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 ...

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  We looked beyond outdated SIC code definitions of organisations and ...

UK Tech Innovation Index — 2.0

OWNER: Bloomberg
Working with InnovateUK and The Open Data Institute we integrated The UK Tech Innovation Index with The Data City Platform. From one-off data collection, to continual updates. From constant city boundaries, to sector-specific functional clusters. From thousands of data ...

Academic Innovation Hotspots

OWNER: Bloomberg
We used an early beta of The Microsoft Academic Knowledge API to see if we could quantify the emergence of academic clusters of excellence in small subfields. Our Academic Innovation Clusters visualisation tools and the our openly documented methodology have since informed ...

UK Tech Innovation Index

OWNER: Bloomberg
We worked with The Open Data Institute, The Digital Catapult, and InnovateUK to create the UK Tech Innovation Index. This hugely ambitious work was the first time that data from three event services (Eventbrite, Meetup, OpenTechCalendar) and data about ...