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European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation
28 Sep 2020
The Belgian city actively involves its citizens in the creation and testing of new ideas and was praised for its ground-breaking collaboration model.
The Value of Life in Smart Cities
24 Sep 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Huawei’s York Yue about how smart city technology can change society.
Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.
City Lights: Thomas Madreiter, Director of Urban Planning, City of Vienna
17 Aug 2020
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Thomas Madreiter, Director of Urban Planning, City of Vienna, about the city’s climate change focused strategy and how the term "smart cities" should be replaced with "sensible cities".
07 Aug 2020
Smart cities need great ideas and great technology behind them but they also need great people, which is why SmartCitiesWorld is launching a new People & Skills section.
Vienna establishes climate protection areas
13 Jul 2020
Areas are identified based on their ability to supply energy needs with district heating systems and at least one additional renewable energy or waste heat heating system must be feasible.
Nevada ‘blockchain city’ to break ground in 2022, despite staffing changes
30 Mar 2020
Blockchains said its Web3.0 platform for digital asset custody and digital identity management will also be released in 2022.
Vienna pilots virtual ‘culture token’ to reward greener travel
20 Feb 2020
The app uses motion-tracking to measure distances covered using green modes of transport and calculates the CO2 savings compared to a car trip.
Tallinn and Penang scoop top climate challenge awards
05 Feb 2020
Semi-finalists from five global cities and 10 citizens from eight nations attended the recent ChangeNow summit in Paris for the inaugural Climathon Global Awards.
Austria opens intelligence lab for cities
13 Sep 2019
The City Intelligence Lab at the Austrian Institute of Technology aims to become an international model for the urban planning processes of the future.
Vienna remains top city for liveability
05 Sep 2019
Austrian capital retains its position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s index which assigns cities a rating of relative comfort for over 30 qualitative and quantitative factors.
€82 million in ERDF funding for 20 city projects
08 Aug 2019
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.
Guangzhou chosen as urban air mobility pilot city
08 Aug 2019
The autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company, EHang, will establish a low-altitude aviation transportation network that will shuttle passengers and goods.
Lime and Octopus team for a greener London
25 Apr 2019
Lime warehouses, which charge Lime-E electric assist bike batteries, are being powered by clean and renewable energy in the UK capital.
Vienna ranked top for smart city strategy
14 Mar 2019
In Roland Berger’s second smart city index, 90 per cent of cities do not yet have an official and integrated smart city strategy
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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