Smart Cities

Monthly report: October 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 102 influencers like IEEE Smart Cities and Smart City Expo, discussing hashtags such as #smartcities , #SCEWC18 and #IoT.
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Brighton becomes UK’s latest 5G testbed

On Oct 22, 2018
@BSI_IoT shared
@DigiCatapult has collaborated with @WiredSussex & @uniofbrightonto build the first UK #5G non-university test bed. The #Brighton programme aims to provide research & development using the latest in connectivity #technology. Learn more here: #IoT #Digital https://t.co/VvP8CBowFp
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Brighton-based small businesses will have the opportunity to trial 5G mobile wireless communications at the UK's first 5G testbed that won’t only be used for research purposes.

placetech.net
On Oct 22, 2018
@BSI_IoT shared
@DigiCatapult has collaborated with @WiredSussex & @uniofbrightonto build the first UK #5G non-university test bed. The #Brighton programme aims to provide research & development using the latest in connectivity #technology. Learn more here: #IoT #Digital https://t.co/VvP8CBowFp
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Brighton becomes UK’s latest 5G testbed

Brighton-based small businesses will have the opportunity to trial 5G mobile wireless communications at the UK's first 5G testbed that won’t only be used for research purposes.

Lighthouse Cities and Follower Cities

On Oct 11, 2018
@IESVE shared
RT @Smart_Limerick: After 2 intensive days working with our partners @Trondheim @NTNU we are ready for the @plusCities kickstart with @UL_Research @FACIreland @IESVE @SpaceEngagers @SmartMpower @GKineticEnergy @AvisIreland @innovatelmk @ESBNetworks. A exciting journey ahead! https://t.co/rqKmEWNmyb https://t.co/oaYuiTdJz7
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In our proposal to become Lighthouse Cities, Trondheim Kommune and Limerick City and County Council will develop feasible and realistic demonstration projects in climate-friendly and sustainable urban environments The consortium is called +CityxChange (positive city exchange) We are happy ...

cityxchange.eu
On Oct 11, 2018
@IESVE shared
RT @Smart_Limerick: After 2 intensive days working with our partners @Trondheim @NTNU we are ready for the @plusCities kickstart with @UL_Research @FACIreland @IESVE @SpaceEngagers @SmartMpower @GKineticEnergy @AvisIreland @innovatelmk @ESBNetworks. A exciting journey ahead! https://t.co/rqKmEWNmyb https://t.co/oaYuiTdJz7
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Lighthouse Cities and Follower Cities

In our proposal to become Lighthouse Cities, Trondheim Kommune and Limerick City and County Council will develop feasible and realistic demonstration projects in climate-friendly and ...

Anatomy Of A Smart City: Four Stars On The Global Stage

On Oct 25, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
The best kind of #smartcities are ones that leverage #technology to make life better for citizens: https://t.co/VZ2A2mAEXm @forbes https://t.co/5V2FulbKYv
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It takes smart planning to build a smart city—a seamless synergy of high-tech experts, business visionaries, academics and, above all, forward-thinking civic leaders.

www.forbes.com
On Oct 25, 2018
@IEEESmartCities shared
The best kind of #smartcities are ones that leverage #technology to make life better for citizens: https://t.co/VZ2A2mAEXm @forbes https://t.co/5V2FulbKYv
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Anatomy Of A Smart City: Four Stars On The Global Stage

It takes smart planning to build a smart city—a seamless synergy of high-tech experts, business visionaries, academics and, above all, forward-thinking civic leaders.

The Techies Turning Kenya Into a Silicon Savannah

On Oct 8, 2018
@WIRED shared
These photos might look like a familiar Silicon Valley scene. But this isn’t San Francisco. It’s Nairobi, in Kenya’s Silicon Savannah https://t.co/rDjPWt18WI
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The country is home to a $1 billion tech scene.

www.wired.com
On Oct 8, 2018
@WIRED shared
These photos might look like a familiar Silicon Valley scene. But this isn’t San Francisco. It’s Nairobi, in Kenya’s Silicon Savannah https://t.co/rDjPWt18WI
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The Techies Turning Kenya Into a Silicon Savannah

The country is home to a $1 billion tech scene.

New Report Analyzes Evolution of Smart Cities

On Oct 2, 2018
@logiteksmart shared
New Report Analyzes Evolution of #SmartCities https://t.co/QJJGezDfrZ via @NavigantRSRCH
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A new report from Navigant Research examines the evolution of the global smart city platform market, providing forecasts, segmented by solution type, region, software and services through 2027. Driven by Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, as well as other smart technologies, smart city ...

www.energymanagertoday.com
On Oct 2, 2018
@logiteksmart shared
New Report Analyzes Evolution of #SmartCities https://t.co/QJJGezDfrZ via @NavigantRSRCH
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New Report Analyzes Evolution of Smart Cities

A new report from Navigant Research examines the evolution of the global smart city platform market, providing forecasts, segmented by solution type, region, software and services through ...

