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in recent years, thanks to unprecedented growth and decision-makers working together. Finland’s capital is well on its way to becoming the best functioning city in the world.

smart prague

Prague

November 21, 2022 CITIES

goals of the Smart Prague Concept until 2030, which was created in connection with the existing priorities of the city given by the Strategic Plan

A network of multifunctional street postal terminals Goal Improvement of the process of goods delivery and receipt Project Helsinki The Finnish government and the Finnish technology company Agora Networks plan to install a network of 200 smart postal terminals (digital kiosks) in all cities by the end of 2019. The postal terminals will not only […]

Goal To monitor the physical condition of people Project Developed by local startup KaHa and textile company Tex Line, with support from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A* STAR), the smart T-shirts, which connect to an app on a smartphone, detect heart disorders and track and record physical fitness data such as heart […]

Air pollution filtration systems in nurseries Goal To reduce children’s exposure to toxic air pollution Project In some of London’s most polluted areas, 20 nurseries have been chosen to carry out new air quality checks. The inspections will help determine what measures are needed to reduce children’s exposure to air pollution. As a result of […]

The new format of acute care clinics’ medical care Goal Results Accelerate patient care and alleviate the burden on public hospital emergency departments Project The City has opened the first ExpressCare urgent care clinics, which will provide convenient and quick access to care for non-life-threatening conditions. The new format clinics will provide surgical treatment for […]

The animal registration with a built-in chip Goal Decrease in abandoned and lost pets Project New pet registration system which uses implantable microchips to help people to find owners quickly if their pets are abandoned or lost. For a fee of W10,000  at one of ~900 pet clinics, citizens can register their pets with implanted […]

Identity verification app Goal Large-scale automation of the service delivery process and digitization of residents’ data UAE Pass Project UAE residents can now go through digital identification, which will give them access to government services and online transactions. By creating an account with UAE Pass and downloading the app, residents will be able to log […]

The vehicle environment through the center’s electric vehicle test area Goal To improve the city’s transportation mobility Project The city, along with Phillips subsidiary NXP Semiconductors, is going to deploy a test-connected environment for smart electric vehicles, where drivers will be able to test smart transportation infrastructure technologies infrastructure. At the moment, the city’s key […]

Launch of the Smart 911 service Goal To create a service to help in emergencies situations Project Smart 911 is a service that allows you to provide personal, medical, or situational information when you call emergency services to help in an emergency. Smart 911 is available to all Chicagoans. Smart 911 allows citizens to create […]

Online driving license application Goal To simplify the procedure of applying for a driver’s license Project The Singapore government has simplified the procedure for obtaining a driver’s license. You can apply for and receive your license online at police.gov.sg/e-services or through the Police@SG mobile app. It is necessary to log in to the national SingPass […]

World’s first Court of the Blockchain Goal Streamlining the judicial process, eliminating duplicate documents, and increasing the efficiency of the entire legal ecosystem Project Courts at Dubai International Financial Center are collaborating with Smart Dubai to create the world’s first blockchain-based court. The research will focus on working out the feasibility of dispute resolution. In […]

A tool to monitor the implementation of initiatives under the strategy of London’s smart roadmap Goal Increasing government accountability, creating more customer-centric services through citizen consultation and control Project This project supports the implementation of the Smarter London Together Roadmap, launched in June this year, and expresses the city’s commitment to the new digital government […]

A unified platform for banking transactions Goal Creation of a unified platform for processing banking transactions for cafes and food delivery services food delivery services Project NETS has been selected by the Government of Singapore to create an electronic payment system for private courier services, cafes, and canteens. NETS will be the only platform for […]

Mayor announces solar energy developments Goal To support solar energy and the transition to renewable energy sources Project City leaders plan to transition municipal buildings to renewable energy, the project will catalyze renewable energy development. A request to partner with solar panel manufacturers was released by Chicago Infrastructure Trust on October 1, 2018. Construction of […]

Plant for the processing of organic waste into renewable natural gas Goal To reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve the overall environmental condition of the city Project In partnership with Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., the city will begin installing new equipment at the Dufferin Solid Waste Management Facility later this year. The new equipment will convert […]

Toronto waste management app Goal To help residents with proper segregation and disposal of waste Project Waste Wizard is a quick and easy-to-use waste management tool that is designed as part of the city’s long-term waste management strategy to support the city’s recycling and environmental goals. The app is designed to make it as easy […]

Mayor helps boroughs target toxic air hotspots Goal Reducing air emissions, improving the environmental situation Project The funding is part of an air pollution fund of £20 million set up for projects in 29 boroughs, including the electrification of Hackney Council’s fleet of vehicles, installing electric charging stations on lampposts poles in Hounslow and the […]

New energy rating to push more buildings to go green Goal Reduce energy consumption, improve the environment Project The Singapore government is introducing a new energy efficiency rating aimed at modernizing existing buildings and constructing new ones. which aims to retrofit existing buildings and construct new energy-efficient buildings that consume 60% less energy than compared […]

