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Government bodies adapt to continue support for British start-ups through Covid-19

Promising digital innovators to receive focused guidance, access to quality data, and technical and financial resources to help fuel their growth.

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Capturing the changing face of Great Britain

The National Geographic Database of Great Britain, maintained by Ordnance Survey (OS), is one of the largest of its kind in the world and during the past decade, it has grown to contain more than 500 million unique geographic features. Since January 2010, OS has made 360 million updates to the database. Arguably, no one knows Great Britain better than OS.

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Tech start-ups to benefit from government funded initiative

Start-ups can today apply to the Geovation Accelerator Programmes and put themselves in line to receive specialist support, business mentorship, office space, funding and access to high quality government data.

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Geovation welcomes first Scottish start-ups to its Accelerator Programme

As Geovation marks its tenth anniversary, Ordnance Survey (OS) and Registers of Scotland (RoS) are delighted to announce the first group of companies participating in the inaugural Geovation Scotland Accelerator Programme, which launches October 22 and continues through to April 2020.

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Geovation announces Benchmark Initiative exploring ethical application of location data

The new year-long Geovation Benchmark Initiative will link the geospatial community with businesses, public bodies, researchers, media and the public to promote a better, wider understanding of the power and influence of location data.

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International future trends report calls for contributions

The global geospatial sector, and other interested stakeholders, are being encouraged to contribute their views and ideas on the future trends and developments that will impact the industry over the next five to ten years.

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Geovation Programme returns for 2019 to help start-ups break through

GeoTech and PropTech start-ups get the chance to advance their businesses after Geovation announced the return of its Accelerator Programme for 2019.

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Ordnance Survey and Mobileye deliver roadside infrastructure data

An agreement between Britain’s national mapping agency Ordnance Survey and Mobileye, an Intel company, is set to deliver high precision road network location data to enable a fully connected digital Britain.

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OS Trail Bike Cycling Computer

OS Trail Bike Cycling Computer with OS 1:50k full GB mapping.

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Test your puzzle skills against Britain’s greatest map makers

Do you know your trig points from your National Trails? Can you calculate using contours? And exactly how far the footpath is from the free house? It’s time to find out in Ordnance Survey’s new puzzle book that contains over 200 fascinating and fiendish brainteasers!

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Driving geospatial innovation in Singapore

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was inked today between Ordnance Survey (OS) and the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) to drive geospatial innovation in Singapore and the United Kingdom (UK).

Ordnance Survey to help Guyana realise the benefit of geospatial data

Ordnance Survey (OS) is to provide consultancy services to the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) to re-establish and further develop the GPS Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) network in Guyana.

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Are you a GeoTech and PropTech start-up looking for funding and expert help?

Location and property data start-ups could be in line to receive funding, business support and the strategic backing of Ordnance Survey (OS) and HM Land Registry (HMLR).

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Expertise enabling a geospatial data model for Malta

Ordnance Survey (OS) was the first national mapping agency in the world to digitise its geospatial database, and it’s using this experience to develop the first geospatial data model for Malta.

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Geovation reveals next wave of GeoTech and PropTech businesses

From digitising farming to gamifying the UK’s wildlife to maximising the value of rooftop space to providing transparency to estate agents and sellers – meet the new Geovation Programme members

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Geospatial data making a difference in Commonwealth nations

Commonwealth nations can pave the way for the rest of the world when it comes to geospatial data and innovation, says Ordnance Survey (OS).

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Post-war images of Manchester unveiled online

New historical photo mapping web app Timepix.uk was launched in Manchester this week, giving the public the chance to explore how their streets looked in yesteryear.

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Ordnance Survey joins to strengthen data mapping for improved urban resilience

Ordnance Survey International is the first national mapping agency to join the 100 Resilient Cities platform of partners (100RC) to strengthen data mapping for improved urban resilience.

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