The EIP-SCC Marketplace Matchmaking

On Oct 4, 2018
@ConnectCitiesEU shared
RT @SmartCityexpo: Are you looking for ways to #finance your smart city project? Are you an investor looking to find new opportunities for #investment? Find your next partners at @EUSmartCities #EIPSCC Marketplace Matchmaking Nov.14th at #SCEWC18 #CitiesToLiveIn. Sign up➡️ https://t.co/ce6rVzFcVQ https://t.co/ISOJ2avvzc
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As urban populations increase, budgets tighten, and the pressure is on for cities to improve services and infrastructures for a better quality of urban life, smart city solutions tackle urgent urban challenges by improving air quality, using energy efficiently and enabling new ...

www.smartcityexpo.com
On Oct 4, 2018
@ConnectCitiesEU shared
RT @SmartCityexpo: Are you looking for ways to #finance your smart city project? Are you an investor looking to find new opportunities for #investment? Find your next partners at @EUSmartCities #EIPSCC Marketplace Matchmaking Nov.14th at #SCEWC18 #CitiesToLiveIn. Sign up➡️ https://t.co/ce6rVzFcVQ https://t.co/ISOJ2avvzc
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The EIP-SCC Marketplace Matchmaking

As urban populations increase, budgets tighten, and the pressure is on for cities to improve services and infrastructures for a better quality of urban life, smart city solutions tackle ...

Alibaba Cloud joins hands with IoT sensors firm Libelium

On Oct 8, 2018
@libelium shared
RT @webhostinginfo: Tech behemoth @alibaba_cloud join hands with IoT sensors firm @libelium to accelerate #cloud and #IoT growth https://t.co/CCzEHLUw58
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The alliance seeks to accelerate IoT adoption by leveraging Libelium's IoT sensors and Alibaba's scalable computing solutions.

news.webhosting.info
On Oct 8, 2018
@libelium shared
RT @webhostinginfo: Tech behemoth @alibaba_cloud join hands with IoT sensors firm @libelium to accelerate #cloud and #IoT growth https://t.co/CCzEHLUw58
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Alibaba Cloud joins hands with IoT sensors firm Libelium

The alliance seeks to accelerate IoT adoption by leveraging Libelium's IoT sensors and Alibaba's scalable computing solutions.

Global Smart City Pitch Competition - Boston City Hall

On Oct 1, 2018
@SmartCityexpo shared
Join @LeadingCities #AcceliCITY Pitch Day Competition for #SmartCIty #Startups on Oct.12th in the @BOSCityCouncil Chambers. Space is Limited-- register today for free at https://t.co/ONiTltcWv5 https://t.co/sChk5dfabi
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Join us for a unique event hosted inside Boston City Council Chambers!  We invite you to participate in the Pitch Day Competition and AcceliCITY 2018 Awards Ceremony. See more than a dozen of the world's most promising Smart City startups from 7 countries. ...

www.eventbrite.com
On Oct 1, 2018
@SmartCityexpo shared
Join @LeadingCities #AcceliCITY Pitch Day Competition for #SmartCIty #Startups on Oct.12th in the @BOSCityCouncil Chambers. Space is Limited-- register today for free at https://t.co/ONiTltcWv5 https://t.co/sChk5dfabi
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Global Smart City Pitch Competition - Boston City Hall

Join us for a unique event hosted inside Boston City Council Chambers!  We invite you to participate in the Pitch Day Competition and AcceliCITY 2018 Awards Ceremony. See more than a dozen ...

Top Influencers

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IEEE Smart Cities is dedicated to assisting municipalities with the transition into more intelligent, sustainable urbanized environments.

Follow 4.2k Followers

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Smart City Expo World Congress, 6th edit. · Smart society for innovative and sustainable cities · Nov.15th to Nov.17th 2016 @Fira_Barcelona #SmartCityExpo

Follow 27.1k Followers

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Community of bloggers promoting civic sustainability, green building, and urban design, planning, and environmentalism.

Follow 130.9k Followers

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Smart City As A Service. @dfrcag www dfrc.ch https://t.co/7a8Pl8Qz6V

Follow 5.8k Followers

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Hypercat is a Consortium and Standard Driving Secure and Interoperable #IoT for Industry. Check the photos of the #Hypercat16 Summit at https://t.co/YfdV1J7wik

Follow 1.9k Followers

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

Follow 6.6M Followers

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#EIPSCC Market Place brings together #SmartCities stakeholders. Get to know our ongoing initiatives and get involved https://t.co/eJhnFTosaF

Follow 10.7k Followers

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Powering the IoT Revolution. Internet of Things Platform Provider #SmartCities #M2M #SmartParking #IoT

Follow 5.0k Followers

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Passionate about green building, software simulation tools for architects & engineers and consulting services for design and operation of sustainable buildings

Follow 3.4k Followers

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@Logitek_es junto a #Wonderware Spain contribuyen a la creación de #smartcities para mejorar la eficiencia y sostenibilidad de nuestras ciudades.

Follow 1.6k Followers

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Greener cities & smarter town halls through IT & telecom. This is our goal @ the European Commission's Smart Cities unit.

Follow 3.3k Followers

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URBACT is a European exchange and learning programme promoting sustainable urban development.

Follow 7.6k Followers

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Smart governance has become, more than ever, critical for the creation of sustainable urban ecosystems - IESE Cities in Motion Strategies research platform.

Follow 513.0 Followers

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Coalition of leading companies that seeks to advance the livability, workability and sustainability of the world's cities.

Follow 9.7k Followers

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#interreg = EU supported actions by European regions & cities to tackle common challenges. Tags: interreg, egtc, espon, urbact, euroregions

Follow 8.5k Followers

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We're a research group at MIT exploring cities and emerging technologies. Directed by Carlo Ratti.

Follow 14.7k Followers

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European regions and cities working together to benefit from the #DigitalAgenda and #SmartSpecialisation

Follow 2.0k Followers