REGISTER NOW – Leeds & EUROCITIES have teamed up to look at how living labs can help create Smart Cities

Working in partnership with the major European city network, EUROCITIES, we’re organising an online event, as part of the wider Leeds Digital Festival, which will discuss how living labs can create opportunities for cities to become smart places. The event will take place on Thursday 01 October 09:30 – 11:10 (BST – UK TIME) The… Read More REGISTER NOW – Leeds & EUROCITIES have teamed up to look at how living labs can help create Smart Cities

Calling all international partners –Leeds Digital Festival is back!

Leeds Digital Festival is back for another year and there are lots of ways for international partners to get involved. Whether it be participating as a delegate in one of the many events on offer, speaking at an event or organising your own event for free, we want you to take part in the largest… Read More Calling all international partners –Leeds Digital Festival is back!

ODI Leeds builds on partnership with the Netherlands

ODI Leeds (Open Data Institute) is continuing to strengthen its partnership with the Kingdom of the Netherlands through its Northernlands collaboration, a celebration of innovation and creativity from the North of the UK and the Netherlands. The ‘Northernlands’ partnership began back into 2019 with an event at Leeds Digital Festival and has continued to go… Read More ODI Leeds builds on partnership with the Netherlands

Leeds joins with French town to mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

This week Leeds sent a wreath of poppies to the French town of Bus-lès-Artois to pay tribute to the members of the Leeds Pals who tragically lost their lives during the Battle of the Somme. Bus-lès-Artois holds a special link with Leeds as it was here where the Leeds Pals and Leeds Rifles regiments were… Read More Leeds joins with French town to mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

Leeds celebrates World Refugee Day

Leeds has joined other cities from across the world to mark and celebrate World Refugee Day, an international day designated by the United Nations to honour refugees around the globe. To recognise and raise awareness of the importance of refugees, Leeds has united with the Intercultural Cities Network to support the campaign ‘Everyone Counts’ #CitiesWithRefugees. … Read More Leeds celebrates World Refugee Day

Leeds named as one of the top cities in UK for overseas investment

A report on UK foreign direct investment (FDI) has ranked Leeds as the sixth best performing city for overseas investment outside of London. The EY UK Attractiveness Survey, which is published annually, found that Leeds accounted for one in three FDI projects in Yorkshire, with the city attracting 20 projects in 2019, one less than… Read More Leeds named as one of the top cities in UK for overseas investment