Additional measures for cybersecurity policies Goal Improving the cybersecurity policies of urban and public digital infrastructure Project The Singapore government has introduced new cybersecurity standards following the attack on Sing Health. The standards include: Removing all connections to unsecured external networks If there are operational reasons, they should be maintained with unidirectional gateways to prevent […]

“Sleeping Child Check System” in All the School Buses of Public Elementary Schools Goal To monitor the safety of schoolchildren during bus rides (child care check-in system) Project Despite the implementation of safety requirements on school buses, a fatal accident occurred in July 2018 because a child was left unattended on a school bus. The […]

Supply of firefighting equipment for low-income citizens Goal Fire prevention, support disadvantaged people Project The Seoul government provides firefighting equipment to disadvantaged citizens who have difficulty installing it. The installation of 3,651 fire extinguishers and 3,430 fire alarms was provided free of charge to 3,651 households. The Seoul Fire and Disaster Headquarters plan to provide […]

Free distribution of mini solar panels for small-scale apartment security Goal To help low-income citizens Project In cooperation with solar panel manufacturers, Seoul will support the installation of rooftop solar power plants in small-scale apartment complexes. The city decided to introduce subsidies for solar power plants for citizens who cannot use a fan, air conditioner, […]

The creation of META on Facebook has started a worldwide trend, the meta universe is becoming more and more popular among all brands in the world. In this article, we will look at pioneers who have already started their commercial activities in a different reality Samsung South Korean IT giant Samsung has opened its 837 […]

Launching a clean energy operator Goal To create an operator that integrates clean energy sources to deliver electricity to the city’s services and population Project Barcelona Energia, a clean energy operator, has been launched as a pilot project. The company begins by meeting the electricity needs of the city council and municipal companies, as well […]

The Climate Mayors initiative Goal Mitigating the impact of cities on climate changes Project “Climate change is not a problem that a city can solve alone, but Boston’s leadership could have far-reaching consequences,” said Mayor Walsh. The Mayor of Boston requested project proposals from qualified renewable energy developers with projects across the U.S. that could […]

San Diego is launching the city’s first unmanned aircraft drone system Goal Increase emergency response speed and safety of emergency services with drones Project The fire department partnered with a cloud-based platform for unmanned telepresence and data management to launch a pilot that simulated the response to a fire call. The drones will be used […]

First dockless bikes launch Goal To test a new system Project The uniqueness of the system is that bikes can be dropped off and picked up anywhere by controlling them via an app. two operating companies will offer a total of 400 bikes. One company’s bike rental price is $1 for 30 minutes, the other […]

Brooklyn Queens

BQX

October 17, 2022 PIONEERS

The new Brooklyn Queens streetcar Goal To introduce green transportation into a growing residential area BQX Project Brooklyn Queens waterfront neighborhood is growing and needs new transportation. A new streetcar route would be able to serve the needs of neighborhood residents. The construction and implementation of the streetcar are estimated to cost $2.73 billion and […]

Smart system to reduce transport waiting times during large events Goal Reducing waiting times, increasing visitor satisfaction Project The Dubai Department of Transport is introducing a “smart transportation management system” to reduce waiting times for transport during exhibitions and conferences. The Smart Time Management system allows us to understand the number of visitors – travelers […]

Pioneer Batch of Smart Nation Scholars Goals Student support, staff search Project The scholarship aims to attract talented students to public service in Singapore, including the Smart Nation program. Established in March 2018, the scholarship program is offered by the Cybersecurity Agency (CSA), Government Technology Agency (Gov-Tech), and the Media Development Authority (IMDA). Scholarship recipients […]

Renovation programs in Seoul Goal Citizens to improve their housing conditions Project After a demonstration project (40 houses) conducted in 2017, SMG rebuilds non-residential premises into regular residential houses, called social reconstruction houses. SMG covers 80% of restructuring costs (up to 200 million won) and loans up to 90% of operating funds. Single-person youth families […]

Kalasatama Wellbeing – Improving the standard of living of citizens Goals Finding new solutions that will improve residents’ lives, through the implementation of digital solutions April – November 2018 Piloting digital solutions Project The Kalasatama Wellbeing program allows small and medium-sized enterprises or developers of digital solutions to test Kalasatama Wellbeing program enables small and […]

Goals Involving residents in Toronto’s development Project The Government of Canada is launching a national competition for municipalities to work with residents to find new ways to use data, sensors, and other technologies to improve the lives of their citizens. Residents can submit their suggestions through the city’s website or in hard copy through any […]

Circle lab – Online platform for joint implementation of Smart projects Goals To promote the circular economy model and the creation of new projects in this field Project An online platform for cities, businesses, and citizens to explore and implementation of circular economy models and strategies to solve global and local challenges. The platform develops […]

Produces lithium-ion batteries and energy management allowing CO2 emission and energy consumption reduction. Improving labor productivity.

InformAR’s solution for 360-degree location scans helps cities to optimize their traffic load and generally forces less traffic in the city.

