Smart Cities

Manchester has a strong track record of Urban research which draws on the city of Manchester’s unique place at the epicentre of industrial capitalism, as well as its subsequent strategies to set out its post-industrial futures and respond to 21 century devolution -  which will potentially bring far reaching consequences for those living in Manchester and beyond.

Our Smart Cities projects integrate multiple information and communication technology (ICT) solutions to  manage securely a city's systems including transportation systems, health, environment and more.

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CityVerve

CityVerve will see Manchester transform into a ‘smart city’ demonstrating the power of IoT technologies to revolutionise and improve city services across health and social care, transport and mobility

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Living Lab

The University Living Lab is developing the University of Manchester campus as a site for applied teaching and research around sustainability and low carbon.

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Spatial analysis

ICT and geographic information systems have given rise to many exciting projects. Examples of current projects include: location analytics: pinpointing the vital information, connections and patterns

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Triangulum Project

Triangulum is a €25 million Horizon 2020 project funded by The European Comission to demonstrate cutting-edge smart city technologies.

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Smart Sustainable Cities

Smart Cities projects integrate multiple information and communication technology (ICT) solutions to manage securely a city's systems including transportation systems, health, environment and more

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Smart Cities Survey

Manchester Informatics & the Manchester Urban Institute have recently launched a survey to identify UoM research and activities in a wide range of areas exploring the potential of urban data, innovati

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