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New books from URENIO Research

Two new books based on URENIO Research projects and scientific collaboration are under publication.

Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence is about digital and cyber-physical platforms that enable people, institutions and machines to connect, collaborate and resolve complex problems of the 21st century. Internet and world-wide-web platforms, big data analytics, software applications, social media and civic technologies, allow for the creation of smart ecosystems in which connected intelligence emerges and disruptive, social, and eco-innovation flourish.

The focus of the book is on three grand challenges that matter for any territory, no matter where it is located: (a) smart growth, a path that more and more cities Continue reading

Triple Helix and Smart Specialisation Strategies

The School of Business and Society at St Mary’ s University in the UK in cooperation with the Triple Helix Association and with the support from Erasmus+ programme of the European Union (Jean Monet Action) organises the workshop ‘˜Innovative Place-Based Triple Helix Approaches for Regional Development through Smart Specialisation Strategies’ on 28-29 June 2019. Continue reading

The making of the smart city paradigm

The smart city paradigm was shaped in two decades at the turn of the century, between 1990 and 2010. The paper of Mora, Bolici and Deakin “The First Two Decades of Smart-City Research: A Bibliometric Analysis’ reports on these first two decades of research on smart cities, examining the literature published between 1992 and 2012 by a bibliometric analysis. Continue reading