In 2012, Capital Relations helped @CXHub to connect with innovators in creative companies. We mapped their knowledge and sparked business ideas for a future in the Digital Public space - read about the method for Knowledge Exchange curation here.
Archive for category: Ideas
If you're a coder who wants to make Manchester better - apply now for a freelance fellowship with MDDA. Travel, fun and innovation across 6 European cities. Closing date 25th November.
Situated Technologies pamphlet 9 asks "What do architects need to know about urban computing, and what do technologists need to know about cities?" This discussion feeds into our work for The Creative Exchange Hub, as we consider implications for the Digital Public Space.
This talk by Manuel Lima, senior UX design lead at Microsoft Bing, takes us from problems of simplicity to organised complexity, and considers how traditional 'tree like' structures used by Darwin to illustrate ecosystems are inadequate to convey the complexity of our knowledge and relationships.
Manchester's first edition of the StartupDigest hits the streets tomorrow: Local events curated by Coral and Ian in Manchester, published in Silicon Valley, and connecting Manchester with a global network of ideas, activity and resources. Subscribe now for free to see what's going on.
Art has long been used to communicate scientific discovery. In 'The Life Scientific' Prof. Tony Ryan talks about cultural collaborations that aim to solve problems through science. He explains how combining catalysts with fashion can both clean the air and communicate an important message.
"What we need is an online space that has all the digital, tech, start-up, innovation events in one place." Ever heard that before? Well, here are the beginnings of my attempt to pull something together...
The Technology Strategy Board has announced plans to establish a Catapult (TIC) centre for the connected digital economy. What will it do? Where will it be? Here's what we know so far...
Really interesting job in knowledge exchange, innovation and digital, which links multiple HE institutions and creative businesses. Hats off to Lancaster and FutureEverything - continuing to work up some exciting and ambitious work that's highly relevant for our time. I'll continue to watch with interest. Deadline 2nd February 2012.
The Innovation and Research Strategy outlines the new and expanded programmes to be delivered by the Technology Strategy Board, including systems, grants and vouchers for SMEs.