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The world is powered by data; turning data into information helps us make decisions across all sectors of the economy. KTN hosts an innovation network (otherwise known as special interest group) that focuses on connecting the data holders and data processors with the people that can benefit from the insight geospatial data can provide.

From the large imagery data sets provided by earth observation through to sensor data connected through the Internet of Things, the Geospatial innovation network convenes and connects people across sectors to help them identify and overcome their geospatial data challenges and create opportunities to drive economic growth.

Over the next two years, KTN will be running a series of workshops to raise awareness of the insights that geospatial data can bring to key sectors such as infrastructure, finance, agri-food, transport and health.

Sign up to the Innovation Network (previously known as SIG) here to receive news and updates, and join the conversation on the Geospatial Insights LinkedIn group.

‘The Power Of Place – A Sustainable Future With Geospatial Insights’ Click here to download your copy. 

A collaboration between KTN and Ordnance Survey where industry leaders and emerging thinkers reflect on the changing landscape of geospatial technology and its impact across sectors.

Our Geospatial Expert

Luca Budello

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Funding Opportunities

Innovate UK Smart Grants January 2021

Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.

Opens: 21/01/2021 Closes: 26/05/2021

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IoT Tribe Connected Places Accelerator

Applications are now open for the IoT Tribe Connected Places Accelerator. Outstanding tech founders and their teams can apply to join their equity-free programme focused on tech which connects people, buildings and communities, contributing to decarbonisation.

Opens: 08/02/2021 Closes: 25/02/2021

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Recorded: 10th December

Space for All - Harnessing the power of Geospatial Data in Immersive Technology and Gaming Development

Join KTN, Immerse UK and Enterprise M3 LEP for the first event of its kind, bringing together the collective geospatial, gaming and immersive UK communities, and showcase some of their latest developments.

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Thought leaders are beginning to understand geospatial’s role in tackling humanity’s biggest challenges

The grand challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century will require an unprecedented level of collaboration if we are to have any hope of solving them. From pandemics to the climate emergency, the problems we now face are global, and to address them will require expertise from across all sectors.

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KTN and UK Space Agency launch UK Space Sector Landscape Map

The new interactive tool is set to become a main point of reference for the UK Space Sector, mapping the capabilities of over 900 organisations in the industry.

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