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

In order to link up activities and research at The University of Manchester further, we have launched a smart cities survey. This survey has been created by Manchester Informatics & the newly established Manchester Urban Institute. We believe there is potential for the Smart Cities community at…

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