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SmartData Platform: solving problems before they start
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Chicago, United States

SmartData Platform: solving problems before the...

The SmartData Platform is an open source predictive analytics tool that enables data-driven decision making to ensure city operations are smarter and more efficient.

Adapting and Installing an international vocational Training for Renewable Energies
Berlin, Germany

Adapting and Installing an international vocati...

Berlin has developed a programme to encourage young people who are disengaging from the formal education system to enter vocational training in green and sustainable technologies.

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Drinking Water
Jiaxing, China

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Drinking...

This practice ensures drinking water safety for residents and promotes continuous improvement in ecological and residential environments.

ITS Factory
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Tampere, Finland

ITS Factory

ITS Factory is a collaborative space where developers, companies, research organisations and individuals come together to create new intelligent transport systems and services (ITS).

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide
Berlin, Germany

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide

m4guide stands for an integrated communication and navigation system by which the user is led continuously from door to door. As a result, the m4guide increases the user's opportunities for mobility in the city.

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque
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Dubuque, United States

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque is a partnership between the City of Dubuque and IBM Research to pilot an integrated, cross-silo initiative for managing resources and reducing carbon emissions.

Providence Talks
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Providence, United States

Providence Talks

Providence Talks is an early childhood program that puts parents at the heart of their child’s cognitive development. It helps disadvantaged children close the achievement gap by increasing parent-child interactions at a critical age.

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse Zaak)
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Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse Zaak)

De Rotterdamse Zaak is a work-based learning company in which both students and senior entrepreneurs support and consult entrepreneurs in marginal economic areas to improve their economical independence.

Project Hub Yangon, Myanmar’s first start-up incubator
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Project Hub Yangon, Myanmar’s first start-up in...

In 2012 the first incubator and co-working space in Myanmar, initiated by a former World Bank employee with expertise on economic development and innovation for developing countries, opened their doors to a new generation of young, creative and motivated people.