The event is organized by the Knowledge, Innovation, and Strategies Management Club with the support of the Cluster Sofia Knowledge City of which the partnership is a member, and is part of the cluster's strategy to support the development of knowledge and skills in the field of smart cities.
The rapid advances in technology are reshaping our economy and society. Technology has been incorporated by cities for many years. The pace at which this adoption takes place is increasing rapidly as disruptive digital technologies have the potential to solve major metropolitan challenges. As a consequence, urban areas transform into smart cities. In this transformation, disruptive technology is the main driver. However, the SMEs as well as the cities, are not seeing the results they aimed for due to the skills gap.
To raise awareness about the benefits of the smart city industry as an innovation domain for business, to promote smart city disruptive innovation, and to present the Smart by design project.
Who is this event for?
The event is targeted at SMEs, smart city experts, consultants, project managers, training centers, policymakers and municipalities, academics, knowledge clusters, professional associations, etc.
More about Smart by Design
The project mapped the disruptive technologies and developed a training program for managers. The key topics within the project are design thinking and disruptive innovation processes to develop smart city solutions by SMEs.
Smart by Design