The Nordic Smart City Network is working on four collaboration projects within Nordic Innovations' Health program, “Health, Demography and Quality of Life”. The four projects will test new innovative practices to tackle health effects in future urban areas.
By sharing knowledge and learnings from innovation projects and by collaborating with private businesses, the Nordic cities will scale successful projects within their city to other partner cities.
The Nordic Smart City Network (NSCN) received funding for a new collaboration project, Nordic Healthy Cities, that runs until April 2022. The project has a total budget of 10.200.000 NOK of which 5.000.000 NOK is direct funding from Nordic Innovation.
In the past months Smart Aarhus has been celebrating Digital Spring, and now it is time for IoT Week 2019. IoT Week is a unique 5-day conference complemented – for the first time ever – by a public expo where leaders from the world of business, technology and science share their ideas of future technology and its impact on our lives.
Since its beginning IoT Crawler has been in a concept developing period. The main target is to discover the opportunities of the IoT search engine which is set to be the result of IoT Crawler. In general, the project of IoT Crawler has the ambition to make the activities of internet of Things (IoT) more value-adding. Learn more about the first phase of IoT Crawler.
In June Digital Spring 2019 reaches its final event. IoT Week 2019 is a one-of-a-kind conference where leaders and researchers from the worlds of business, tech and science shed light on the future of technology and its impact on business and life.
How can we best translate the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals at the level of the Baltic Sea Region?
Smart City Open data and Reuse (SCORE) is a collaboration across the North Sea area. In April 2019 Aarhus hosted a meeting gathering the participants to discuss the ongoing projects and new possibilities within the network.
Business Innovation Day is a conference hosted by the AIM Aarhus and FinanceLab Aarhus at Aarhus BSS. At Business Innovation Day, we focus on how businesses who use innovation, strategy, and Fintech to succeed in 2019.
Smart-up BSR Innovation Camp Aarhus 2018 March 18-21, 2018, Dokk1
Back in March Aarhus Municipality’s department ITK (Innovation, Technology and Creativity) hosted the Smart-up BSR Innovation Camp Aarhus. 70 local and international representatives from Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Germany and Norway meet to work with actual challenges – sharing knowledge, experiences and ideas.
The internet became publically available in 1991. Since then it has taken the world by storm, affecting our everyday life, creating millions of new jobs and changing business sectors in the process. But this is just the beginning. Trends like Internet of Things, cloud computing, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain, 3D printing, mobile applications and many more are disrupting entire industries and shaping a new tomorrow. With all these dynamic technologies it is impossible to predict the future – but what we are doing today will be what will happen tomorrow.
The Nordic Urban living labs project brings together all 5 Nordic countries with a goal of exploring the vast Nordic potential to extend the Nordic brand of liveable city development
At december 18th 2017 representatives from all five nordic countries met at a workshop in Copenhagen, where the goals for the future Smart City was discussed. It was the first meeting in a new collaboration, where nordic cities will work together in the development of Smart Cities. At the meeting there were representatives from Aarhus, Copenhagen, Vejle, Aalborg, Odense, Bergen, Trondheim, Oslo, Stavanger, Reykjavik, Baerum, Tromso og Kristiansand.
As the digital and technological development keep affecting every organisation, the focus on whether automatisation and artificial intelligens really matter for our labour and future competences is questioned more and more. Will there be enough jobs for everybody, and what skills do we need in the future?
How will Smart City create growth in the danish municipalities - not just on the bottom line, but also on parametres as sustainability, life quality and service level?
Open Data DK will at the 29. of november make an inspiration- and dialogue conference in collaboration with The Danish Business Authority, Danish Regions and KL, where everyone interested in the public can discuss the use of open, public data.
Last week Smart Aarhus was part of the Nordic Edge Expo in Stavanger, Norway. Besides getting a global insight into Smart City development, Aarhus was confirmed in being far in the development of Smart Cities.
On 7 July, Markku Markkula, the President of the European Committee of Regions, visited the Region of Central Denmark and Aarhus.
The EU project IoT Crawler is a 3 year long Horizon 2020 project which starts the 1st of January 2018. The project has an extensive potential to boost the business and social benefits of Internet of Things.
Following a year as European Culture Capital and becoming European Volunteer Capital 2018, Aarhus will again have the possibility to win a prestigious price. The city is nominated for European Innovation Capital .
Søren Frichs Vej in Aarhus was Monday the 21. of august the scene of Sharing Economy Festival 2017. Approximately 300 people participated in the morning in a conference, there by the afternoon turned into a peoples festival, where all interested could experience conversations and involve them self in debates and learn about the perks of sharing economy.
Aarhus has through dedicated EU work attracted new interesting EU-projects to the city. The two projects are called Smart Up BSR and SCORE. The EU-project Smart Up BSR is an Interreg Baltic Sea Regional project that was approved in May 2017 and kicks off in the autumn 2017.