The Data City helps Manchester to discover its technology strengths

Mayor of Greater Manchester  Andy Burnham welcomes new mapping project Greater Manchester is to become the first region in the UK to use new data science to comprehensively map its technology sector. MIDAS, Manchester’s Inward Investment Agency, has commissioned The ...

Lille and Leeds — The Data City abroad

Our project: The Data City in Lille and Leeds. Leeds and Lille have been twin cities for 50 years. For even longer, the two cities and their city-regions have had a shared and similar history. Both were at the heart ...

Launch of the new UK Tech Innovation Index (version 2)

How we do it. The UK Tech Innovation Index 2 takes data from three main sources, We look at every website we can find for the 3.2 million UK companies registered with companies house. Using machine learning we classify ...

Data mapping the digital sector for the Leeds City Region

OWNER: Leeds City Council
Using the Data City Platform Data City developed the first iteration of its product using available open data, web technology and data analysis to develop the Leeds Digital Sector Map.  We looked beyond outdated SIC code definitions of organisations and ...