Tag Archives: Technology Strategy Board

Are new eco technologies fit for a circular economy?

Rendered Image of Chiral Carbon Nanotube TwineBrighton’s Eco Technology Show is fast rising up the list of ‘must go to’ events for anyone in the resource stewardship arena.

Aimed particularly at local authority thinkers, doers and buyers, it showcases green transport solutions, all the latest building technologies and renewable energy, from off-grid to big kit.

Material efficiency is a growing strand and, this Friday (27 June), Green Alliance is hosting a ‘Big Debate’ at the centre of the show on the circular economy. Read more

How Future Cities is demonstrating transformative economic opportunities

This post is by David Altabev, who was Future Cities Demonstrator Manager at the Technology Strategy Board until August 2013

With over half the world’s population living in urban areas, making cities work better is a critical challenge for this century. City leaders around the world all say they need the same three things for their city to be successful: a thriving economy, a great quality of life and a reduced environmental impact.

The Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB’s) Future Cities Programme aims to help cities integrate their systems and support UK firms in developing products and services to meet the needs of the world’s cities. Read more