Leicester Digital Mapping
Amplified Leicester is managed by the Institute of Creative Technologies, De Montfort University in partnership with the DMU Centre for Social Action and Phoenix Square Digital Media Centre. The project is commissioned and supported by NESTA, an independent body with a mission to make the UK more innovative.
Amplified Leicester is a city-wide experiment designed to grow the innovation capacity of Leicester by networking key connectors across the city’s disparate and diverse communities in an incentivised participatory project enabled by social media.
- To develop a transferable model for amplifying a diverse city’s grassroots innovation capacity through connecting diverse communities through key individuals
- To provide practical examples of how collaborative technologies can be exploited
in a city context
“A group that thinks in diverse ways will address a problem from many angles.” Charles Leadbeater, The Difference DividendFor further information please contact:
Prof Sue Thomas
Email: sue.thomas [at] dmu.ac.uk