INNOSEE, a Leonardo Da Vinci project produced an e-learning platform for training on Research Driven Clusters (RDC) which is accessible from the project website. RDCs training is required in all the stages of cluster development, emergence, set-up, growth, sustainability, and adaptation.
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Tuomo Tuikka and Mari Ervasti published a foresight report on Crowd-based Services for Digital Cities. The report aims to identify trends, challenges, and recommendations in the field of Crowd-based Services for Digital Cities of the Future. This foresight will help expose future themes with high innovation
The infographic “Which Cities are Embracing the Green Revolution” is a comparative break-down of current environmental measures being executed in six of the world’ s major urban centres: New York, Vancouver, Copenhagen, London, Amsterdam, and Stockholm. It presents metrics of cities’ performance in areas such as CO2 emissions,
The yearbook Open Innovation 2013 (with the sub-theme ‘˜Open Innovation 2.0’ ) published by the Directorate-General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission, highlights two main perspectives: firstly, the disruptive nature of Open Innovation 2.0 and, secondly, the nature of open innovation eco ¬systems which are fostering jobs and sustainable growth.
McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) produced a two years study on the urbanization of China, examining the global economic and social implications of the unprecedented expansion of China’s cities and how national and local policy makers can shape China’s urban development to 2025
This series of 14 reports deal with Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialisation in Greece. These reports have been prepared at the request of the Directorate-General for Regional Policy, Greece and Cyprus Unit, of the European Commission. They are targeted at national, regional and local authorities, business, higher education and non-governmental stakeholders (the so-called quadruple helix) in Greece and the 13 Greek regions.
This open access special issue of the Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research (JTAER) on Applications for Smart Cities has been edited by Hans Schaffers (Aalto University, Centre of Knowledge and Innovation Research), Carlo Ratti (MIT, Senseable City Laboratory) and Nicos Komninos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, URENIO Research).