Definitely November Newsletter

Afternoon!

Well it doesn’t seem to be getting any better out there but in the world of #iot we’re all keeping calm and carrying on. We’re also turning 5 years old next Tuesday so come and celebrate with us!

#attend

Internet of Things Europe in Dublin (November 21-22nd)

300 speakers across 8 tracks. They have a startup area called “Project Kairos”. More details.

Nominet Showcase (November 24th)

The research team who have been working on #iot applications over the last 2 years are showing their work. More details.

Medical #iot (November 25th-27th)

Create a health-tech invention & win $10k investment. More details.

Hardware Pioneers (December 6th)

Guest speakers from Ubuntu, Evrythng and Anaren. More details.

Open Internet of Things Definition – Five years later  (June 16th 2017)

Join Usman Haque and I to revisit the Open Internet of Things Definition the community wrote five years ago. More details.

 

#sponsor

OverTheAir (November 25&26th)

This lovely event (disclaimer: I’ll be speaking) are looking for lunch sponsors. More details.

 

#jobs

Researcher of #iot european Communities (deadline November 30th)

Lovely research position at the London School of Economics with Alison Powell (@a_b_powell). More details.

 

#helpthemout

On Kickstarter this month is local #iot pet startup Felcana.

At Startupbootcamp IoT | Connected Devices , toy startup Woogie is looking for feedback from parents of children between 6-12. Help them out.

 

 

Almost November Newsletter

 

#attend

Open Internet of Things Definition (5 years later) (June 17th 2017)

You’ll remember this event which Pachube’s founder Usman Haque and I put on in 2012. We’re revisiting the document 5 years later. Join us! 

Hardware Pioneers (November 15th)

Talks by Tesco Labs, R/GA, Beecham Research and Brinc this month. More details.

 

#apply

RGA connected hardware accelerator (deadline November 14th)

10 startups with get support over a 12 week program of creative support and a focus on growth and traction. Theme: IoT and connected hardware. Subthemes: B2B, A.I., connected cities, and more. More details.

 

Happy Halloween!

 

October Newsletter

 

#attend

Hardware Pioneers: Talks by AWS and Amazon Alexa (Oct 12)

A panel discussion on best practices and tools to efficiently build IoT apps for the cloud. More details.

Big Data Week, London (Oct 27)

The theme is “Big Data in Use” – practical cases coming from finance, healthcare, retail, entertainment, IoT, travel, presented from both technical and business view.
350-400 attendees and speakers from Google, Shazam, Facebook, TripAdvisor and skyscanner. More details.

Internet of Things World Europe 2016, Dublin (Nov 21-22)

Part of a series of events including IoT World event in Santa Clara. 300 speakers across 8 conference tracks in Dublin this November. There’s a startup area you can apply to called “Project Kairos”. More details.

 

#learn

IoT Time Series Data event, (Oct 5)

Discover how Intellicore is using a NoSQL time series database to collect data from FIA Formula E to drive fan engagement. Best practices in data modeling, Riak TS and Apache Spark! More details.

Intellectual Property for Tech Startups: The Deep Dive (Oct 20th)

A 3h deep-dive workshop on intellectual property when applied to technology startups. In collaboration with ClearViewIP and Carpmaels & Ransford, organised by Hardware Academy. More details.

 

#backitnow

On Kickstarter this month: Ding (October 11th) and Arduino: ESLOV IoT Invention Kit (now)

 

August Newsletter

September is right around the corner and there’s lots to look forward to including our next meetup on the 20th with speakers from Estimote, Museum in a box, Open Lab Newcastle and Studio Dott. 

Also an opportunity to exhibit your project to government types at the second edition of our showcase hosted by City Hall on October 26th. Deadline to apply is September 15th. I’ll share some exciting news about the event’s sponsors soon too, but do consider applying, it’s a wonderful venue and we’re expecting a great crowd from the GLA’s community. So lots to prepare for over the next weeks, hope you’re ready!

#attend

Disruptive Technology Conference London (Sept 19th)

Tickets £120 for public sector or charitable organisations or £300 for private sector organisations. Email rebecca at 4allofus dot org dot uk for tickets. More details.

#startups

Run an Empire who came to showcase at the meetup have launched in the UK after a successful New Zealand launch.

#jobs

Solution Architect at Data Stax

Join their consulting team in the UK. An amazing opportunity to work remotely and do a fair bit of travel as well. More details.

Electronics Engineer at Trackener

This great horse health startup is looking for someone great. More details.

 

July Newsletter

#submit

Lovie Awards 2016 (deadline Aug 29th)

There’s a category for Best Connected Products and Wearables. More details.

Intel Edison Developer Challenge (deadline Aug 31st)

Intel has teamed up with Hardware Academy to look for exciting new IoT projects that are developed and built on Intel technology. The winning *finished* project will win £1000 cash plus a £500 3D printing voucher with 3D Hubs! More details.

#attend

Hardware Pioneers Demo Night (Aug 4th)

A nice meetup putting on a night of hardware startup demos with beer and pizza. More details.

Thingmonk (Sept 12-14)

An excellent event focused on ‘Developers, Data, Design: The New Industrial’. Get 20% discount on tickets by using the code ‘iotlondon’. More details.

The IOT of Healthcare (Sept 21-22)

Organised by the Internet of Business who have organised great events around manufacturing and insurance over the past few months. More details.

#read

Seb a local interaction design wrote up his experience of building a sensor for the workplace at the Bosch Connected Experience last March in Berlin. Read on.

#jobs

Datastax are looking for a remote Cassandra Internals Engineer. More details.

