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Digital 18-09-2018

From transport to street lighting: The emergence of smart city platforms

Uber and Airbnb have shown how city services can be transformed by platform offerings. Developing the right platforms will be key for cities to ensure that their economies, environment, and services are fit for the future, writes Eric Woods.

Energy 19-03-2018

Smart lamppost ‘revolution’ could save Europe €2.1bn a year

Switching Europe's aging streetlight network with smart lampposts could slash electricity bills by up to €2.1bn a year and deliver energy savings of between 50-70%. EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.
Development Policy 26-01-2016

The Internet of Things can help achieve the SDGs

The Internet of Things already promises to transform daily life in rich countries.  And a new generation of farming and healthcare techniques is improving the quality of life of the world's poorest populations. Our partner La Tribune reports.
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Digital 15-12-2014

Open Data and Smart Cities: Learning from Europe

‘Citadel on the Move’ – the European Union’s flagship project to promote the use of Open Data in local government – went to the UK on Thursday 13 November 2014. EURACTIV Institute invited city and local authority decision-makers, and other relevant stakeholders, to a roundtable presentation and demo of ‘Citadel’: the first such event in the UK.
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Digital 02-12-2014

Enabling Smart City Services through Open Data and Mobile Applications

What will change to live in a "smart city”?
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Digital 10-11-2014

Human Smart Cities and MyNeighbourhood

Human smart cities require a great involvement of their citizens if they are to be truly inclusive, innovative and sustainable. This calls for a new approach and vision embodied in what is being increasingly called: Human Smart Cities.
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Digital 11-07-2014

European Smart Cities projects, local innovation boosters?

Today, Open Government Data is often difficult to access and use by the developer community, let alone the average citizen. In Issy-les-Moulineaux [www.issy.com] and in Paris in the framework of the “Futur-en-Seine Festival”, European Smart Cities projects have come together for 3 days of intensive debates and exchange of good practices to develop new e-Services for citizens at local level across Europe.

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