Author Archives: aneta tumilowicz

MK:Smart project features as a case study in new World Bank Group report on IoT

As a result of the work conducted under the MK:Smart project umbrella, Milton Keynes takes a prominent place in recently published report by the World Bank Group that focuses on governmental response to the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon. Specifically, with respect to how governments and businesses could collaborate to exploit potential benefits that the […]

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 […]

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 (i.e. transport, energy, water as […]

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 most of Our MK, the new crowdfunding platform […]

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 May. Judges included representatives […]