The Future Fox won a start-up pitch contest focused around housing solutions at Connected Places Catapult’s CityX event yesterday in London.
The judges were Izhar Ul-Haq, business development manager, STFC Innovations; Paul Taylor, innovation coach, Bromford; and Rafe Bertram, partner, Foster & Partners.
Other businesses which pitched and exhibited solutions were:
AccuCities: Creates custom 3D city models
BIOHM: Develops bio-based materials for use in ‘circular construction’
ELAD Network: Blockchain marketplace platform for real estate transactions
FUZZLAB: AI chatbot technology for the social housing sector
Gapotape: A product to eradicate air leakage and thermal bridging where rigid boards are fitted between rafters in roofs, walls and floors
Kemuri: Smart power sockets which use machine learning to monitor daily routines and raise automated alerts where necessary
Landmark: Environmental risk information and solutions for the property industry
Safecility: A building compliance “concierge” to simplify legal fulfilment
Safe House: A mains-powered LoRA-connected sensor that monitors electricity, temperature and humidity as well as detecting carbon monoxide and smoke
Tiascope: Provides transport models for residential site locations in seconds
Urban Intelligence: Analyses data to identify land for development
UrbanTide: A real-time innovation platform which unlocks data from silos