This special issue of Smart Cities MDPI focuses on business models for smart city development and explicitly invites contributions using different methods and disciplines, as well as case studies and reviews.
Metropôle Nice Côte d’Azur, France is taking a pioneering approach to turn natural challenges into opportunities - by accelerating smart and sustainable solutions in energy, mobility and ICT.
Smart and sustainable is more than a philosophy in Gothenburg, it connects everything and everyone across their IRIS Smart Cities demonstration case. Discover their flagship activities in-depth here.
Utrecht in the Netherlands is showing speed and scale is possible for European smart city initiatives.
Utrecht has been pioneering the adoption of smart solar charging and IRIS has been delighted to be part of this story through our partners and demo sites. On 27 October 2020, their efforts pass a major milestone – installing the 300th Smart Solar Charging station.
Sustainable mobility on Chalmers University of Technology campus just got a whole lot easier!
Eight students of Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) used the final project of their studies to take a deep-dive into several of the IRIS smart city projects.
In the Kanaleneiland-Zuid district of the city of Utrecht, an existing neighbourhood is being transformed into a more sustainable, future-proof district. Discover more with this overview of how the municipality, Utrecht Sustainability Institute (USI), social housing cooperation Bo-Ex and partners from varied backgrounds are collaborating to make it happen.
Those of you lucky enough to visit IRIS partner Johanneberg Science Park, will certainly have travelled on the route 55 ‘ElectriCity’ line – and been very impressed by the ride. The city and its partners have been too… and recently completed an order for 200 electric buses to operate in the Gothenburg area off the back of this successful pilot.
The European project IRIS is already halfway there. Here an intermediate score. What has happened in Kanaleneiland? And what is still to come?