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Universities must adapt to thrive, says Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty’s report on making universities fit for the future has pointed to the importance of a “seamless digital experience” for students as essential to the progress of higher education, particularly in their accommodation, lecture halls, and libraries.

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Digital retail startup project posts findings

Street Smart Retail, a three-year European research and development programme, has closed after helping to launch 50 inventions that allow traditional retailers to tap into digital markets.

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Wondrwall: The patented technology giving homes a brain

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Alice Cachia

Chief executive and founder Daniel Burton says his smart home technology, which is partnered with Amazon’s Alexa, will protect consumers from burglars, reduce energy bills by 30% and have the heating on by the time users get home. 

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MIPIM Proptech General View

OPINION: Big developers still a decade off true innovation

MIPIM PropTech | One of the biggest challenges that faces those driving proptech is getting the development world to truly embrace innovation. Focusing on the end user could be the answer, writes David Martin.

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Andrei Danescu And Adrian Negoita From Botsandus

Intu works with retail tech start-ups

Retail property heavyweight Intu has announced that it is to provide live trialing oppportunities for seven young businesses with ideas to change retail.

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Al Goldstein Avant MIPIM PropTech

Fintech ‘not the holy grail for property’

David Martin in New York

MIPIM PropTech | It is often suggested that proptech ought to follow in the footsteps of fintech, which is considered to be five to seven years ahead in its maturity in the financial market place. Fintech entrepreneur Al Goldstein, despite having founded two $1bn businesses, believes it is the consumer markets that need to be followed.

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MIPIM PropTech Winners

Tech innovators trying to be heard above the noise

MIPIM PROPTECH | Dan Hughes, RICS director and judge of the MIPIM Startup Competition semi-finals for New York and London, talked to David Martin about what makes an award winning proptech start-up.