Our colleagues at The Open University have teamed up with a number of partners, including ZTE and Fronesys, in a new project funded by ERDF, the European Regional Development Fund.

The City Labs project aims to provide opportunities for local SMEs (and well as local citizens with ideas that could be turned into business enterprises) to get involved and receive support with product development, training and funding. City Labs is  all about promoting research and innovation in the digital economy.

You can find out more from the leaflet below and register on the project’s website:


City Labs will be launching through an event held at the at The Open University on Thursday 19th October. If you are interested in finding out more about the project and/or participating in it, you can register for the event here.

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