Our friends over at IC Tomorrow recently contacted us with some information on various activities they’ve got planned that may be of interest to you:
1) ‘Digital innovation Contest – Data’
There is still time to apply for the IC tomorrow ‘Digital Innovation Contest – Data’ with £125K of funding available for innovative products and services, which explore the potential of working with multiple data sources.
Video briefings from each of the five contest partners: Ingram Content Group, digital communications group EE Limited, Ordnance Survey, Birmingham Community, Healthcare Trust and the British Library are now available online. These provide valuable insights into the motivations behind the challenges; the platforms, tools and datasets available for the contest; as well as highlighting the potential opportunities for collaboration with digital start-ups. Watch the videos: http://bit.ly/1mynbMo
The contest is open to EU-based start-ups and SMEs; it is not necessary to have an existing app or service to apply, or to be currently active in the challenge sectors.
Deadline for submissions: Noon on Wednesday 7th May 2014.
Briefing videos: http://bit.ly/1mynbMo
Find out more about the competition and to make an application go to: http://bit.ly/dicdata
2) Learning Technologies: Design for Impact – Partner Finding Workshops
The Technology Strategy Board, IC tomorrow, the Knowledge Transfer Network, and the Education Foundation will be running a series of knowledge sharing and partner finding workshops that will highlight the challenges and opportunities specific to the design, adoption and implementation of digital technologies in the education sector used for learning and teaching.
These workshops will also provide information on the forthcoming Technology Strategy Board £1.1m Learning Technologies: Design for Impact competition.
Book a place at the free IC tomorrow ‘Digital Learning Workshop’ London briefing and partner finding event on Tuesday 6th May, 17.00-20.00 at Nesta: http://ow.ly/vwnYu
Information on the full UK briefing events programme can be found on the Technology Strategy Board website: http://ow.ly/w4SI8
3) IC tomorrow ‘Drop In’ Meet the Digital Team
Drop in, meet up, find out, apply…
If you are seeking opportunities to develop your digital product or service, looking for potential collaborators or just need hints or tips on securing funding, then this IC tomorrow event is for you.
Attendees will have the chance to meet key members of the Technology Strategy Board digital team and IC tomorrow representatives and if you have something you would like to share, then you can book a 5-minute slot and a projector (subject to availability) on the day. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a space.
Details: Thursday 15th May, 13.00-15.00, IC tomorrow Offices, C A N Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London, N1 6AH.
More activities to follow next week!