Project News

Posted: 07 Oct 2019

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.

Posted: 25 Jul 2019

Cross discipline collaboration and innovation was the heartbeat of this annual Utrecht University conference 8-10 July - now in its 17th year – and naturally, IRIS partners and endeavors felt right at home, submitting three papers. The event gathered around 200 researchers from various disciplines such as innovation or strategic management, organization design, marketing, intellectual property rights management, entrepreneurship, and public policy, all exchanging on the latest research findings and plans in the field.

Posted: 29 May 2019

Creating impact is all about “scale” - isolated solutions and best practices will not manage to achieve the environmental, economic and social benefits we need to make. That’s why IRIS Smart Cities has not only identified innovative solutions to urban challenges; but works to achieve a citywide scale-up supported by sustainable demand and market dynamics.