Kent Connects

East Kent Transformed by you

 

On Saturday 29th November Kent Connects held its annual Transformed by you Innovation day at the Woolf Centre, part of the University of Kent in Canterbury. The event was a fantastic success with everyone working together and helping each other with the various ideas and prototypes. Attendees banded together at the start of the day and quickly started developing some amazing solutions. Activities ranged from looking at an app to encourage students to learn about cultural foods to drones flying around in the lobby. 

We had incredible feedback from all attendees and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day. Many commented that they had gained real value from the experience and had made great new connections with other likeminded individuals.

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The winners of this year’s event,’ MyCycle’ brought together two separate groups of innovators who agreed to work together as one team. They really embodied the spirit of the competition and went on to win with their idea about encouraging more cycling by facilitating a ‘buddy system’ and crowdsourcing alternative travel method data.

Finally all those that contributed both in front and behind the scenes are to be congratulated. Without their support the 2014 Transformed by you event would not have been as lively, creative, innovative, productive and fun.

All videos of the day can be found below

 


 Kent and Medway's Lead Technology Partnership

With a membership of all the Kent and Medway authorities, Kent Police, Kent Fire & Rescue Service and South East CSU, Kent Connects is a powerful alliance of public service providers.

  • Our role is to tackle the barriers to the joining up and sharing of public services.
  • Our vision is to lead this transformation through the application of leading edge technology.
  • Our governance is formalised, with the Public Service ICT Board, which in turn reports directly to the Joint Kent Chiefs Group.
  • The published Public Services ICT Board Strategy & Action Plan is available for reference.

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