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Smart City Rotterdam: A Leading Light In Smart Innovation

The Dutch city of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest maritime port, and one of the world’s most important shipping hubs....

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Bologna: The Evolution of a Collaborative Smart City

Bologna, the seventh largest city in Italy and capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, was recently named as one of the...

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Smart City Lublin: A Smart City with a Social Dimension

Lublin, with a population of 340 000 inhabitants, is the largest economic and academic center and also the only...

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How The Urban Heat Island Effect Is Harming Our Cities

The current climate crisis is having a drastic effect on the planet. While it’s easy to place the blame on rapid...

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Smart Cities Made in Germany: 32 Model Projects selected

On the ­8th of September 2020, Horst Seehofer, Federal Minister of the Interior, Building and Community, announced the...

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The Importance of Cyber Security & Data Protection for Smart Cities

In 2012, Austrian author Marc Elsberg released his best-selling novel Blackout: Tomorrow Will Be Too Late. It’s a...

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Amsterdam Smart City: A World Leader in Smart City Development

This smart city portrait provides an overview on the smart city strategy and intelligent solutions implemented in the City of Amsterdam. The Dutch capital city, is one of the early adopters of smart city strategies in Europe, following their strategic smart...

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Smart City Bhubaneswar: A Citizen-Centered Approach for Smart Growth

Bhubaneswar is the capital of the state of Odisha in India. Known as “the Temple City”, it is an emerging hub for education, health and information technology, as well as a popular tourist destination. The city has a population of around 840,000 and has won a...

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A smart city is all about implementing solutions that create added value and transform into collective good. Smart solutions in this sense include technological solutions as well as no-tech solutions.

From our perspective, the success of smart cities comes down to the intelligent implementation of solutions within a holistic strategy along six main smart city indicators.


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