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  • Location matters

    Location data is transforming how we experience, navigate, and ultimately better our world.

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Enter our GeoVation Challenge

GeoVation Challenges address specific community needs, which may be satisfied, in part, through the use of geography. Entrepreneurs, developers, community groups, innovators can enter our GeoVation Challenges for a chance to win innovation funding to help develop their ideas. - See more at: http://www.geovation.org.uk/#sthash.1GN1kUGV.dpuf
The GeoVation Challenge called for ideas to help British business improve their environmental performance. - See more at: http://www.geovation.org.uk/geovation-winners-to-help-save-the-environment/#sthash.NCUKWRtC.dpuf

The latest GeoVation Challenge is now closed.

The challenge called to help us encourage healthy lifestyles in Britain. Read the blog to find out more about the challenge.

A share of £100,000 in funding is available for ideas that make best use of Ordnance Survey data, including OS OpenData.

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Innovation Challenges from Ordnance Survey

If you have an idea where geography forms part of the solution why not enter our GeoVation Challenge for a chance to win funding to help develop your idea.

GeoVation Challenges address specific community needs, which may be satisfied, in part, through the use of geography. Entrepreneurs, developers, community groups, innovators can enter our GeoVation Challenges for a chance to win innovation funding to help develop their ideas.

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Future Cities initiative

Developers can use our free OS OpenData products to create innovative tools or applications to benefit a new initiative, Future Cities. It aims to address the future needs of our cities to help improve infrastructure and quality of life. Find out how to get involved.

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Ordnance Survey data

OS OpenData can be used with other open datasets to enhance data you already have or to create new innovative applications.

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Innovation Showcase

Our challenges have focused on real problems that require collaboration and innovative thinking across all sectors of the economy to address them.

Winners of our challenges have come in all shapes and sizes. We have compiled some case studies on the winning solutions.

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Developer challenge

The deadline for submitting applications for the Developer Challenge has now passed.

Are you a developer with a great business idea for a product, service or application that is innovative, profitable and/or cost saving?

Could the idea use Ordnance Survey data, the most accurate and detailed digital mapping that’s available for Great Britain? If so, enter our Ordnance Survey Developer Challenge 2014.

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Developer Centre

Visit our Developer Centre for all the latest data, API's and documentation. We'll also show you how to become part of our community.

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