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Meet the Innovator applying medical thinking to travel
Maths whizz Chris Arthurs created computer simulations showing how human hearts respond to drug treatments, before applying his knowledge of algorithms to build a city navigation smartphone app. Now he is working with Connected Places Catapult to develop a digital twin to help shape highways of the future.
Meet the Innovator using AI to monitor site safety
Computer vision specialist RoboK is gaining a solid reputation for improving site safety around ports, and its co-founder Hao Zheng is helping to steer a Connected Places Catapult advisory board.
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Meet the Innovator embracing AI to track biodiversity on rooftops
Former circus performer Dusty Gedge swapped big tops for rooftops to become Britain’s ‘green roof guru’ and is working with Connected Places Catapult to champion the benefits of converting the tops of buildings into wildlife havens.
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Meet the innovator making waves in the green marine sector
Ecomar Propulsion is about to sell its first electric outboard motors for boats to a client in the Maldives, and recently participated in Connected Places Catapult’s Maritime Accelerator.
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Meet the Innovator helping to reduce freight vehicle pollution in cities
Supply chain specialist Steve Whyman has developed CurbCargo, an environmental software system that encourages businesses to work together to reduce the impact of delivery vehicles in cities.
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Meet the innovator capturing pollutants from vehicles
Serial inventor Kristen Tapping is developing an air filtration device for heavy vehicles to help clean polluted air on city streets, and is supported by Connected Places Catapult in her quest to bring a useful product to market.
Meet the Innovator sharing cars to improve community cohesion
Rural car club co-founder Susan Ross is developing a community vehicle sharing framework for use across the country, after securing support and funding from Connected Places Catapult.
Meet the innovator predicting traffic at ports
Enthusiasm, passion and curiosity have driven Toby Mills to develop an artificial intelligence system to predict traffic delays, which is helping the Port of Dover better manage the arrival of freight vehicles.