June Newsletter

#news

London IOT Meetup Yellow Pages

I’m going to be publishing a compendium of the companies around London & Europe doing #iot stuff. It’s free! If you’d like to be included fill this in! (30 sec tops)

#apply

Startupbootcamp IOT Connected Devices (Deadline today!)

A full program in London, some cash, nice mentors (like me!) this autumn. Last chance to apply today!

Intelligent World Hackathon by GE (Deadline Aug 2nd)

Use the Predix platform to come up with a smart city solution that uses lighting. Lots of cash prizes. More details.

London IOT Meetup Showcase (October 26th)

We’re coming back to London City Hall in October, so if you’d like to showcase your product, fill in the form asap!

#showcase

5G World Innovation Accelerator (June 28th)

Apply to exhibit your product here­.

#attend

Samsung Developer Workshop (June 16th)

Mentors Dan Gross and Wei Xiao will cover IoT from module to cloud with Samsung ARTIK as the centrepiece, using tools including: ARTIK API, Arduino, Temboo, and Node-RED. More details.

Future of Manufacturing event (July 7th)

Organised by our friends at Hardware Pioneers. More details.

May Newsletter

(been having some wordpress issues so only posting this now, soz!)

#events

Microsoft Tech Day – Azure & IOT (May 24th)

Developer & decision maker focused workshops. More details. They also have a hands-on workshop on June 4th. More details.

Connected Conference (May 25-27th)

Get 50% off a ticket with IOTMEETUPLOND16 promo code. They will have a smart home and everything. Lots going on. More details.

Intel Edison workshop (June 9th)

Another one focused on building cloud services on top of Edison. More details.

Hardware Pioneers Event (June 2nd)

Talks by Bolt, & our friends at Startupbootcamp Connected Devices. More details.

#peopleintown

Ed Borden from Thingful­ (formerly from Pachube and my co-organiser on this meetup way back) is in town on June 2-8th and looking to meet people. Say hi on borden.edward@gmail.com

Tom Coates from Thington­ is in town on June 6-8th from San Francisco and looking to meet investors. Get in touch with him at tom@plasticbag.org

#hiring

The nice people at BuffaloGrid are hiring Get in touch.

April Newsletter

Lots going on in this month’s community newsletter. One thing to highlight first is that we have a showcase of work for our next meetup. Think of it as a trade show setup but less formal and a great way to get feedback. We do this twice a year only so really worth attending if you can. If you have a project/prototype you’d like to show, just fill in the form on the meetup page.

#apply

Metavallon Accelerator (Deadline April 27th)

Four month program with €22K of pre-seed funding for winners and €200K worth of services. More details.

 

#helpthem

The Inventor Centre

Tom Rafferty is looking for feedback from before they launch their KS campaign. Help them out!

 

#attend

Iot & Your Business at the British Computing Society (Tomorrow)

Talks by Duncan Purves of 2Insight Ltd and Paul Green of Iotics Labs. More details.

 

Intel IOT Roadshow (May 14th)

Includes access to a dev kit for the day. More details.

 

Internet of Business Events (all year)

Events across Europe around manufacturing, retail, insurance and the technical challenges of #iot. More details.

 

#localstartups

Check out Pacif-i, the smart baby pacifier which is now shipping!

 

March Newsletter

#apply

Startupbootcamp IoT | Connected Devices (Deadline June 13th)

A three month program in London starting on September 5th for consumer and industrial #iot startups. Teams get €15K. (Disclaimer: I’ll be mentor in residence!) More details.

Bosch Venture Forum (Deadline April 6th)

For #iot cloud application companies , apply to get a chance to meet decision-makers at the Bosch Venture Forum on 28 and 29 June 2016 in Stuttgart. More details.

50/50 Challenge (Deadline March 18th)

If you have a woman co-founder in your tech startup, apply for a day of access to mentorship and exposure to investors in their Newcastle event on April 4th. More details.

HWtrek Asia Innovation Tour (Deadline March 31st)

Apply visit Shenzen & Beijing supply chain and manufacturing partners on April 25-29th. More details.

IOT M2M Council Call for White Papers (Deadline April 22nd)

The IoT M2M Council is offering £1K, a seat on the IMC’s Connected Leadership Committee and free access to their events in London & Vegas for selected white papers sharing your experience of deploying an #iot solution More details.

 

#events

Smart IOT London (April 12-13th)

More details.

OpenTRV & Things Network workshop (March 21st)

Hosted by the Digital Catapult and includes LoRa enabled sensors. Buy tickets.

 

#startups

Cubetto, an education toy for kids based in East London is on Kickstarter

 

2nd February newsletter

#help

IOT Developer Survey (Deadline March 25th)

Resin.io (our sponsor!), together with the Eclipse Foundation and IEEE have published an IoT Developer Survey. Help them out!

#events

Dott IOT Design Processes Workshop, March 1st

I’m helping Dries at Dott Studio run a little session on #iot design processes, we’re looking for 2 other startups to join us. More details.

Bosch ConnectedExperience, Berlin, March 8-9th

Yes still banging on about this because I’m co-curating this and it’s going to be amazing. You should come. More details.

Retail IOT Pitstop, Brighton (Deadline Feb 26th)

If you’re an #iot startup in retail the Digital Catapult in Brighton has an event for you. More details.

#listen

Webcast: Privacy, Society and the IoT

Gilad Rosner (@giladrosner) put out a podcast about #iot and security for O’Reilly this week. Listen to it. He also wrote an article about the topic.

#crowdfunding

Filisia who are helping people with disabilities are on Crowdcube

MotorTalk (US) are smart and more effecient industrial motors and are on Kickstarter.