Grid Smarter Cities breaks into the top 10 in the IP100 Intellectual Property League Table

Grid Smarter Cities, the North East UK-based tech firm featured on pages 51-52 of the forthcoming issue of Thinking Cities, has been placed at number 7  in the 2018 IP League Table. Developed by Metis Partners, the IP League Table ranks UK companies based on their IP assets and value.

Grid is a platform company of smart city solutions and systems that envisages the city of the near future as “digital, connected and convenient”; its expertise and patented products aim to help deliver this vision.

Now with its head office at The Core in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Grid is positioning itself as a global thought leader in the Smart City space. With a team of developers now working in-house, Grid is able to build robust, industry-leading solutions in an agile manner.

Grid was recently chosen to attend Department for International Trade – Innovate UK Trade Missions to Singapore and Australia, and in May will be presenting its solution portfolio to US and international governments and investors.

Grid has granted UK, European, US and other international patents in Smart City solutions relevant to parking, freight management, access to transport, goods and services, Intelligent Kerbside Management and end-to-end waste processes.

Neil Herron, Founder and CEO of Grid Smarter Cities stated: “We are proud to have secured 7th place in the Metis IP100 League Table. This is an award that greatly enhances Grid’s brand image and credibility in the smart city space as one of the thought leaders helping to design applications and outcomes that have great social, environmental and economic impact.”

The full IP100 publication can be found here.