URENIO Watch: Intelligent cities – smart cities – innovation ecosystems

Dissemination – Promotion

Conference: ICEIRD 2015

iceird_2015aThe 8th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development will be held between 18th –and 19th of June 2015 in Sheffield U.K. ICEIRD 2015 brings together academics and practitioners to share knowledge and insight based on the latest research on entrepreneurship, economic resilience, smart growth and competitiveness. Continue reading…

Data-Smart City Solutions

Data-Smart-City-SolutionsData-Smart City Solutions, an initiative by Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, is working to catalyze adoption of data projects on the local government level by serving as a central resource for cities interested in this emerging field. Continue reading…

Google Museums Virtual Tours

Google’s new “Art Project” employs its Street View technology to provide access to 17 of the world’s most acclaimed art museums. The visitors can discover and view more than a thousand artworks online in extraordinary detail. Continue reading…

Web 2.0 Technologies for the Enterprise

Over the past few years a wide array of “Web 2.0” technologies and communities have appeared on the Internet; these include Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, YouTube, and del.icio.us. Continue reading…

Video: Digital Business Ecosystems

The concept of Digital Business Ecosystems refers to business ecosystems composed of buyers, suppliers and makers of related products and services in which the use of ICT enable the optimal use of local assets and the global interaction. Continue reading…

Strategy: Singapore-Intelligent Nation 2015

Intelligent Nation 2015 (iN2015) is Singapore’s 10 year strategy and master plan to realise the potential of innovation and information society over the next decade. Led by IDA and sector-focused committees, the strategy covers seven key economic sectors of the region and three horizontal areas: (1) Digital media and entertainment;

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Accelerating the Commercialization of University Innovation

acc-innov.jpgAn emerging approach to identifying, funding and commercializing university-based innovation is proving quite effective at seeding new companies, according to research conducted by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Max Planck Institute of Economics. Continue reading…

Digital Corfu

The aim of the project is the digital representation of the Old Town of Corfu, including a series of information: the city, the monuments, the cultural events and activities, and also commercial and tourist information (hotels, restaurants, museums).

A web site supports virtual itineraries in the historical centre, combining interactive maps and panoramic images. The creation of Digital Corfu is based on an extented survey of the Old City.