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Why we must reimagine roadworks to make London’s streets inclusive for everyone

Plexal’s innovation lead Tommy Elkman reflects on how roadworks affect how inclusive London is as the call for applications for London RoadLab continues… Who are our streets for? If you…

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by Tommy Ekman
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London’s transport network is rich in data, so how can we use it to solve our biggest urban challenges?

Applications are open now for London RoadLab: a 10-week programme aimed at developing tech-led solutions to minimise the impact of roadworks. Here, Tony Markovski, chief innovation officer at Plexal, says…

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by Plexal
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TfL and Plexal have launched the London RoadLab programme

Global cities face many of the same challenges, from air pollution and population growth to increasing levels of inactivity and a city that is accessible to all. Rather than tackling each in a silo,…

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by Plexal
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3 things you probably didn’t know about Plexal’s Makers’ Yard

Our Makers’ Yard is a dedicated workshop for our members to test, create, play and prototype their bright ideas. Here are some of the things that have gone on here……

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by Plexal
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Don’t do a Reddit: how wargaming exercises can help you prep for an inevitable data breach

Berta Papp-Silva is the co-founder and CEO of The CyberFish: a new Plexal member that incorporates insights from psychology and behavioural science when developing cybersecurity solutions. Here, Papp-Silva teases an…

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by Berta Papp-Silva
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Meet Zara: the Zurich UK Insurance chatbot co-developed by Plexal member Spixii

We sat down with Emma Pegg, head of content at Spixii: the insurtech startup based at Plexal that recently designed, built and launched an award-winning chatbot. Zara, who’s getting more…

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by Plexal
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Silicon Concrete: using Brexit to unlock a wave of innovation within the construction industry

Why has Britain’s construction industry struggled with productivity, and could Brexit actually be a catalyst for unlocking innovation and embracing tech? Our innovation programme manager Sam Hunt explored these questions…

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by Maria Barr
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The business benefits of inclusive design

“There of course are many ethical and moral reasons why design should be inclusive and affordable for all,” says our head of innovation services Francine Stevens in her LinkedIn article on…

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by Maria Barr
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Sam Hunt on: sporttech

Can tech get Britain moving more? That’s the question ukactive asked our fitness (and doughnut) loving innovation programme manager Sam Hunt to answer at the UK House of Commons recently.…

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by Plexal Team
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Tech toys of 2017

From drone deliveries to cryptocurrencies, our chief marketing officer Thomas Messett has shared his alternative tech toys of 2017 roundup. Read the full article on LinkedIn.

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by Maria Barr
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Plexal tours

Plexal has been designed as a mini-city to encourage innovators from all walks of life to come together, find common ground, swap ideas and help each other. If you’re interested…

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by Plexal