Smart Cities News

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

The number of applications to the Smart Nation Scholarship scheme increased again this year with awardees undergoing rigorous training and taking on key roles in national projects.

CivStart and Govlaunch team to bridge gap between start-ups and local governments

CivStart and Govlaunch team to bridge gap between start-ups and local governments

To help navigate the challenging public sector marketplace, start-ups entering CivStart’s accelerator programme will receive 24 months of customer and product development, network building and expert guidance.

Singapore pilots robot dog to assist safe distancing in parks

Singapore pilots robot dog to assist safe distancing in parks

The four-legged robot called Spot, which is fitted with safety sensors to detect objects and people in its path, is being deployed over a 3km stretch in a section of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.

LOTI unveils dashboard for improved tech governance in London

LOTI unveils dashboard for improved tech governance in London

The dashboard aims to provide transparent and easily accessible information that will enable the capital city’s 32 boroughs to map and coordinate technologies, contracts and IT capabilities.

Accelerator aims to connect civic tech start-ups and government

Accelerator aims to connect civic tech start-ups and government

CivStart wants to ensure govtech products aren’t developed in a vacuum by providing state and local government leaders’ guidance at the outset.

Govtech start-up workspace to open in heart of Westminster

Govtech start-up workspace to open in heart of Westminster

A collaboration between venture firm, Public, and the accelerator, Huckletree, aims to bring technologists and government closer together to help transform public services.