10 Cities Taking a Nature-Driven Approach to Innovation

Smart Cities Guru founder Anil Ahuja has compiled the 10 Cities Taking a Nature-Driven Approach to Innovation report to highlight which cities are leaders at balancing new technology with good nature policies. “A smart city doesn’t just provide technology or economic solutions,” he said in a statement. “The smartest cities in the world are integrating nature to [...]

10 Cities Taking a Nature-Driven Approach to Innovation2017-08-07T13:00:43+00:00

New York City’s first Neighborhood Innovation Lab

New York City's first Neighborhood Innovation Lab is coordinating new smart city efforts. The city announced that the lab — based in the neighborhood of Brownsville, Brooklyn, since March — will start a tech education program to teach digital skills to the youth, while also installing smart trash cans for efficient pickups and solar powered smart benches to charge devices, detect foot [...]

New York City’s first Neighborhood Innovation Lab2017-07-11T13:45:01+00:00

How San Francisco is changing the way we move

San Francisco, California, is at the forefront of the sharing economy. Being home to companies like Twitter, Dropbox, Airbnb, and Lyft, to name but a few, the city’s proximity to Silicon Valley’s hub of technology innovation has helped power its emerging scene of sharing startup companies. Following the advocacy of companies such as IBM and [...]

How San Francisco is changing the way we move2016-11-07T23:57:07+00:00

Future city Glasgow

In 2013, Glasgow beat a host of other UK cities to win funding worth £24m from the Technology Strategy Board (now known as Innovate UK) to explore innovative ways to use technology and data to make life in the city safer, smarter and more sustainable. Cities and their citizens generate a huge amount of data, [...]

Future city Glasgow2016-11-07T23:52:37+00:00

Barcelona – European capital of innovation in 2014

Barcelona has always been characterised by its spirit of innovation, enterprise and nonconformity. It was named European Capital of Innovation in 2014 by the EU and hosts the annual Smart City Expo World Congress. It has more than 100 active smart city projects ranging from smart traffic lights, telecare services and electric cars through to ubiquitous public Wi-Fi. Barcelona’s [...]

Barcelona – European capital of innovation in 20142016-11-06T19:08:21+00:00