case studies list for knowledge society

  •  knowledge society

Cities in Action: Gijon’s new governance model

Gijon City Council has responded to the need for greater efficiency, transparency and participatory democracy by changing how it operates. At the heart of its transformation is a digital platform enabling residents to share responsibility for governing and managing the city and helping it become a stronger and more vibrant place to live and work.

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case study date : 29-06-2017

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Nice fosters healthcare innovation

Nice is addressing the growing need to provide senior citizens with quality care at home by opening a centre dedicated to innovation in digital health. '27 Delvalle' unites local healthcare stakeholders to create brand new tools and services for independent living - and help the city take a step towards becoming a European Healthy City.

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case study date : 02-03-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Athens engages citizens in reform

Athens has seen the value of harnessing the active civil society that has emerged during Greece’s financial and social crisis. Its synAthina social innovation platform is facilitating novel community-led solutions for local problems and a new culture of public policy making.

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case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Cities in action: Oslo's Traffic Agent app

Oslo has turned to mobile technology to tackle security issues affecting parents' willingness to let their children walk to school. Its pioneering app, 'The Traffic Agent', provides child's eye feedback to enable improved road maintenance and infrastructure planning.

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case study date : 29-06-2016

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES smart cities: Munich develops flagship smart city district

Together with Lyon and Vienna, Munich will be a European flagship location for the development and implementation of smart city solutions.

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case study date : 13-06-2016

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: OPEN Glasgow - City Data Hub

Enabling easier and wider access to data is giving Glasgow new insights into its value in stimulating civic innovation. Service providers, start-ups and citizens are using the data to take a fresh look at the city and come up with new, practical solutions to its challenges.

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case study date : 29-04-2016

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Interactive energy classification map, Vilnius

An innovative interactive energy map lets Vilnius citizens access and compare energy performance data for every apartment block in the city, online.

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case study date : 14-04-2015
cities in action

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Cities in action: Gijon's Citizen Card for transport

Imagine a single card that allows you to pay your bus fare, hire a bike and take out a library book: that’s Gijon’s ‘Citizen Card’. Today, 250,000 of Gijon’s citizens – 80% of the city’s population - carry this card, unlocking services and facilities across the city.

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case study date : 07-05-2014
cities in action

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Helsinki Region Infoshare (HRI)

In 2010, the cities of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area began sharing public data for anyone to use freely. These open datasets, available through a web platform (www.hri.fi), make it possible for citizens to develop applications and follow public decision making.

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case study date : 04-03-2014
cities in action

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Edinburgh Outdoors

Edinburgh Outdoors is a digital service launched in February 2013 providing a new way for locals and tourists to enjoy Edinburgh’s parks and green spaces.

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case study date : 28-02-2014
cities in action