The rise of the smart city poses a new and difficult problem for governments: as more services move online, and the nature of those services becomes increasingly complex, they risk becoming inaccessible to large groups of the population. A diverse group of European startups are working to tackle this problem by developing solutions to make smart cities work for all inhabitants, regardless of their accessibility needs.
PUBLIC interviews Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan about the impact of new technologies and innovation on London’s public services - from facial recognition technology to digital-ID schemes.
In light of our latest report, 'Future Technologies Review', here are a few of the best and brightest companies utilising geospatial technologies to shape multiple industries across the UK.
Chris Worsey, co-founder of Coursematch, speaks to PUBLIC about why he started Coursematch and how joining the GovStart 2019 cohort will help them on their journey to transform the university application process.
Forward Health, a member of PUBLIC’s most recent GovStart cohort, has recently secured $3.9 million in seed funding. We spoke to Forward about how they got here, what they’re doing now, and what they hope to be doing in the future.
GovStart 2018 cohort member Strawberry Energy aims to reinvent the urban landscape. We interview Miloš Milisavljević, founder of this smart benches startup about his ambitions and the highlights of his business.
We interview Dr Anas Nader, founder of LocumTap - a platform that connects clinicians with vacant shifts - about the journey, challenges and highlights of his business.