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Things Connected for local authorities customer showcase

Date: 16 July 2018 08:00 - 16 July 2018 12:00

Join us on Monday 16 July 2018 for a morning showcase event featuring cutting-edge UK businesses who are developing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for Local Authority business challenges.

At the event, the companies will showcase their innovative IoT offerings, with a focus on solutions they have designed to:

  • Cost-effectively and flexibly measure footfall data for Suffolk County Council
  • Monitor and analyse air pollution data for Croydon Council
  • Improve use of household waste and recycling centres for Thurrock Council
  • Support vulnerable groups travel independently for Sutton Council

Attendees will get to meet the businesses, hear from the Local Authorities trialling these technologies, and learn more about how the “Internet of Things” could help improve the quality and efficiency of local authority service delivery.


09:00 am – Registration and breakfast
10:00 am – Welcome and opening talk – “How can IoT technologies benefit Local Authorities?”
10.15 am – Presentations from the four Local Authorities explaining how they are trialling IoT technologies in their local area
11.15 am – Company demos and networking
12:15 pm – Lunch

To give you an idea of what to expect, take a look at this short video of our last demo day. – watch now

Things Connected is Digital Catapult’s programme designed to support UK businesses working with LPWAN technologies such as LoRaWAN and Sigfox. We offer a free-to-use network for the experimenting and prototyping of new IoT products and services as well as running innovation programmes for startups and small businesses to help them bring their products to market.