Im Rahmen des „Energieforum West“ in Bochum hat die bee smart city GmbH unter Schirmherrschaft der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Digitalisierung, Staatsministerin Dorothee Bär MdB, sowie mit weiteren neun renommierten Publikationspartnern einen kostenfrei verfügbaren praxisorientierten Handlungsleitfaden für Kommunen veröffentlicht. Mit den im Leitfaden dargestellten konkreten Handlungsschritten sollen Kommunen befähigt werden, sich systematisch zu einem nachhaltig prosperierenden und lebenswerten Ort, welcher bedarfsorientiert den Menschen und nicht die Technik in den Mittelpunkt stellt (Smart City), zu transformieren.
Konkrete Handlungsschritte zur Umsetzung einer integrierten Smart-City-Strategie: Kostenloser Handlungsleitfaden Smart City / Smart Region für Kommunen veröffentlicht
bee smart city and Labcities merge to form the world’s largest solution- and product-based smart city business network and community, representing a new kind of platform for all smart city market actors, with already more than 10,000 members from 150 countries. Through joining forces under the brand of bee smart city, the smart city platform and community grows to more than 1,500 registered companies, 600+ cities and communities, more than 500 smart city solutions and a total reach of 300,000+ smart city actors, globally.
bee smart city partners with the world’s leading smart city conference and exhibition. With expected 20.000 professional visitors, over 700 exhibitors, along with high level representatives from more than 700 cities and over 420 international speakers, Smart City Expo World Congress is the place to be from November 13-15.
Leading experts will share their vision of how to build more sustainable and livable urban environments while putting people at the centre of every decision. “Cities to Live In” is the key theme of Smart City Expo World Congress 2018, reflecting the need for citizen-centric development strategies as the key element of creating truly smart cities and communities.
bee smart city joins forces with RuhrSummit, the biggest startup conference in the Ruhr Valley and the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). One key topic of this years’ RuhrSummit and its sub-event International Summit is ‘Smart Urban Services / Smart City’. bee smart city will host the corresponding Deep Dive for smart city startups.
“The partnership with RuhrSummit in our home region and state is a great honor for us at bee smart city. The smart city market is a global growth market that offers a lot of business opportunities for startups that help to increase efficiency, livability and prosperity in cities and municipalities. Future-proofing the places we live and work in is a necessity that we all benefit from – as citizens, employees, entrepreneurs or government representatives. Therefore, we help smart city startups and solution providers to connect with potential corporate and government clients, to identify new partners, and to increase their global visibility through our global smart city network and community.”, state Dr. Alexander Gelsin, Bart Gorynski, and Thomas Müller, Founders and Managing Partners at bee smart city.
bee smart city partners with Germany’s largest startup conference and innovation summit to specifically support smart city startups. Smart City, IoT, and Future Mobility are some of the main topics of StartupCon, taking place at Lanxess Arena in Cologne on September 18, 2018. A special "Smart Cities of the Future" panel, covers topics like city planning, infrastructure, and geo-intelligence.
In recent years, new technologies and business models for the public sector have led to the formation of a huge number of smart city startups – often also termed govtech and civictech startups – that are developing or already offer outstanding solutions for urban challenges and problems, or to seize urban development opportunities. The smart cities market is one of the fastest growing markets worldwide, offering ample business opportunities for new startups.
bee smart city and Leading Cities join forces to support cities in becoming smarter through their combined services and strong international networks. As part of the partnership, bee smart city supports the new smart city startup accelerator AcceliCITY, launched by Leading Cities with a unique media and support package for the finalist startups and the program in its global network.
bee smart city and SMART CITY SOLUTIONS part of INTERGEO have signed a partnership agreement.
Today, cities and communities across the globe face massive challenges that impact their livability and prosperity: traffic, energy, water & waste management, pollution, healthcare, education, the digital economy as well as the efficient provision of government services are only a few examples of challenges that require specific smart city solutions. To tackle these challenges, but also to seize development opportunities, municipalities need to follow holistic and citizen-centric approaches. The sharing of best practices among cities and communities as well as being informed about new solutions is important for the creation, replication and adoption of suitable solutions in individual cities.
bee smart city and Smart Cities New York have entered into a strategic partnership to help cities and municipalities across the globe in seizing the opportunities that the journey towards becoming smarter offers. The development of prosperous and livable smart cities and communities is the common vision of both partnering organizations.
bee smart city, Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), and ICF Canada have signed a partnership agreement to accelerate the global development of smart cities and intelligent communities. With the new partnership, the three organizations join forces to facilitate the creation of prosperous and livable smart cities and intelligent communities around the world.
Recently, bee smart city has signed the ”City as a Platform Manifesto” organized by TM Forum, the industry association driving digital business transformation of the communications industry, to accelerate the development of smart cities globally. The manifesto is in line with the vision of bee smart city to accelerate the development of prosperous and livable smart cities and intelligent communities around the world.