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Laura Puttkamer6 min read

Smart City Tallinn: City Portrait

Estonia’s capital city Tallinn is one of the most advanced smart cities in the world. The city by the Baltic Sea is also the ...
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Joe Appleton2 min read

European Testing and Experimentation Facilities (xTEF) are open for Business

The four European Testing and Experimentation Facilities (TEFs) aimed at bringing trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) to ...
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Laura Puttkamer5 min read

Smart City Portrait Florence

Florence is the capital of Italy’s beautiful Tuscany region and known for hosting many masterpieces of Renaissance art and ...
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Joe Appleton3 min read

FIWARE announces Yasunori Mochizuki new chairman of the board of directors

Berlin, January 29, 2024 - Earlier today, FIWARE Foundation announced that Mr. Yasunori Mochizuki, a longtime NEC Corporation ...
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Laura Puttkamer5 min read

City Portrait: Smart Bristol 

Bristol, a city of almost half a million in the southwest of England, was the first British city to be named European Green ...
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Joe Appleton5 min read

Renewable Energy in Urban Communities: A Path to Sustainable Urbanization

In the rapidly urbanizing world, the quest for sustainable living has become more crucial than ever. With rising demands from ...
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Laura Puttkamer6 min read

City Portrait: Smart Grenoble

Grenoble is a city of about 160,000 inhabitants in southeastern France, known for its winter sport, its museums and ...
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Nicole Becker4 min read

31st Convergence India & 9th Smart Cities India Expo 2024

With the theme ‘Innovation Driving Sustainability: Realise the Power of Tomorrow – Today’, India’s largest Tech & Infra ...
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Joe Appleton6 min read

Urban Mobility Shift: Intelligent Traffic Networks in Smaller Cities

Across Europe's smaller cities, a quiet revolution in urban mobility is unfolding. These hubs of history and culture are ...
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Laura Puttkamer5 min read

City Portrait: Smart Umea

Umeå or Umea is a fast growing Swedish city, 600 km north of Stockholm. The 11th largest city of the country, it has a ...
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Laura Puttkamer5 min read

City Portrait: Getting Smart in Ghent

Ghent is the third-largest city in Belgium after Brussels and Antwerp. The capital of the East Flanders region is known for its ...
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Laura Puttkamer5 min read

Children in the Smart City

The United Nations are asking us to create cities that leave no one behind. One group that is often overlooked in urban design ...
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Joe Appleton3 min read

Andrea Battaglia appointed as the new CEO of FIWARE Foundation

Berlin, December 15, 2023 - FIWARE announced today that Andrea Battaglia will become the foundation’s next Chief Executive ...
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Laura Puttkamer5 min read

Smart City Espoo: Co-Creation, Innovation, and Sustainable Solutions

Espoo is Finland’s second biggest city. With close to 300,000 inhabitants, it is home to many education and research institutes ...
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Joe Appleton4 min read

FIWARE brings widely applied Open Source technologies to North America and presents them at Smart Cities Connect in Washington D.C.

Berlin, November 23, 2023 - FIWARE Foundation, the non-profit organization that encourages the adoption of open standards using ...
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