Smart Cities News

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

Smart City Expo Atlanta announces top speakers

The Expo aims to redefine what it means to be a smart city and will convene mayors, CEOs, CIOs and innovators to discuss issues and share knowledge.

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

Plymouth City Council trials vehicle-to-grid for its EV fleet

The UK council, which has set a goal of being carbon neutral, is partnering with E-Flex, a demonstration project led by Cisco.

Can living walls make our cities smarter and more sustainable?

Can living walls make our cities smarter and more sustainable?

Vertical Field is collaborating with academia to study the impact of smart living walls in urban settings in terms of the environment, human health and wellbeing.

Nordic CEOs seek to collaborate with governments on climate action

Nordic CEOs seek to collaborate with governments on climate action

The CEOs alliance presented its vision for achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals through greater public-private sector collaboration.

Malaysian and UK universities come together for future cities

Malaysian and UK universities come together for future cities

Sunway University and Lancaster University establish Future Cities Research Institute to progress the development of sustainable cities.

Energy boost for hydrogen bike

Energy boost for hydrogen bike

A fleet of the fuel cell Alpha bikes are heading to the G7 World Summit in Biarritz to provide sustainable transport for journalists covering the event.

Helsinki launches local sustainability programme

Helsinki launches local sustainability programme

Think Sustainably aims to help individuals make informed lifestyle and business decisions and comes in response to citizen concern about climate change.

Which cities are the smartest for tourism?

Which cities are the smartest for tourism?

Ten European cities have been shortlisted for the 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism contest with judging criteria including digitalisation and sustainability.

€82 million in ERDF funding for 20 city projects

€82 million in ERDF funding for 20 city projects

They were put forward by cities under the Urban Innovative Actions project and focus on digital transition, sustainable use of land, urban poverty and urban security.