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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Getting active on the road to net zero
Net Zero goals and public health improvement are entwined global priorities, and active travel methods are set to be a critical joint solution. As cities around the world double down on accommodating running, cycling, and walking, the active travel market is experiencing a time of immense opportunity.
The net zero promise of Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
Transport is now the UK’s largest source of carbon emissions, accounting for 33% of domestic emissions in 2018. Cutting transport emissions remains a significant challenge as the UK aims to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.