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Manchester Smart City 2012 Event 3

  1. 1. Manchester City Region: Manchester Digital Development Agency: MDDA set up in 2004 to coordinate Digital Agenda for the city region Dave Carter, Head, MDDA, Manchester City Council. UK.
  2. 2. <ul><li>Manchester’s Digital Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Smart, inclusive & sustainable growth </li></ul><ul><li>Green & Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Transformational public services – e-Government + e-Services </li></ul><ul><li>Open Innovation, Open Data & Open Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Future Internet enabled Smart Cities </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet of Things + Cloud + Open Data + + + </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Manchester Living Lab open innovation test-bed </li></ul><ul><li>Partner networks: Manchester Digital trade association </li></ul><ul><li>MadLab – Manchester Digital Lab </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Connected City – Connected People </li></ul><ul><li>Community innovation: social media + social networking for skills and jobs: www.peoplesvoicemedia.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Digital business innovation – Manchester Digital trade assoc. www.manchesterdigital.com </li></ul><ul><li>Manchester Living Lab : open innovation R+D: FabLab & MadLab </li></ul><ul><li>www.openlivinglabs.eu </li></ul><ul><li>www.fablabmanchester.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.madlab.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Fibre & Wireless everywhere </li></ul>
  4. 5. Smart City development - future vision: <ul><li>Using Future Internet to transform the way we live and work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>more flexible ways and locations of working: smart mobility, smart environments, smart learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-designing and co-producing services for ourselves and others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>new services being designed and delivered by users, e.g. e-health and telecare services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enabling our environments to be greener, cleaner and healthier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>smart buildings, smart energy, low-carbon neighbourhoods </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Making smart cities more democratic, resilient and attractive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>social networking to promote civic engagement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Generating and celebrating creativity, innovation and diversity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>arts and culture linked to technology supporting jobs and skills </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Manchester </li></ul><ul><li>- transitions </li></ul><ul><li>‘ original, modern’ city </li></ul><ul><li>‘ shock’ of rapid industrialisation </li></ul><ul><li>legacy of urbanisation </li></ul><ul><li>impact of de-industrialisation </li></ul><ul><li>a ‘tale of two cities’ from the start </li></ul><ul><li>poverty and pollution alongside wealth and culture </li></ul><ul><li>de-population: from 750,000 to 420,000 </li></ul><ul><li>21 st century growth: now nearly 500,000 people </li></ul>
  6. 7. Digitisation ROAD - 50AD CANAL - 1734 RAIL - 1830 FIBRE - 1970s- Next Generation Access 2010- SHIP CANAL - 1894 AIR - 1938 Global Market Connectivity
  7. 9. <ul><li>Innovation, Creativity and Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>“ Technology, Talent and Tolerance” Richard Florida. </li></ul><ul><li>Largest urban regeneration programme in the UK </li></ul><ul><li>Transformational Infrastructure (mobility, digital, energy) </li></ul><ul><li>User driven open innovation – Living Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Co-creation – co-production </li></ul><ul><ul><li>innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>building, operating and owning infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>user generated content and services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>generating global skills and jobs locally </li></ul></ul><ul><li>‘ Smart Cities’ </li></ul>
  8. 10. Urban Open Systems <ul><li>Smart Cities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart: innovation, invention & entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inclusive: multiple deprivation & scale of social exclusion in urban areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable: cities generate 75%+ of emissions = problem & solution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cities as engines of regional growth = Smart Regions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manchester City Region – MCR = 5% of national economy, 40% of regional economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City Region = larger economic unit than Wales, Northern Ireland or North East of England </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Urban Open Systems = People + Open Data + Co-production </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ From Human Factors to Human Actors” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bannon, J Liam. 1991. “The Role of Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction Studies in System Design”. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Critical Infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>Green, Mobile & Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Digital as the new real estate of the 21 st century </li></ul><ul><li>UK as world leader in creativity and content – catching up in terms of connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>MCR is 2 nd largest digital & creative sector in UK </li></ul><ul><li>Only globally connected Internet Exchange outside of London </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Hub Network: connecting key sites via the Metrolink tram network </li></ul><ul><li>Creating transformational digital infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>open access networks – fibre + wireless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>digital hubs – where networks interconnect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>backbone networks – build your own networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Infinite Bandwidth, Zero Latency (IBZL) </li></ul>
  10. 12. Infrastructure for Mobility The £1.5bn GM Transport Fund is funding large scale extensions to the Metrolink tram network Manchester Airport City Enterprise Zone: New hub for global businesses linking a string of key sites. Up to 10,000 new jobs over the next 10 years of which at least 7,000 would be new to city region. Business property taxes (circa £10m+) available for reinvestment.
  11. 13. Manchester Living Lab & SMARTiP project <ul><li>Test-bed smart environments network along Corridor </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable and accessible sensors including DIY (Arduinos) </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for wearables (clothes, bikes etc.) and micro-production </li></ul><ul><li>Links to Corridor fibre and wireless networks </li></ul><ul><li>Future links to transport network and GM wide deployment </li></ul>
  12. 14. What is a Fab Lab? &quot;A Fab Lab (fabrication laboratory) is a fully kitted fabrication workshop which gives everyone in the community from small children through to entrepreneurs and businesses, the capability to turn their ideas and concepts into reality.&quot; Manchester has been chosen as the first city in the UK to host a Fab Lab, a community inventors' workshop where new products can be built by both businesses and individuals. It was born out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology see about us for more info. www.fablabmanchester.org
  13. 15. Thank You! [email_address]
  14. 16. Growing sector Mostly SMEs Skills shortage Despite 50,000 graduates a year Students unaware of opportunities Learn-and-work schemes complex Limited public funds
  15. 17. Conference 80 delegates from education and business Talent Day 800+ students meet 40+ businesses
  16. 18. Collaboration 4 universities • Colleges • Digital businesses Course list Placement brokerage Aggregation Universities and departments Multiple small businesses

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