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Stadium MK leads the charge on connectivity across Milton Keynes

As the latest addition to Milton Keynes’ Gigabit City network, Stadium MK is transforming its connectivity across the premises including Arena MK and DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes, reports the MK Citizen.

Local service provider and Biztech member dbfb delivered the Dons stadium connection utilising CityFibre’s ultrafast full-fibre infrastructure, providing them with next-generation broadband Read more

Huawei signs MOU with Milton Keynes Council to further Smart City innovation

Milton Keynes

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology solution provider, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Milton Keynes Council to design and build innovative ICT concepts for smart cities, together with other partners in the region.

The Parties wish to enter into discussions regarding a strategic relationship to align and strengthen the approach and methodology to design and build innovative ICT concepts for smart cities, together with other partners in the region. Innovation in Read more

 

Cranfield de-orbit sails in trial to remove space junk

The Daedalus experiment is exploring the effect on satellites of Icarus ‘de-orbit sails’, made of 25 micrometre-thick aluminium-coated Kapton, a high heat-resistant polyimide film. When deployed, the sail increases drag, causing a controlled descent into Earth’s atmosphere where the satellite will burn up.

The first Daedalus trial has just started. A Canadian satellite, known as CanX-7, deployed its de-orbiting sail in early May 2017 and is expected to burn up in the Earth’s Read more

First all-EV car showroom opens in Milton Keynes

The UK’s first multi-brand, electric vehicle showroom has opened in central Milton Keynes, with the ambitious aim of trebling the national take-up of EVs and plug-ins in the local area over the next five years, reports Autocar.

The showroom, operated by Chargemaster as part of the Milton Keynes’ £9m Go Ultra Low City programme, won’t sell cars directly, and its 11 EV “gurus” are not salesman. They concentrate instead on educating people about the capabilities and advantages of Read more

New £65 million centre to spearhead UK research in digital aviation technology

A new £65 million Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC) will be built at Cranfield University to spearhead the UK’s research into digital aviation technology.

Once constructed, DARTeC will provide research facilities unprecedented in Europe, reports International Airport Review. Full report here

 

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Biztech are happy to showcase successes from the region to demonstrate how Milton Keynes and the surrounding area can offer a significnt contribution to the development of the local, national and global economy.

We ideally want to hear from technology businesses who want to attract partners and support from the local region, so they may benefit from this communty of professionals, entrepreneurs and academics.  If you want to get involved then become a Member and join one of our Expert Groups.

 

 

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