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Government launches Smart Cities Forum - to promote a $40 billion opportunity for the UK

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) has announced it will establish a Smart Cities Forum, chaired by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts and Cities Minister Greg Clark, plus representatives from cities, business, and scientists, to help ensure the UK does not miss out on the opportunities offered by smart cities. BIS also published a  Smart...
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Urban Mobility 3.0: New Urban Mobility Business Models

Frost and Sullivan has assembled powerful players from the mobility world to lead debate on business model issues at its fifth annual Urban Mobility event.   This will take place at the House of Lords and at Siemens “Crystal” building in London’s docklands on 19 th and 20 th June – see http://www.urbanmobility.gilcommunity.com/ .   Transport KTN will be represented...
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Bristol announced as European Green Capital for 2015 in recognition for its transport and energy plans

Bristol has been awarded the title of European Green Capital 2015, by EU Environment Commissioner at an Award Ceremony hosted by the current European Green Capital, Nantes, on Friday evening . The award was presented by Janez Potočnik in recognition of the city's investment plans in the areas of transport and energy. Its communication and social media strategy were also highlighted...
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Smart city technologies forecast to generate more than $117 billion in revenue between 2013 and 2020

According to a report announced last week by Navigant Research , revenue from smart city technologies will surpass $20 billion in 2020, and is forecast to reach a cumulative total of $117.3 billion from 2013 to 2020. The report, “Smart Cities”, examines the evolution of the smart city market, detailing the impacts on key technology markets, including smart grids, water...
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European Commission to support development of 'smarter cities'

European Commission Vice Presidents Kallas and Kroes and Commissioner Oettinger t oday hosted the first meeting of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) “Smart Cities and Communities” . The EIP plans to support wide-scale deployment of technologies in the areas of mobility management, energy generation, distribution and consumption, and information and communication...
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Smart transportation becoming the focal point for smart city projects worldwide

The past twelve months have seen an explosion of interest in the smart city concept according to market research and consulting company Pike Research - with many existing programs rebranded as smart city initiatives. According to a new tracker report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, more than 50% of smart city projects are focused on innovations in...
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Boris Johnson announces ‘Smart London’ board to realise London’s ambition as a global tech leader

The Mayor of London has announced the makeup of a panel of experts to develop a ‘Smart London’ vision that puts technological innovation at the heart of making the capital a better place to live, work and invest . The move forms part of Boris Johnson’s ambition for London to be the best big city in the world by helping businesses to harness technology and develop cutting...
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Government launches Smart Cities Forum - to promote a $40 billion opportunity for the UK

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) has announced it will establish a...

Bristol announced as European Green Capital for 2015 in recognition for its transport and energy plans

Bristol has been awarded the title of European Green Capital 2015, by EU Environment...

Urban Mobility 3.0: New Urban Mobility Business Models

Frost and Sullivan has assembled powerful players from the mobility world to lead debate on...

Smart city technologies forecast to generate more than $117 billion in revenue between 2013 and 2020

According to a report announced last week by Navigant Research , revenue from smart city...

European Commission to support development of 'smarter cities'

European Commission Vice Presidents Kallas and Kroes and Commissioner Oettinger t oday hosted...

Smart transportation becoming the focal point for smart city projects worldwide

The past twelve months have seen an explosion of interest in the smart city concept according...

Boris Johnson announces ‘Smart London’ board to realise London’s ambition as a global tech leader

The Mayor of London has announced the makeup of a panel of experts to develop a ‘Smart...