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14 Nov

EIT Digital exhibiting at Smart City Expo World Congress

For the second year in a row, EIT Digital's Action Line Digital Cities will be an exhibitor at 2017's Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, November 14-16.

During the 3 days of the Congress, EIT Digital will present 9 of its 2017 Innovation Activities (find all the factsheets here), 2 supported scaleups from its unique Pan-European Accelerator, and its leading educational programmes including a Master School, a Doctoral School and a Professional School.

The a detailed agenda with all the pitches scheduled please click here.

The Digital Cities Action Line main target is to drive digital transformation in smart cities with focus on:

  • Urban mobility: the demographic, geographical and financial limitations to deploy efficient and cost effective public transport will drive the emergence of solutions for a clean, quiet, stressless, and cost effective mobility.
  • Big data analytics: cities need to develop a new role in organising the urban information framework and creating a new informative ecosystem. Big Data analytics and artificial intelligence, acting on data created by IoT sensors and open data, will result in the emergence of new business actors.
  • Resilient cities: safety in a city and resilience to unplannable natural events (e.g. heavy weather) or man-made events (e.g. terrorist attacks) need to be improved at many different stages: analysing threats and risk occurrence, designing mitigation strategies, training, prediction of potentially hazardous situations, etc.

Stéphane Péan, Action Line Leader, considers SCEWC the place to be: "it is the most important international event of the year on Digital Cities. Our innovation activities will present their breakthrough solutions with great announcements. Come meet us at our booth!"

If you want to meet us and/or set an interview, please contact alvaro.delacruz@eitdigital.eu, EIT Digital Communications Lead.

 

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