The first step in the rollout of the City of Perth’s new smart city innovation program has been achieved with the award of three tenders. The City was successful in securing a matched funding grant worth $1.3million from the Australian Government, through the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program. This will see ground work commence on technology development and installation of hardware for four projects - Smart Precinct, Smart Irrigation, Smart Sustainability and Data Hub.
Munch.hu is a platform where restaurants, bakeries, supermarkets, hotels and other stores can sell their surplus food. The aim of Munch.hu is to fight against food waste. The platform is accessible from the browser and via the phone application. The app is constantly being developed based on feedback to make it as easy to use as possible. Customers can order Munches (packages) that contain surprise food. These packages can be purchased at a 40-70% discount.
The Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab, Southeast Asia’s first industry-led lab for smart cities solutions development, initiated by CapitaLand and supported by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG), is officially opened.
The Coral Gables Smart Districts project implements several interconnected and interoperable elements that include a Smart City Hub public platform ( www.coralgables.com/smartcity ), a Data Marketplace, an Application Store, Transparency Portals, a Community Intelligence Center; Data Platforms, Internet of Things, and a robust and resilient technology infrastructure with high-speed communications.
Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners is a publicly funded living lab designed to provide a real world test environment to advance next generation intelligent mobility and smart city technology.
Located within a 500 acre technology park where 7500 people work and more than 1000 people live, Curiosity Lab provides unique infrastructure and a supportive government to facilitate innovation.
Early stage startups, universities and established companies are all welcome to join their innovation ecosystem.
COVID-19 forced businesses across Ontario to close their doors this spring and many are looking for new and creative ways to attract business. With Future Proof, Digital Main Street aims to expand their support and create lasting change for small businesses across Ontario through three initiatives called Transformation Teams, the Digital Main Street Lab and the Community Collaboration Project.
Blue Gate Antwerp is being developed into a water-linked eco-effective industrial park. With this site, the City of Antwerp and the Flemish Region want to attract innovative businesses – both domestic and international – marking a new milestone for Antwerp in its innovative history.
The Association of Rural Initiatives of Catalonia (Associació d’iniciatives Rurals de Catalunya) is the regional network for rural development in Catalonia. It provides assistance and represents the 12 Catalan Local Action Groups (LAG).
The network was born in 2010 with the aim to broadcast the activities developed by the LAGs and support them to achieve their mission: stimulate rural and coastal areas by facilitating new projects and opportunities for their inhabitants.
Due to historical, political and economic difficulties in living, a large part of the working population has moved out of the village. In 2008 the mayor introduced the concept that most of the municipal taxes would be released if a business moved its headquarters to Komlóska. Thus, businesses that moved to Komlóska were exempt from business, construction, tourism and communal taxes, basicly they have created a tax haven for businesses. The program works for both entrepreneurs and the municipality.
ROBUST is a European research project involving 24 partners from 11 countries. It is coordinated by Wageningen University in the Netherlands.