EIT Digital the leading European digital innovation organisation plans to showcase 11 of its Digital Cities disruptive innovations at Innovative City in Nice on June 16-17.
"For the second consecutive year, we will showcase some of our best Digital Cities innovations at Innovative City. Innovative City is a major event in Europe for smart cities, attracting more than 3,000 people from over 40 countries. We bring our innovations with us to increase their visibility in front of representatives of cities, regions and city services providers," says Gilles Betis, Digital Cities Action Line Leader at EIT Digital.
By 2050, the global urban population will raise by 75% to 6.3 billion (that will be 2/3 of the world population). The challenge of developing and maintaining attractive, inclusive and safe urban environments needs to be met on multiple fronts.
EIT Digital invests in strategic areas, including Digital Cities, to accelerate the market uptake of research-based digital technologies focusing on Europe’s societal challenges. With its pan-European ecosystem of partners and startups portfolio, EIT Digital is a key player in shaping Europe’s future cities. It delivers Digital Cities disruptive innovations in integrated mobility services, urban data economy, citizen engagement and empowerment, city planning and gaming. Next year, it will also include safety services.