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Cabinet Office Data Science Framework

17 June 2016
Closed on: 
Friday, 1 July 2016
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Data science carries both huge opportunities and a duty of care. Technology is changing so rapidly; as are the public's views. In this new and changing landscape, this document is not about creating additional hurdles, but rather about making innovation easier. It does this by bringing together the relevant law in the context of new technology, and prompting consideration of public reaction so that government data scientists and policy makers can be confident to innovate appropriately with data.

Future Technologies and Innovation

4 August 2015
Closed on: 
Friday, 4 September 2015
The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology is working with the Government Office for Science on a Foresight project to identify emerging technologies that have the potential to give the UK a competitive edge and to improve the delivery of public services. As part of this review, they are asking researchers, developers, investors, analysts and others who work with emerging technologies for their perspectives.

Home Area Network (HAN) Solutions: Implementation of 868 MHz and Alternative HAN Solutions

26 March 2015
Closed on: 
Thursday, 23 April 2015
Energy suppliers are required to take all reasonable steps to install smart meters in GB domestic and smaller non-domestic consumer premises by the end of 2020. This includes installations in premises (including some multi-dwelling units) that are unlikely to be served by the 2.4GHz Home Area Network (HAN) solution. In such premises an 868MHz HAN solution or an alternative HAN solution may be required to allow smart metering devices to communicate with each other and to send consumption and tariff information to consumer devices in the premises.
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