The Volocopter's aim to become the leading Urban Air Mobility service provider worldwide. With their innovative technology, products, and services they will support cities in sustainably transforming their mobility concepts. Volocopter saves time, is extremely safe, emission-free, and quiet. At Volocopter are developing the complete ecosystem including aircraft, take-off and landing infrastructure, and integration into air traffic management systems. They bring Urban Air Mobility to life.
Based on big data, EHang's smart logistics ecosystem uses cloud computing and autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) to build the aerial logistics network via air transportation. The difficulties in delivering goods to urban and rural areas, industrial parks and islands will be solved and a more intelligent and convenient shopping environment will thus be created. EHang logistics AAVs will fly along with the pre-programmed route, and complete the pre-programmed task. There is no need for manual intervention over the course, improving the delivery efficiency.
Africa Goes Digital Inc. is an industry association representing selected African enterprises that are providing digital services in the sectors of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, natural resource management, infrastructure, mining and in the domains of surveying, engineering, inspection, disaster risk management, humanitarian work and research. Members leverage the power of digital technologies such as unmanned aerial systems, satellite imagery or geographical information systems to deliver quality services and high-end products.
The “Digital Villages” project was initiated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Sports Rhineland-Palatinate and the IESE in the summer of 2015.Through an open innovation competition, associations of municipalities were invited to submit project ideas to improve the quality of life in their area by the means of digital services. Subsequently, an independent jury of experts of politics, society and research selected the associations of communities of Eisenberg, Göllheim and Betzdorf-Gebhardshain as winners.
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The Alliance Center is a multi-faceted nonprofit with an event and collaborative working space, located in the heart of Denver. They convene and mobilize our network of non-profit organizations, for-profit businesses, government agencies, academic institutions and community members to collaboratively create sustainability-focused solutions. They are explorers and innovators—working at the leading edge of sustainability to support a healthy planet, a strong democracy, and a thriving economy. The Alliance Center does not work alone.They create solutions through the strength of partnerships.
At Denver Community Planning and Development, they envision, enable and ensure a better Denver. Planning Services staff work with Denver’s communities to prepare plans — as well as regulations for land use and design — that guide the city’s growth, enhancement and preservation. Development Services staff review plans and issue permits for development projects big and small — from do-it-yourself home improvements to large commercial developments. They green light projects while ensuring compliance with building, fire and zoning codes.
DenverUrbanism provides news, ideas, and commentary about urbanism in Denver and advocates a progressive pro-urban agenda for the Mile High City. DenverUrbanism was launched in late 2010 as a companion blog to the DenverInfill website and blog created in 2004 by Ken Schroeppel, an urban planner who lives and works in Downtown Denver (see the Contributors page for Ken’s bio).
On December 12, 2016, the Port of Cleveland's Board of Directors approved a resolution adopting an Updated Strategic Plan for 2017-2022. The Port fosters job creation and economic vitality in Greater Cleveland. Our maritime services and assets add value and result in a competitive advantage for regional firms competing globally. The Port also tackles challenges tied directly to jobs, quality of place, and environmental sustainability through innovative development financing services and selective public investments in critical harbor projects.
The Smart Cities Information System (SCIS) is a knowledge platform to exchange data, experience and know-how and to collaborate on the creation of smart cities, providing a high quality of life for its citizens in a clean, energy efficient and climate friendly urban environment. SCIS brings together project developers, cities, research institutions, industry, experts and citizens from across Europe. SCIS focuses on people and their stories – bringing to life best practices and lessons learned from smart projects.
The Open & Agile Smart Cities initiative (OASC) is a city-driven, non-profit organisation. The overall objective is to create a Smart City market. OASC was founded in January 2015 and came to life with the first wave of cities joining in March 2015. OASC continues to grow.