One of the key domains that the design and implementation of Smart Cities address is transport. Smart cities around the world attempt to leverage new and developing technologies to solve their transportation problems. These efforts to bring transportation systems networks into the 21st century is a critical component to any smart city project. Tomorrow’s smart cities attempt to redefine sustainability and liveability.
In this article by Bouton S., Hannon E., Knupfer S., and Ramkumar S. published by McKinsey & Company, according the authors the way that people get around cities is changing dramatically. Technological advances and new transportation services are making it possible for city dwellers to cross town ever more efficiently and safely.
SmartUp the City 2017 Innovation Award for Smart City and Smart Building Startups contest is the first for new technologies, services and business models in real estate and real estate management.
This publication by nesta.org is an idea bank aiming to help local European policymakers and influencers create better conditions for entrepreneurship at the regional or city level. The publication is detailed and covers all the major areas on which local policy makers should address different challenges. The publication includes as Annex a Policy Action Guide with a template for policy makers to support the designing of a useful mix of policies to support digital entrepreneurship suited to different environments. The included guide contains ten-steps which comprise an idealised policy process and are not so straightforward in reality.
The Programmable City project is investigating the relationship between networked digital technologies and infrastructures and urban management and governance and city life.
This report developed by Machina Research on behalf of Nokia examines the strategies of 22 cities as they become smart, safe and sustainable. It distils three different smart city approaches and highlights key developments in technology and business models which have helped cities become smarter.
The call for submissions for the 10th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD 2017) is now open. If you are you an academic, a university technology manager, an entrepreneur, a policy-maker, an investor or you represent a business interested in the theory and practice of university-industry links as well as innovation, entrepreneurship, and regional development?