The Open Data Institute (ODI) is offering free support services for public authorities, charities, researchers, developers and companies in designing data models and software to respond to the coronavirus crisis.
Just days after tech start-ups warned of impending Covid-19 funding doom, the Government has launched a £20 million package for technology and research-focused businesses to help boost the UK’s resilience to the long-term impact of coronavirus.
The future planning and management of public services has received a major shot in the arm with new Geospatial Commission plans to introduce core addressing identifiers for the public sector under the Open Government Licence.
The coronavirus pandemic is fuelling uncertainty for many business but the rise of working from home is leading to huge growth for firms operating virtual private networks (VPN), with the UK experiencing a 48.1% growth in the use of business VPNs over the past fortnight alone.
The Government has unveiled plans to plough more than £54 million into two new programmes to boost cyber-security, including a £36 million deal which will see University of Cambridge researchers work with Arm Holdings to set up new, hacker-resistant chip technology.
The Data for Children Collaborative with Unicef has revealed its first three projects which will use data to deliver new ways of tackling childhood obesity, address child poverty and improve child population estimates locally, nationally and globally.
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The University of Cambridge is launching a new research centre which will pool expertise from across academic departments and industry to drive research into the analysis, understanding and use of big data.
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