Milton All flows 2024 – Creative, Design and Digital Conference

City Council Secures £1m for drone project

Milton Keynes City Council secured £1m government funding for drone deployment to expedite medicine delivery, alleviate traffic, and cut carbon emissions globally. Collaborating with Cranfield University’s Drone Innovation Hub and Satellite Applications Catapult Westcott DronePort, the council will trial new drone services alongside existing delivery and autonomous vehicle systems. This initiative bolsters Milton Keynes’ reputation City Council Secures £1m for drone project

Self-driving shuttles coming to Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes City Council and partners secured £2m grant funding for new self-driving shuttle services, part of the StreetCAV project. This aims to install necessary infrastructure for safe operation of autonomous shuttles, robotic, and drone-based services. The project, in collaboration with Smart City Consultancy, will trial the technology before potential nationwide rollout. The funding is Self-driving shuttles coming to Milton Keynes

The Mark – Milton Keynes 5G project kickstarts after successfully securing funding through DSIT

The Mark – Milton Keynes 5G project kickstarted in November 2023 and will end in March 2025. The project’s primary objective is to create and showcase cutting-edge 5G neutral infrastructure tailored for high-density urban environments. The infrastructure’s practical application will be demonstrated at the MK Stadium, incorporating innovative technologies like autonomous shuttles and delivery robots, The Mark – Milton Keynes 5G project kickstarts after successfully securing funding through DSIT

A new research platform from The Open University invites collaboration on societal challenges

A new Open University research platform is open for collaboration on some of the most important challenges of our time. The Open Societal Challenges Online Platform that will enable those outside The Open University (OU) to work with our researchers on society’s most pressing issues, is launching this month (October 2023). The Platform is based on a A new research platform from The Open University invites collaboration on societal challenges