URENIO Watch: Intelligent cities – smart cities – innovation ecosystems

Smart City Strategy: Jazan Economic City (Saudi Arabia)

14a_JECIn its quest to diversify its economy, attract foreign investment and tackle unemployment, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) embarked on developing four new ‘economic cities’ Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Knowledge Economic City (Saudi Arabia)

13a_KECIn its quest to diversify its economy, attract foreign investment and tackle unemployment, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) embarked on developing four new ‘economic cities’ Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Mousaed Economic City (Saudi Arabia)

13a_PABMECIn its quest to diversify its economy, attract foreign investment and tackle unemployment, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) embarked on developing four new ‘economic cities’ Continue reading…

Innovation in Europe’s Cities

Innovation-in-Europes-Cities_Bloomberg-Mayors-Challenge1-1“Innovation in European Cities” report, published by LSE Cities, sets out the context for Bloomberg Philanthropies’ European Mayors Challenge. It gives an overview of the key themes facing European cities today and provides an independent analysis of the 155 submissions to the award and a detailed review of the five winning proposals. Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: King Abdullah Economic City (Saudi Arabia)

11a_KAECIn its quest to diversify its economy, attract foreign investment and tackle unemployment, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) embarked on developing four new ‘economic cities’ Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Intelligent Nation 2015 (Singapore)

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A characteristic and clearly articulated sector-based strategy is described the ‘Intelligent Nation 2015’ (iN2015), which is Singapore’s 10-year Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Cyberjaya (Malaysia)

9a_CyberjayaCyberjaya, meaning “cyber success” or “cyber victory”, is a planned smart city close to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is part of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) plan, a technopole Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: ‘Smart Island Strategy (2008-2010)’ (Malta)

8a_MaltaMalta’s ‘Smart Island Strategy’ (2008-2010) was a national ICT strategy commissioned by the Government of Malta for the country to become ‘one of the top 10 information societies in the world’. Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Intelligent Thessaloniki (Greece)

7a_ThessalonikiDistrictsThe strategy for ‘Intelligent Thessaloniki’ is a proposal for the development of ICTs and innovation in specific districts of the City of Thessaloniki, Greece. In this strategy, the areas of focus are the most important districts of innovation Continue reading…

Smart City Strategy: Stockholm (Sweden)

 

6a_StockholmStockholm has a long tradition in research and innovation in environmental and information technology. It also has a well-established culture as a livable and sustainable city Continue reading…