Manchester City Council

Smarter City Case Studies


CityVerve is Manchester's smart city demonstrator led by Manchester City Council, developing new services using the internet of things.


A project creating 3D Visualisations to model real-time energy usage.

Ebb & Flow Energy Systems

A project developing a virtual power plant solution supporting electric vehicles based at Manchester Science Park.

EcoHome Lab

A group that meets regularly to develop new software and hardware for the home.

Future Everything

An innovation lab for digital culture and runs an annual festival in the city.

Intelligent Lighting

Manchester City Council is replacing 56,000 street lights with LED lighting to reduce carbon and running costs.


SmartImpact Promotes Smart, Sustainable Urban Development


A state-of-the-art research facility based at Salford University working with new digital technologies.


A project transforming the Corridor area of Manchester into a smart city district.