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United Smart Cities and BTG announce far-reaching cooperation

United Smart Cities and BTG announce far-reaching cooperation

United Smart Cities and the Industry Association BTG have announced a far-reaching collaboration during the BTG Business Event in Noordwijk. Thanks to the now announced collaboration with BTG, Branch Association for ICT Telecommunications Great Users, the two parties can join forces in supporting cities to become smarter and more sustainable. Olaf Müller, chairman of the BTG expert…

USC at the FLUIDTIME SYMPOSIUM 2018

USC at the FLUIDTIME SYMPOSIUM 2018

International transport and mobility experts, especially from the urban environment, meet on 7th and 8th June 2018 in Vienna to present Best-Practice examples for MaaS in cities and regions. Get your ticket with the USC Promotion Code: USC2018  here! Date: 7.- 8. June 2018 Place: Dachsaal of the Urania, Uraniastrasse 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria Program: Day 1 (10:00 –…

United Smart Cities LAB for innovative urban solutions

United Smart Cities LAB for innovative urban solutions

According to the United Nations, around two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050. The focus on Smart Sustainable Cities has given rise to an ecosystem of municipal leaders, planners, sustainability directors, entrepreneurs, technologists, funders and advocates. What is often missing is a centralized facilitation platform to bring together these architects of…

Time for new Solutions! - USC High-Level Networking Event

Time for new Solutions! - USC High-Level Networking Event

May 22nd // 3 pm - Showcase opening // 4 pm - Media launch @ United Smart Cities LAB, Halbgasse 7, 1070 Vienna United Smart Cities is a multi-stakeholder UN-affiliated program addressing the development of Smart Sustainable Cities around the world. The main program objectives encompass: establishing a multi-stakeholder platform and content hub for smart city initiatives, identifying and…

Inclusivity, Resilience and Safety Key for Successful City Development

Inclusivity, Resilience and Safety Key for Successful City Development

The security of cities is not limited to the question of effective policing but it also entails the removal of impediments to successful urban development, such as the risk of fragmentation along ethnic, national, religious, sectarian or socio-economic lines. Cooperation and inclusion can transform the safety of urban environments, while also promoting other economic benefits. The perception…

USC at the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development

USC at the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development

The Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development is a ground-breaking annual event powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The Festival will bring together the global community taking action to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality. It will recognize and celebrate the innovators, conveners…

Climate Change vs. Cities

Climate Change vs. Cities

At this, the height of a very warm summer and in the midst of a year that’s predicted to become the hottest on record, it’s clear that cities are major contributors to climate change. While urban residents are vulnerable to the so-called heat island effect, cities also offer great promise for solutions. The challenge for public health researchers is to realize the potential of…

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