The Global Digital City Network is an international organisation between ‘knowledge based’ industrial cities. It is designed to promote the competitiveness of member cities, leveraged by synergy effect through the exchange of information and technologies.
Singapore has launched a new 10-year, $3.2 billion Master Plan, that will propel the nation into 2015 and beyond, with a line-up of activities and goals that spell benefits for the people, businesses and the global community. The vision is to turn the country into an Intelligent Nation and Global City, powered by ICT.
The project ‘Intelligent Cities: Innovative cities and competitiveness for sustainable development’, supported by INTERREG IIIC – South Zone, has as main objective to formulate an urban strategy for the creation of ‘innovation hubs’ (spaces of innovation).
The 2nd IET International Conference on Intelligent Environments, 5-6 July 2006, Athens, will provide a leading edge forum for researchers and engineers from across the world to present their latest research and to discuss future directions in this area.
“Ideopolis – Knowledge City-regions” is the culmination of a year-long research project involving in depth studies of ten UK and four international cities. Key to the success of an Ideopolis is “knowledge intensity” – the number of knowledge industries and knowledge workers within a city and its surrounding region.
A master thesis by Dragana Radovanovi? under the supervision of Leif Edvinsson. The purpose of the work is to identify factors associated with the Ragusa’s survival persistence and subject awareness, in order to highlight what the city of Lund may learn from this intelligent city.