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  • 1. Smart Cities as Innovation Ecosystems for Future Internet Research – Empowered by Smart Citizens! Michael Nilsson, CDT Project Coordinator
  • 2. Mission. FIREBALL brings together different players to exploit the linkage between Smart Cities, Living Labs and Future Internet for Connected Smart Cities Innovation.
  • 3. Whatcan Smart Cities be about? • Usage of digital spaces and ICT to enhance the city and the city life • Digital dimensions of cities – the new intelligence of cities • Internet as medium for organizingcollectiveintelligence of cities
  • 4. Whatcan Smart Cities be about? • The city as an innovation space for Future Internet research and development • Digital agendas for future city innovation strategies • Smart people and Smart technology – makingcitiesbecomeSmartertogether!
  • 5. Key drivers from Smart Cities of Future Internet Open Innovation. • Socio-economic ambitions of largecities / city marketing • Need for connectedness (cities – rural areas – regions) • Broadbanddeploymentexperiences, need for applications pull after the infrastructure • Technology push. Need to createexperimentationenvironments to stimulate innovation
  • 6. Key drivers from Smart Cities of Future Internet Open Innovation. • Driving networkdevelopment • Impact of Internet infrastructure on business attractiveness of cities • Need to createopen innovation environments to attract business and knowledgecentres
  • 7. Main targetgroups of FIREBALL CA. • Cities developing Smart/Intelligent city strategies • Largecompaniesdevelopingplatforms and applications for Smart Cities • Researchers and experts performing research on the subject • The LivingLabcommunity
  • 8. Topics adressed 1(3) Creation of synergies and cooperation among different research and innovation communities related to the Future Internet
  • 9. Topics adressed 2(3) Identification and access to common assets for Connected Smart Cities Innovation exploring Future Internet opportunities
  • 10. Topics adressed 3(3) Creation of a Connected Smart Cities Innovation Network of advanced Smart Cities in Europe – exploring challenges how open innovation can support the uptake of Future Internet- enabled services in Smart Cities
  • 11. Advanced Smart Cities in Europé –FIREBALL examples The Helsinki Open Future Internet innovation ecosystem The Smart city vision of Manchester Smart Energy of Amsterdam A business eco-system of Smart Grids of Lisboa Digital spaces and ICT to enhance the city life of Barcelona
  • 12. Smart Cities and FIRE Smart Cities represent demanding users, innovation drivers and testbeds for the emerging technologies and experimentation with multiple devices and systems – involving the citizens of the cities!
  • 13. Smart Cities and LivingLabs The Living Lab participatory processes combine both the strengths of collective intelligence and innovation capacity of people and the mediating role of ICTs in organising global value chains of suppliers and customers. – Living Labs are Open Innovation Ecosystems of Smart Cities.
  • 14. FIREBALL pioneeringorganisations Core partners: Centre for Distance-spanning Technology, Aalto University Economics, European Society of Concurrent Enterprising Network, Manchester City Council, Amsterdam Innovation Motor, ESADE Business School, Alfamicro, Intelligent Sensing Anywhere, Lisboa E-Nova, City of Helsinki, INRIA, Dimes, IBBT, URENIO, University of Oulu, Media and Network cluster, Barcelona City Council Supportive partners: City of Brussels, City of Stockholm, City of Nice, City of Luleå, City of Oulu, Region of Sicily, City of Agueda, Project Panlab
  • 15. Expectedresults from FIREBALL • A European-widecommunity of Future Internet Innovation constiuencies (FIRE, LivingLabs and Smart Cities) • A common vision and shared agenda by theseconstiuencies • Showcases to represent innovative uses and futureneeds of Future Internet in Smart Cities
  • 16. Expectedresults from FIREBALL • Identification of commonconcepts, methodologies, tools and processesamong the different contituencies to work together for Future Internet Innovation • A Connected European Smart Cities Network • A roadmap and action plan for exploringFuture Internet Innovation for Smart Cities
  • 17. Welcome to Empower the movement Let s make the FUTURE SMART CITIES come true TOGETHER! Welcome and ShareYours and Others Smart Cities knowledge and vision! Join the evolving landscape of the Connected Smart Cities Network!
  • 18. Welcome to Empower the movement Welcome and tell your Smart City story! What is Your Smart City vision? Share your assets for Connected Smart Cities evolution!
  • 19. SEPTEMBER: FIREBALL at ICT2010 in Brussels – Belgium OCTOBER: FIREBALL at Knowledge Society Forum in Birmingham – UK NOVEMBER: FIREBALL at the Connected Smart City Mayor meeting in Helsinki – Finland DECEMBER: FIREBALL at FIA in Ghent – Belgium Meet up 2010
  • 20. Thanks!