Health in the future city

Although health in Scotland has improved over the last century, Glasgow still faces serious health challenges. Scientists have given it a name: the ‘Glasgow effect’. Life expectancy at birth is the lowest in the UK – a reality that poverty, diet, drinking, crime or other behaviours cannot fully explain.

This event brought together a diverse mix of people from a range of backgrounds to explore how technology and open data could improve life in Glasgow in the future. The teams competed for a £20,000 prize fund (T&Cs apply).