Ordnance Survey is an organization dedicated to surveying the land and creating accurate and up-to-date geographic data, relied on by government, business and individuals. But Ordnance Survey added to its offerings in 2009 when it launched a new program called the GeoVation challenge, which awards seed funding to sustainable business ventures that utilize geographical data.They employed IdeaScale to host their latest round of challenges.
- Ordnance Survey has funded nine new ventures to the tune of £242,000.
- Ordnance Survey built a process that empowers them to engage, select, and finance winners.
- Projects like Growing Routes and Shout Crime were made a reality by Ordnance Survey.
“The IdeaScale platform meets all of our requirements… It is helping us innovate enterprise-wide.” – Viv Alexander, Innovation Community Manager, Ordnance Survey