GM Open Data Infrastructure Map launched
A free online mapping tool enabling users to overlay 50 different types of infrastructure assets in Greater Manchester has been created by policy advisor New Economy along with Salford City Council and funded by the Cabinet Office’s Release of Data Fund.
Tech North leaders appointed
The technology start-up incubator has appointed Claire Braithwaite, chief financial and operations officer of social venture company Clearly So, as its head, and Herb Kim, founder of Thinking Digital, as executive chairman of its advisory board.
Future cities hackathon underway at Media City
Data about street crime, air quality, energy consumption and road accidents will be analysed and reshaped into new tools aimed at improving quality of life and public services during the Greater Manchester Data Dive on Tuesday.