The School of Business and Society at St Mary’s University in the UK in cooperation with the Triple Helix Association and with the support from Erasmus+ programme of the European Union (Jean Monet Action) organises the workshop ‘Innovative Place-Based Triple Helix Approaches for Regional Development through Smart Specialisation Strategies’ on 28-29 June 2019.
The University of Sheffield and its research center SEERC is offering one scholarship position for a PhD on “Hybrid Life Cycle Assessment of Functional Materials and Devices”. The scholarship includes: (1) A fee waiver offered by the University of Sheffield
The smart city paradigm was shaped in two decades at the turn of the century, between 1990 and 2010. The paper of Mora, Bolici and Deakin “The First Two Decades of Smart-City Research: A Bibliometric Analysis” reports on these first two decades of research on smart cities, examining the literature published between 1992 and 2012 by a bibliometric analysis.
The Communication on Artificial Intelligence for Europe, presented by the European Commission on 25 April, outlines a European initiative on AI that aims to boost the EU’s technological and industrial capacity and AI uptake across the economy, both by the private and public sector.
There is very little in the literature about what Japan is doing in the field of smart cities. The report “Japan’s Smart Cities” by Andrew DeWit shows a series of domains in which smart city concepts and technologies have been applied.
The papers reflect on the evolution of innovation policy over the last 25 years, from the Regional Technology Plans in 1994 to the current Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (2014-2020). At large, the general opinion is that a lot has been achieved