Episode 2 in the ongoing series of podcasts from the CityVerve consortium puts Jonny Voon, Innovation Lead at Innovate UK, in the hot seat.
Alongside host Ian Kennedy, discussion ranges from the importance of the role government officials can play in encouraging innovation to what the hot tech topics will be in ten years' time.
Chief researcher at BT, Professor John Davies, drops in to go against the clock in outlining the work his company is contributing the project.
Jonny also has an interesting - though perhaps not very self-preserving - pick for the piece of jargon he'd like to send to our virtual Room 101...
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