Co-creation for constructive cities

Nitrous builds co-created solutions that address city challenges

We believe that existing data, technologies and expertise can be combined to take new solutions from idea to impact in a matter of months. 

Data

Opening up, cleaning and preparing data for creating and training new algorithms 

Technology

Leveraging market-leading technologies for new solutions

Expertise

Market knowledge, streamlined business operations and product expertise for building and deploying

The problem

Industry, government and SMEs want to deliver innovations that make an impact. Technologies already exist to solve many challenges faced by cities. But procurement processes, risk appetites and organisational cultures often create barriers. 

It’s why we’ve created a model of co-creation.

Our approach

Born out of a desire to see industry, government and SMEs come together to solve key problems, Nitrous has a reputation as a connector, city co-creation advisory and an organisation that can identify fast-growth, viable and scale-able impact tech solutions. 

We bring together insights into the way public sector organisations, corporate actors and tech SMEs operate, and has developed a model of co-creation to affect the next wave of change. 

Our solution

We do this through building constructive cities. 

Co-creation for constructive cities

Through a co-creation model, we bring together the whole ecosystem of entrepreneurs, industry and public sector.

Why? To build high value, big impact solutions in a secure, collaborative and constructive way.

Our mission is to get viable technologies and innovations into cities, to improve citizen’s experiences faster.

Constructive cities

With rapid digital advancements internationally, technology has often been imposed on to cities in a disruptive way. 

Innovators and disruptive tech rarely work in tandem with public services and often form an antagonistic relationship – where companies are at odds with cities vying for public approval. 

How can we better enable innovators to solve real challenges and work alongside cities in the constructive way?

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Co-creation model

Our mission is to get viable technologies and innovations into cities, to improve citizen’s experiences faster. 

Through constructive tech. 

Co-creation involves building solutions that address a specific city challenge, with the solution architecture being constructed from assets (data, technology, channels) from partners (cities, corporates, scaleups). We ideate the solution, develop that architecture and take the solution to its first POC.

Through a co-creation model, we bring together the whole ecosystem of entrepreneurs, industry and public sector.

Why? To build high value, big impact solutions in a secure, collaborative and constructive way.

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