Whilst almost two decades in IT, Roman has driven an extensive track of business and technology transformation projects for the US and Middle East clients. With strong technical background and product management skillset, Roman leads IT consulting, advisory practices, and large-scale projects for emerging and enterprise markets by delivering high-value services. Romans hands-on experience in […]

Open data – data that is freely available for everyone to use without copyright, patent, or other restrictions. The term first appeared in 1995. The modern principles of open data were formulated in 2007 at a meeting of Internet theorists and activists in San Francisco. Among the authors of these principles were Tim O’Reilly, a […]

Mississauga smart city portrait

Mississauga

December 16, 2021 CITIES

Integrates physical, digital, and human systems in the built environment to deliver a sustainable future – a Smart City for Everybody!

Calgary smart city portrait

Calgary

December 7, 2021 CITIES

What is a Smart City, and how do we ensure that Calgary is ready for the challenges of tomorrow? Please find out how Calgary…

Here in Malta, IBM is building the world’s first smart grid to govern electricity and water. It will also make environmental measures…

Solution allows cities to move towards a sustainable transformation while spending less public resources and improving services for citizens.

Vienna is taking up global issues with flying colors, thanks to an innovative Smart City strategy. Browse strategy, mission and vision.

Smart City Moscow is transforming urban living for its citizens. Explore the benefits and possibilities of a smarter city with Moscow smart city strategy.

Berlin smart city strategy aims to use technology and innovation and connected city. Smart City Berlin is also…

The City of Sydney is experiencing rapid change. Our population is growing, the needs of our community and environment are intensifying and technological…

smart city dubai redesigned

Dubai

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The Smart City vision of Dubai is to make Dubai the happiest city on Earth over the last 40 years.

Jaipur is believed to be the first planned city of India, and also that the king took a lot of interest in designing this city of victory.

Washington DC smart city (smart city strategy) is focused on leveraging technology to improve the lives of its residents, enhance sustainability, and foster economic growth. The strategy includes

The strategic planning sectors have for the most part been determined by the Montreal Urban Planning and Development Plan. In addition to the city…

Dublin City provides a wealth of information to help if you are thinking about starting your own business, or have recently done so. The first part…

The City of Kigali is open and supports working with all spheres of our population. We value the contribution and role of the private sector in development.

The City of Stockholm has the very important task of reporting what is happening in Stockholm and the political decisions taken in the City Hall. We do…

Pune smart city portrait

Pune

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Pune Smart City has come up with five strategic requirements to fix core urban infrastructure and make it “future-proof.”

Jakarta smart city portrait

Jakarta

November 7, 2021 CITIES

Jakarta Smart City optimizes the utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to control resource effectiveness.

Songdo smart city portrait

Songdo

November 7, 2021 CITIES

The city of the future is networked, tuned in to the environment, livable, and interesting from an economic point of view.

Amsterdam smart city portrait

Amsterdam

November 6, 2021 CITIES

Amsterdam Smart City realized through a partnership among businesses, authorities, research institutions, and the people.

The use of information and communication technologies to improve the activities of public sector organisations. Some definitions restrict…

Ahmedabad smart city portrait

Ahmedabad

October 19, 2021 CITIES

The project aims to provide Ahmedabad with a meaningful waterfront environment along the Sabarmati River banks and redefine the identity of..

Details on whether some elements of the competition will be taking place in person this season will be announced later in the year.

City 4.0 is about Digitalization. Digitalization will improve a city’s productivity, fast growth, and drive economic activities.

City 3.0: Building Compelling Smart City Business Cases, Smart People, Smart Economy, Smart Environment, Smart Government, Smart Living…

The City 2.0 reimagines the future. The abundance of Energy, Aesthetic look, Parks, Places to Socialize, Urban Gardening, Experience of Life.

Smartivist is a person who understands, supports, and promotes the positive features of Smart Cities and innovative gadgets implementation into daily life.

Densely built-up urban areas are vast “repositories” or “banks” of raw materials. Urban mining is a concept for the systematic inventory…

This term defines energy sources that are constantly renewed or replenished and hence are permanently available. Renewables include sunlight

A digital tool that provides information about the material composition of buildings and the quality and quantity of the materials they…

Refers to the brightening of the night sky by artificial light sources, which can negatively impact flora and fauna and people’s health.

Refers to the combination of multiple modes of transport in a seamless travel chain, e.g. traveling to the rail or underground station…

Heat pumps take heat energy from water, the ground, or the air, bring it to a usable temperature, and transfer it into heating or hot…

Grey energy refers to the (considerable) amounts of energy consumed (and the respective “grey” CO2 emissions produced) over the entire…

In concrete terms, e-government uses information and communication technologies (ICT) by public administrations, in combination with…

Digital twins are virtual simulations of physical objects and systems. They model the properties and behavior of these real-world objects…

A circular economy is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating…

The average private motor vehicle stands unused – in most cases parked in the public space – for 23 hours a day.

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