Early October 2019, a number of councilors from the municipality of Utrecht visited Kanaleneiland-Zuid, a neighborhood hosting many of the IRIS project’s sustainable and co-creation initiatives.
The Future Today Institute (FTI) 2019 tech trends report analyses emerging science and technology shaping our world, including 16 indicators dedicated to smart cities. Issued earlier this year, we almost missed this insight filled report; but couldn’t agree more with IRIS lighthouse cities featuring heavily in the global top 50. Gothenburg on the podium at #2, Utrecht #16 and Nice at #37.
IRIS is working to make urban environments better places for citizens and the planet. Our five transition tracks identify universal challenges for smart cities, with 16 solutions in development to overcome them. Mobility is one of our key areas of action.