The White Paper focuses on how European cities are currently developing strategies towards becoming “smarter cities” and the lessons we can draw for the future. Such strategies are based on an assessment of the future needs of cities and innovative usages of ICTs embodied in the broadband Internet and Internet-based applications now and foreseen for the future. These strategies are also based on a new understanding of innovation,
The Middle East Smart Cities Summit 2012 will take place in Doha, Qatar from 28-30 May. It will gather leading Smart City advocates and project stakeholders to share insights on how to develop Smart Cities
Google has confirmed that is developing glasses enabling augmented reality within smart cities. The glasses will give users the capability to simultaneously view the actual physical environment around them along with related computer generated inputs.
Just published this special issue of the Journal of Knowledge Economy was prepared in the framework of the FIREBALL FP7-ICT project and comprises seven papers presenting how advanced European cities develop strategies towards becoming “smart cities”, based on many innovative usages of broadband infrastructures, Internet-based applications, Living Labs and people-driven innovation ecosystems.
As one of the central cities of China and core cities of the Pearl River Delta, Guangzhou has long been the top choice for multinationals for investment deployment in China since China’s reform and opening-up. The Development Plan of the Pearl River Delta (2008-2020)
DG REGIO published a guide to improve the involvement of Universities in regional development. The Guide has been prepared by Professor John Goddard of the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies