IBM announced the grant recipients for the 2011 Smarter Cities challenge. The list includes 22 cites: one from Africa, eleven from Americas, four from Asia, five from Europe and one from Oceania.
IBM has relaunched it’s Smarter City initiative and the website portal is truly an immersive, interactive experience designed to show how cities all over the world are using advanced technology to help address some of the biggest problems facing our planet.
IBM inaugurated Smarter Cities Challenge is a 3-year IBM Corporate Citizenship initiative to enable up to 100 cities around the world to become smarter by enhancing their capacity to collect, analyze and act upon information across multiple core systems;
Amsterdam Smart City is a collaboration betweeen the people of Amsterdam, local businesses, and the government to test innovative projects related to energy. The initiative started by the Liander and the Amsterdam Innovation Motor with main objectives energy efficiency, use of green energy, and CO2 reduction.