Levelling up through innovation

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. 
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?
Connected Places Catapult partners with Mastercard’s City Possible Network to drive Urban Transformation
Mastercard and Connected Places Catapult today jointly announced at the World Urban Forum that they have signed an MOU to join Mastercard City Possible network.
Milton Keynes Council selects 10 SMEs for innovation programme to support green recovery and local resilience
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.
Episode 40
Rewilding conversations about place with Claudette Forbes
One of the many things that place leaders need to take into account is not just how successful that economy is in monetary terms, but also how inclusive it is in societal terms. How can the innovation economy benefit everyone is a question we’re interested in at the Catapult and earlier this year we announced […]
Episode 20
Connecting Greater Manchester with Sir Howard Bernstein
In this episode we explore the story of one of England’s most iconic city regions – Greater Manchester – with one of the city’s most influential civic leaders over the last 25 years, Sir Howard Bernstein
Episode 22
Hubs of Innovation II – Servicing the new economy with Chris Oglesby
In this next part of our series on Hubs of Innovation, we return to the question of how innovation happens in a place. What is it about a district, a neighbourhood, or a corridor that makes it possible for innovation to flourish? And how can a deeper understanding of the innovation economy inform our thinking […]