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Quarterly European Smart City Update, Q1 2019

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Quarterly European Smart City Update, Q1 2019
Published: February 8, 2019 Content info: 14 Pages

This IDC Government Insights Perspective describes key European Smart City activities from October 2018 to December 2018. The report provides insight into major ICT contracts signed, projects and pilots launched, product announcements, and business developments. The report looks at major initiatives around five common strategic goals of cities, namely economic development and civic engagement, sustainable planning and administration, data-driven public safety, resilient energy and infrastructure, and intelligent transportation."We see growing interest in Smart City platforms that integrate data, applications, and urban services across operational domains for multiple stakeholders such as city planners, citizens, and businesses." - Senior Research Analyst Julia Neuschmid, IDC Government Insights

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Product Code: EMEA44604219

Executive Snapshot

New Market Developments and Dynamics

  • Cities in Transition
    • City of Bradford Selected FutureGov as Digital Transformation Partner
    • Aberdeen City Council Appointed PwC as DX Partner
  • New Contracts, Pilots, Projects
    • City Platforms
    • Cisco Implements a Data Platform for Manchester City Council
    • Eduserv Moves Bristol City Council into the Cloud
    • Common Standards Underpin a Digital Market of Smart City Solutions
      • The European Urban Platforms Initiative Supports Common Standards and Reference Architectures
    • Economic Development and Civic Engagement
      • Amstetten Aims to Become a Zero-Emission City
      • Salzburg and Uppsala Increase Digital Competences
    • Sustainable Planning and Administration
      • City of Alba Iulia Becomes Digital
      • Using Drones for Sensing Geo-Referenced City Data
      • Launch of the European Network of City Policy Labs Innovate.City
    • Data-Driven Public Safety
      • Bristol and Deloitte Partner on Smart City Services Development
      • Alba Iulia and Unloq Systems Work on a Data Privacy Platform
      • Madrid Improves Its Response to Emergency Calls with Atos
      • Bosch and Ludwigsburg Monitor Rivers to Protect from Floods
    • Resilient Energy and Infrastructure
      • ABB Implements Smart City Solutions in Vasteras
      • ClujIT Implements Smart Building Solutions in Alba Iulia
      • Alba Iulia Implements Lumbara Prime Green Energy Solutions
      • Orange Continues the Deployment of its LoRa Network to Achieve National Coverage in France
      • New Showroom for Active and Assisted Living Solutions in Vienna
      • Low-Energy District and Smart Home Systems in Cologne
    • Intelligent Transportation
      • Moscow Launches a Smart District and Living Lab
      • Cellint Traffic Solutions Provides Live Traffic Information in the Lazio Region
      • Digital Platforms Support Multimodal Mobility in Several European Cities
      • Siemens Delivers Charging Stations and Monitoring System in Copenhagen
      • Vienna Becomes a Testbed for Sustainable Urban Logistics
      • Manchester Invests in Smart Transport Solutions in Cooperation with Cisco, Spartadigital, Satsafe, British Telecom, clicks+links
      • IBM to Build a Multi-Purpose Data Platform for the City of Stockholm
      • The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities Brings Urban Mobility to the Third Dimension with Drones
      • Advanced Applications, Big Data Analytics, and Real-Time Data and Video Sharing in Cities Enabled by 5G Networks
      • 5G Corridor Trials Launched Across Europe (France, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Portugal)
      • New 5G Hubs in Birmingham, Coventry, and Wolverhampton
      • Hutchison Drei Austria Commissions Commercial Pre5G Networks in Vienna
      • DEKRA and Deutsche Telekom Expand Facilities to Include a 5G Testbed for Smart Mobility
      • Autonomous Vehicle Trials on London's Roads
      • Self-Driving Volvo Cars in Gothenburg
  • Product Announcements, Awards, and Recognitions
    • Orange Announces the Launch of Its Long-Term Evolution for Machines Network in France
    • Huawei Releases Autonomous AI Driving Solution and Demonstrates Cellular-Connected Cars
    • Nokia's Intelligent Management Platform for All Connected Things
    • Helicus Aero Initiative Uses Drones for Medical Transportation
    • Athens Is European Capital of Innovation 2018
    • FIWARE-Based Smart City Platform "City Enabler" Wins the 2018 Cities Challenge
    • Florence Wins an Award for Its Smart Pilot District During the Smart City World Congress in Barcelona
    • London's Smart City Road Map Is Outstanding
    • Dijon Commended for Its Public Services
  • Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Reorganizations
    • Sensor City - the New Innovation Hub in Liverpool
    • Braintribe Opens a Collaboration Hub for Start-Ups in Vienna
    • Smart City Hub Opens in Amsterdam
    • The London Business Climate Leaders Group Is Founded
    • European City Networks and Partnerships Call for the Next Long-Term European Commission Budget to Support Cities' Digital Transitions
    • Funding by the UN's United Smart Cities Program
    • Funding for Belgian Smart Cities Has Been Increased
    • Siemens AG Invests in Siemens City Technology Campus in Berlin

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