Author Archives: KMi Development

MK:Smart mentioned at despatch box

During Prime Minister’s Questions on 15 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 (the Knowledge Media Institute), which is a critical part of a range of […]

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 […]

Milton Keynes celebrates the start of something SMART

KMi’s Professor Enrico Motta, of the Open University, is the Project Director of MK:Smart, a three year, £16m HEFCE-funded project that will, from January 2014, develop innovative ways of supporting the significant forecast growth in Milton Keynes. Central to the Open University-led project is the creation of a state-of-the-art ‘MK Data Hub’ which will curate vast amounts of data […]