Creative Ways to Finance Smart Ideas

A lack of public funding may be considered a major inhibitor in smart city development, but cities are turning away from traditional financing methods and are instead coming up with creative ways to finance the city. Citizens are willing to get involved to make their city the best it can be, instead of developing an entirely new city. Here’s where the revolutionary concept of crowdfunding comes into play.

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"Smart City is not a technological issue. It's about using technology to make a city smarter. Smart City is improving the quality of life in the cities." -- Philippe Leonard, Executive Director Smart Cities Council Europe 

Overview

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Water and Wastewater

Few people need to be reminded of water’s importance. Along with energy, it is essential for everyday life. Water provides sustenance, supports industry and irrigates fields. But city administrations are struggling to meet rising demand from growing populations while contending with issues such as water quality, flooding, drought and aging infrastructure.

Regional markets

This section offers a brief overview of the unique circumstances that influence and shape how federal, regional and local governments approach smart city programs in Australia and New Zealand, Europe, India and North America.

Additional Resources

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Beyond Siloes

Expensive redundancies. Despite the fact that modern IT architectures make it possible to connect city departments and solutions today, far too many cities still use a “siloed” approach to smart city applications. Individual departments build individual applications, with little regard to sharing costs, infrastructure and data. The result is expensive redundancies and unnecessary difficulties in coordinating between those isolated applications.

HUAWEI eco-CONNECT | CEE & Nordic 2017

HUAWEI eco-CONNECT | CEE & Nordic 2017 is an integrated conference for Eastern and Nordic European ICT ecosystem.
The partners/customers/developers/analysts/industry experts/government officers will participate and share the experience to explore the road to digital transformation. Huawei will focus on hot ICT technologies such as IoT, cloud computing, display innovative ICT solutions and best practices that drive industrial digital transformation.

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