Microsoft Digital Skills Programme

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The digital skills partnership between the Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire enterprise partnership and Microsoft.   A smart solution for a smart county and city! Microsoft welcomes the opportunity to support the development of smart cities and counties and are delighted to … Continued

New Keele Deal

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Businesses continue to thrive and spread opportunity for everyone in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent despite cultural and societal challenges. Although the area is historically one of the poorest areas in Northern Europe, the last five years have seen the local economy … Continued

New Staffordshire University Deal

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Discussions have started around developing a “deal” with Staffordshire University. At present these discussions are in the early stage. Reasons for the deal include: To develop shared workspaces, living hub, incubators, collision spaces and accelerators Innovation challenge programmes Access to … Continued

Connected Roadworks

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The Staffordshire Connected Roadworks Project (formerly the “Heineken Project”) is an Innovate UK-funded initiative that aims to reduce the impact of roadworks in Staffordshire. Together Amey, Staffordshire County Council, CSC, Elgin, Staffordshire University, Future Cities Catapult and Tenshi are developing … Continued

Building a Smart County

There is a lot of information available on Smart Cities, however, how relevant is this information for building a Smart County? On the surface, the geography and demographic differences might suggest a different approach is needed. In some ways this … Continued