Digital Transformation Topics
Explore our regions' and cities' Digital Transformation priorities

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Region Coat of Arms Derry & Strabane
   Digital Foundations
Digital Skills
Work with schools, training bodies, industry and 3rd level institutions to highlight career opportunity, to improve the supply of skills and ensure the city is attracting & retaining workers with the required skills. Focus on youth.
 
   Digital Creative
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
Investment in Digital Research
Work with government, research bodies and industry to increase the level and quality of research in key sectoral areas
 
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Advanced Broadband
Work with government, telecommunication companies & academia to deliver the high speed broadband infrastructure needed for people & organisations: IoT network coverage, 5G Mobile, high speed for rural areas, local business
 
   Digital Creative
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
   Digital Innovation
Open Innovation Test Beds
Create highly visible spaces where companies can meet researchers and innovations. This is targeted at advanced manufacturing, creative digital and health & lifescience sectors
 
   Digital Creative
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
Industry 4.0
Increase the number of local manufacturing companies piloting Industry 4.0 by collaboration with research centre such as CIDRA & developing living labs
 
   Manufacturing
Transform Traditional SMEs
Stimulate adoption of digital transformation approaches by the traditional business sector by supportive interventions
 
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Digital Innovation Hubs
Promote the City's network of Hubs/tech parks & improve their digital innovation capacity
 
   Digital Creative
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Grow Existing ICT SME Cluster
Implement an innovation programme to create more jobs, start-ups & new ventures via digital enterprises
 
   Digital Creative
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Open Data
Develop an open data action plan to stimulate innovation & entrepreneurship
 
   Digital Creative
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
Stimulate Digital Startups
Increase the number of spin-offs by technology transfer, collaboration between research centres & entrepreneurs, test-beds.
 
   Digital Creative
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
University in Innovation
Develop the links between the City's Research centres and local business to act as a catalyst and innovation enabler
 
   Digital Creative
   Large Tech
   Life & Health Sciences
   Manufacturing
   Tourism & Culture
   Digital Transformation Technologies
Internet of Things (IoT)
Develop IoT pilots within open data initiative for areas such as energy, environment and tourism.
 
   Public Services
   Tourism & Culture
Virtual Reality (VR)
Develop VR skills & a competitive advantage for the tourism sector by developing new augmented visitor attractions and festival experiences that leverage the city's rich history and built environment.
 
   Digital Creative
   Tourism & Culture
Robotics
Develop initiatives, piloting between CIDRA and local businesses to increase awareness, skills and capability in Industry 4.0.
 
   Manufacturing
   Smart City & Region
Smart Energy
Accelerate the transition to a carbon neutral City by leveraging ICT, green technologies, working with EU programmes, energy providers, public and private sector organisations.
 
   Public Services
Spatial Planning
Develop, incorporate & implement new planning policies, standards & visualisation systems that promote incorporation of smart building precepts into new developments and zones
 
   Public Services
Mobility as a Service
Reduce vehicle traffic, congestion and carbon levels whilst improving transport experience for citizens
 
   Public Services
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