New APIs to transform the way the public sector access and innovate with location data
As part of the Geospatial Commission’s Public Sector Geospatial Agreement, over 5,500 public sector organisations now have direct and immediate access to OS's most detailed and trusted location data via a suite of APIs.
Government investment set to deliver new era in geospatial data and services for Great Britain
A new Public Sector Geospatial Agreement (PSGA) is set to benefit the public sector, businesses, developers and academia.
Ordnance Survey makes map toolkit for developers
Ordnance Survey (OS) releases OS Open Zoomstack, a free, customisable digital mapping toolkit that gives developers the ability to create quick, easy 2D and 3D maps for use in apps and websites and offline pages.
Engine Shed and Geovation partner
Start-ups in and around Bristol and Bath could be in line to receive specialist support from Ordnance Survey (OS) and HM Land Registry (HMLR), as Engine Shed announce partnership with OS’s start-up support initiative, Geovation.
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.
Meet the latest companies to join the Geovation Programme
The Geovation Programme has been running for three years and has so far helped 72 GeoTech and PropTech businesses create 189 new jobs and raise £19.5M in investment funding.
Geovation helps establish GeoTech and PropTech
£19.5 million in capital raised. 189 new jobs.
Ordnance Survey sales for both paper and digital OS Maps rise
Sales of both paper and digital formats of Ordnance Survey (OS) maps have grown in the last 12 months.
Ordnance Survey selects Southampton Children’s Hospital Charity as new corporate charity
Biannually, everyone at Ordnance Survey (OS) is given the chance to nominate and subsequently vote for the corporate charity which the organisation will support for the next two years.
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
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).
Geovation Conference 2018 hailed a success
Seven start-ups left the inaugural Geovation Conference with a share of £155,000 in funding after impressing judges at the Royal Geographical Society in London.
Microsoft and Ordnance Survey join forces to teach machines how to identify types of roofs
Machine goes from zero to 87% accuracy in five days.
First ever Geovation Conference to focus on ‘Greener, Smarter Communities’
Ten start-up projects have been shortlisted for the 2018 Geovation Camp and Conference Challenge to ‘Build Greener, Smarter Communities’.
Award-winning Geovation Programme seeks new disruptors
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).
U.S. Embassy officially on the map
A new piece of America has been officially added to the Great British map.
Get Outside for National Map Reading Week
This week (16-22 October) marks National Map Reading Week – giving people the opportunity to get outside and brush up on their map reading skills.
Partners in innovation
Today Lord Prior announces a new strategic partnership between HM Land Registry (HMLR) and Ordnance Survey (OS) to help propel the UK towards becoming a global leader in the land and property market.
GeoTech continues to grow
Four businesses join the Geovation Programme.
Crafty Ordnance Survey has Britain sewn up
Ordnance Survey’s (OS) Craft Club has produced The Great British Craftography Map, which is being auctioned to raise money for Solent Mind, OS’s corporate charity.