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ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities

ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities

Cities from the US, Canada, Australia and Estonia make the 18th annual list by the Intelligent Community Forum. The 2020 winner will be announced in June.

London works with start-ups to counter online extremism

London works with start-ups to counter online extremism

More than 125 entrants were whittled down to the eight finalists in the second round of mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Civic Innovation Challenge.

Itron invites entries for smart community challenge

Itron invites entries for smart community challenge

The company has collaborated with three utilities to identify key challenges which focus on electric vehicle charging as grid resources and resiliency.

Moscow Agency of Innovations launches open database of smart city solutions

Moscow Agency of Innovations launches open database of smart city solutions

Smart city solutions ‘map’ is intended to be a large interactive platform that will enable any organisation in Russia find an innovative product according to its needs and expectations.

San Francisco’s Office of Emerging Technology gets the green light

San Francisco’s Office of Emerging Technology gets the green light

Applications will be judged on whether they “ultimately result in a net common good” as well as on costs and benefits.

UK on track to find smarter waste solutions

UK on track to find smarter waste solutions

Two companies in the UK’s GovTech Catalyst Waste Tracking challenge have been awarded funding to build prototypes of a comprehensive digital waste solution.