Urban Foresight


Our mission: Improving wellbeing, sustainability, and prosperity

We excel at turning good ideas into great projects to create better futures.

Innovation for places: Solving societal challenges and creating new local opportunities.

Places for people: Improving lives, protecting the environment, and strengthening economies.

Our story: UK’s leading place-based innovation consultancy

Urban Foresight was established as the world’s first dedicated smart cities consultancy.

We work around the world to develop solutions for smart and sustainable places.

Smart cities: Advances in transport, energy, healthcare, and environmental systems.

Sustainable places: Better services, reduced emissions, and investing in the future.

Our services: Guiding investments in innovation and infrastructure
  • Research and analysis – Markets, opportunities, and the impacts of investments.
  • Strategies and business cases – Outlooks, action plans, and commercial frameworks for positive change.
  • Project development and delivery – Design, procurement, and funding for innovation projects.
  • Pilots and living labs – Testing and implementation of new solutions and services.
  • Networks and business support – Knowledge sharing networks and business support programmes.
Office Address
Urban Foresight Limited
The Catalyst
3 Science Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Selected Experts & Contacts

Dr. David Beeton
CEO & Founder

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