London Thirty3

Thirty3: a year on

Thirty3: a year on Its been an exciting time over the last year. Nitrous has been working with the Greater London Authority and the London Office of Technology & Innovation (LOTI) to provide greater access to local government for SMEs through innovative procurement. In this blog, we’ll tell the story of Thirty3 – the fruits…

London procurement

Press release: Launch of Thirty3

London seeks to increase spend on SME services with the launch of Thirty3 Thirty3 launches with Greater London Authority (GLA) and the London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI)   London-based SME Nitrous has today launched Thirty3 – a new collaborative procurement platform for the capital that aims to get new technologies benefitting cities faster. …

Govtech

Are smart cities inevitable?

Are smart cities inevitable or do tech-filled towns need careful planning? Nitrous founder George Johnston catches up with thought leaders in the Smart City ecosystem on a TechRadar piece. The smart city is where the Internet of Things and big data crash into each other. Myriad devices fitted with sensors gathering data are instantly cross-referenced on a…

London-transport-innovation

Press release: Transport Innovation Programme sees immediate results

Press release: Transport Innovation Programme sees immediate results Six early-stage startups have now completed a three-month innovation programme, run by Nitrous in conjunction with Transport for London (TfL).   Each startup – Alchera Technologies, Blubel, Faxi, NumberEight, Pedals Delivery and TravelAi – focuses on either improving passenger experiences or reducing emissions, or both, with a…

Transport for London

Press release: Nitrous partners with Transport for London

Press release: Nitrous partners with Transport for London The open initiative between Nitrous and Transport for London is designed to reduce congestion, encourage public transport use and promote walking and cycling across the capital.   Six fast-growing UK and international startups, alongside transport industry experts, are participating in a new innovation programme to help keep…

Saving smart cities

This week: Saving Smart Cities Welcome back to Govsight. Now you might be asking yourself: do Smart City projects need saving? Are Smart Cities in need of a revamp? Turns out they do. Interested? Stay tuned. In other news, we officially launched Thirty3 in September with the Greater London Authority and LOTI (missed the event? Catch up here).…