The funded HORIZON 2020 consortium, ONLINE S3 invites regional and national authorities across Europe to collaborate in piloting the design and implementation of an e-policy platform, augmented with a toolbox of applications able to service the research and innovation strategies of smart specialisation.
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The Smart Regions conference took place in Brussels on 1-2 June 2016. This event marked the transition from the completion of RIS3 towards full implementation in regional and interregional programmes and investment projects. It gathered 636 representatives from regional authorities, research, business and European institutions.
‘Growing Smart Cities in Denmark: digital technology for urban improvement and national prosperity’ explores smart cities projects that have taken place in Denmark looking at four very different Danish cities (Copenhagen, Aarhus, Vejle, Albertslund). The report published by ARUP and Danish consultancy CEDI, aimed to explore how smart city initiatives can be coordinated and co-developed across Danish cities
“Democratic by Design: How Carsharing, Co-ops, and Community Land Trusts Are Reinventing America ” by Gabriel Metcalf is a book that looks at how alternative institutions’”small-scale, self-organized projects that work outside the traditional structures of government and business’”can ultimately scale up to effect widespread social change.
The report “Smart Sustainable Cities ‘“ Reconnaissance Study” presents the results of a study, conducted by UNU-EGOV and funded by IDRC, that examined the thesis that Smart Cities advance sustainable development. The study analysed 876 scientific publications, recommendations from 51 think tank organizations and 119 concrete Smart City initiatives.
The Mayor and Chair of the Smart London Board recently published ‘The Future of Smart: Harnessing digital innovation to make London the best city in the world’, that is the update report of the Smart London Plan developed in 2013. The Plan outlined how London would harness the creative power of new technologies to improve Londoners’ lives. This report is checking progress
The City Data Strategy for London is a document built around the vision of making London the most dynamic and productive City Data Market in the world, where the capabilities, talents and capacity of all city data partners will impact on the huge social, economic and service-based challenges of the city.