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Digital Futures Institute

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The Digital Futures Institute is a leading regional digital hub for applied research, development, consultancy and training which has a strong technology focus. Bringing together our regional partners, 番茄影视 researchers, students and entrepreneurs are exploring the power of digital technologies to solve real-world problems.

Based on Adastral Park, the Institute brings BT plc Research and Development together with top experts from the university to provide digital transformation and open innovation to the East of England.

We have a high-tech facility at Adastral Park, Martlesham, where we offer the community of researchers, students and entrepreneurs a vibrant research and development environment. At DigiTech Centre, we can provide training, consultancy and postgraduate study opportunities, as well as leading-edge technology support and development.

Vision

Exploring the ways in which digital technologies can be used to create new digital environments and tools for work, study and leisure and the ways in which new technology can enhance the delivery and security of regional commercial and public services.

Mission

To become a world-leading international research institute in the use of digital technologies supported by cross-sectoral and multi-disciplinary ICT partnerships. Established to deliver applied research, knowledge exchange and innovation in digital futures targeted at public services, policy and development and open education platform.

Themes

The Digital Futures Institute brings top-class researchers, entrepreneurs and students together to explore the future of digital technology. Our community aims to support positive improvements across our services through a focus on three main Technology Themes:

  • Immersive Technologies 
  • Connected Data Technologies 
  • Networking and Security Technologies

If you would like to join our community, get involved with community development projects, sign up for training or postgraduate study, undertake technology consultations or have a tour of our high-tech facilities, please contact Professor Sara de Freitas at digitech@uos.ac.uk

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