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Digital twins are finding their place
Digital twins are realistic virtual representations of physical assets, processes, and even people, generating insights and interventions which ultimately result in financial savings, improved performance and services, and greater resilience. 
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Our New Magazine – Connected Places
How is digital twin technology changing how we think about everything from cities to railway stations? How will the third age of flight change our skies and the airports of the future? And how are UK cities thinking out of the box to fund net zero investment?
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Innovating for Sustainable Futures – A Playbook for UK and Indian Cities
India is facing the reality of encouraging economic growth and social development whilst moving towards a green economy.
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Opening the Innovation Economy: The case for inclusive innovation in the UK
New research explores how places can help spread prosperity by making the innovation economy more inclusive.
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UK-Minas Gerais In The Race To Net Zero
The UK and the State of Minas Gerais in Brazil have a long-lasting relationship, and both parties have a mutual interest in strengthening collaboration in various areas.
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Integrated Planning for Net Zero
What does a cross-sector, place-based approach to Net Zero planning look like? Our report looks at key challenges and sets out a vision for the future of integrated planning.
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Procurement Bill 2022 – Initial Assessment
Innovation procurement is challenging, and many commercial departments struggle to engage with it. We recommend that the planned dissemination programme, already announced, should be extended to include a best practice centre in innovative procurement to build up a knowledge centre with case studies, training and practical advice on contract development.
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Feasibility of Zero Emissions Airport Operations in England by 2040
The UK Government has set a target for the UK aviation sector to reach net zero by 2050, as part of the government’s wider commitment to reducing UK emissions, in line with the Paris Agreement.