This page summarises all of the events and activities that Creativeworks London has produced or was involved in. Included are also events and activities that were organised by our collaborators and/or partners.

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Sensing Environments: An Internet of Things Pit Stop
April 27, 2015
April 28, 2015
April 14, 2015
Digital Catapult Centre
101 Euston Road , London , NW1 2RA, United Kingdom

Join us at the Digital Catapult for a two day pit stop event where you will have the chance to get one-to-one advice from experts in the Internet of Things on Smart Cities, Sensing Environments and Smart Buildings.

With recent emphasis on building Internet of Things applications around Smart Cities, we’ve gathered together key thinkers in this space. They will be offering a series of 30 minute one-to-one clinics where you can discuss your ideas, prototypes, problems or thoughts to get expert advice and help.

What topics will the experts cover?

We’re pleased to welcome a variety of experts who will be covering ten different topics as they relate to sensing environments and smart cities:

  • Big Data & Machine Learning
  • Connectivity & telecommunications
  • Electronics, Embedded Software
  • Designing for Manufacturing
  • Security
  • Marketing
  • User Research
  • Investment & Finance
  • Legal & Intellectual Property


Someone will be in touch with you nearer the event with your personal timetable for the clinics you’ve chosen, but see below for an idea of the day. Please note each clinic lasts 30 minutes.

Day One 27th April:

8:30 – Registration opens / breakfast served

9:00 – Introduction to the day from Digital Catapult

9:30 – Talk from industry leader

10:00 – 13:00 – Clinics with the experts

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 – 17:30 – Clinics with the experts

17:30 – Wrap up talk

18:00 – IoT Showcase

Day Two 28th April:

9:00 – Registration opens / breakfast served

9:30 – Introduction to the day from Digital Catapult

10:00 – 13:00 – Clinics with the experts

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 – 17:30 – Clinics with the experts

17:30 – Wrap up and feedback

18:00 – End of day

Who should attend?

  • Entrepreneurs from seed-funded SMEs and startups that have a product or service at the prototype or product testing stage.
  • Stakeholders from larger companies and device manufacturers looking to partner with startups and researchers
  • University researchers or PhD students working on IoT applications looking to explore collaboration or commercial opportunities.

As the clinics are one-to-one you get to shape the 30 minutes you spend with the expert, therefore, this event will be value for CEOs, CTOs, heads of business development or innovation, as well as individual researchers from the academic side.

What is a Pit Stop event?

Pit Stop is a series of events developed by Digital Catapult which tackle different issues companies face. These two-day events bring together startups, SMEs, larger corporates, university researchers and experts to help solve problems, learn from each other and initiate new collaborations. They take various forms: workshops, one-to-one sessions, networking or problem solving groups.


Startups / SME / Not for Profit / Government / University: £150 (£75 early bird until Friday 17th April)

Corporate (more than 250 employees): £250 (£125 early bird until Friday 17th April)

Click here for more information and to book your place.

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.