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Archive for December, 2013

designpr

The Associate Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group, a forum for open debate between Parliament and the UK’s design and innovation communities, has published its newest term paper. APDIG proposes that design is suffering from a PR problem, which leaves it misunderstood and undervalued by government, underused by business, and misrepresented in the media. Read more

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Jonathan Mitchener, Lead Technologist – ICT at the Technology Strategy Board, introduces the official competition briefing brochure for the £4.5m Data Exploration call which opens on 6th January. The competition focuses on innovations in the data exploration techniques of analytics, modelling and visualisation, and a briefing event (to be webcast and stored for replay) will be held in London on 7th January. Read more

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Two new Technology Strategy Board competitions related to the creative industries will be opening in spring 2014. Location Based Services is a £4m competition to help businesses to engage with their customers in a ‘here and now’ context. Valuing and Pricing Digital Assets will offer £2.5m for “developing ways to agree value and price” in digital transactions. Read more