Net-Working for the Future of Smart Energy in Smart Cities

That’s what I like about living in London: the many opportunities for events that bring together people who illustrate the state of the art – of thinking, business and, above all, funding:

The outcome?

  1. An invitation to use my prototype to forecast data from a lecturer in Sustainable Electrical Power Engineering from the University of Greenwich for an academic publication.
  2. The possibility for writing a proposal to bridge the “Smart Meter” roll-out (top down, single product) with the OpenHub and LightSpeedDerby projects (bottom up, multiple products, multiple applications in the context of Smart Cities).
  3. Discussions about my innovation with an electronics firm that is looking for partners.
  4. The challenge to get my prototype working on my new laptop.
  5. A critique of the governmental conference centre that wastes energy on coloured lighting but wasn’t able to heat our room sufficiently.

If only I could meet the right people with an ‘intelligent chequebook’ instead of having to fit into yet another ‘scope’ of a ‘funding competition’. For this  funding style is a complete waste of resources, if follow-on funding is not built-in which is the case for the OpenHubs and LightSpeedDerby. What does it take for government to wake up???

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About Sabine Kurjo McNeill

I'm a mathematician and system analyst formerly at CERN in Geneva and became an event organiser, software designer, independent web publisher and online promoter of Open Justice. My most significant scientific contribution is www.smartknowledge.space
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