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    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

Together with Land Registry, we have launched the latest GeoVation Challenge calling for ideas to help enable people in Britain to live in better places.

A share of £101,000 in funding is available for ideas that make best use of Ordnance Survey data, including OS OpenData and Land Registry licensable data.

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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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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 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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Ordnance Survey data

OS Terrain 50 and OS StreetView

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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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.

More about Future Cities

Connected Cities challenge

Are you a developer? The Connected Cities challenge, launched in September 2014, is being run in partnership with IC tomorrow and the Hampshire Hub, and we're looking for a digital solution that will help deliver health care services.

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Developer challenge

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

If you're a developer with a great business idea for a product, service or application that is innovative, profitable and/or cost saving, your idea could use our data – the most accurate and detailed digital mapping that’s available for Great Britain.

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Enter the AGI Awards 2014

We're sponsoring the Award for Best Use of Geospatial for Business Benefit at this year's Association for Geographic Information's (AGI) prestigious awards ceremony. There are ten awards altogether and there's still time to enter.

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