Open & Agile Smart Cities is working with partners to support cities and communities effectively in their digital transformation journey and to drive the implementation of OASC Minimal Interoperability Mechanisms among research and industry.

Core Partners

Business Tampere


Business Tampere matches your company with growth opportunities and partnerships in the Tampere Region, Finland and globally. They offer expertise in business service development, investments and internationalisation opportunities.

Catapult Connected Places


The UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport & place leadership.



DTU is one of Denmark’s foremost research universities. As such we educate, make innovative discoveries, generate entrepreneurial ideas for improving people’s lives and protect the environment.



Founded in 1984, Imec quickly made its name as the leading research hub for advanced CMOS scaling.

Imec enables nano- and digital technology innovation with a significant impact on the quality of life. With our partners from companies, governments and academia. And supported by the three pillars of our R&D: a unique infrastructure that includes a 2.5-billion-euro 300mm semiconductor pilot line, more than 5,500 expert scientists from over 96 countries, and an ecosystem of more than 600 world-leading industry partners and a global academic network.

Strategic Partners

World Economic Forum


The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an international non-governmental and lobbying organisation based in Colognycanton of Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded on 24 January 1971 by German engineer Klaus Schwab. The foundation views its own mission as “improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas”.

G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance


Global policy roadmap for successful, ethic, smart cities. A global effort to advance the responsible and ethical use of smart city technologies



Together with its members and partners, FIWARE Foundation drives the definition – and the Open Source implementation – of key open standards that enable the development of portable and interoperable smart solutions in a faster, easier and affordable way, avoiding vendor lock-in scenarios, whilst also nurturing FIWARE as a sustainable and innovation-driven business ecosystem.



The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) is the international, non-profit, independent association of benchmarked Living Labs. 

ENoLL facilitates knowledge exchange, joint actions and project partnerships between its historically labelled +480 members in Europe and worldwide.   



MyData helps people and organisations to benefit from personal data in a human-centric way. To create a fair, sustainable and prosperous digital society for all.

Open Geospatial Consortium


The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is an international voluntary consensus standards organization for geospatial content and location-based servicessensor web and Internet of ThingsGIS data processing and data sharing.

Foundation for Public Code


The Foundation for Public Code was founded by Ben Cerveny, Boris van Hoytema and Arnout Schuijff in 2019 to guide international collaboration among public organizations around codebase design, quality and governance.

Big Data Value Association


The Big Data Value Association – BDVA is an industry-driven international not–for-profit organisation with more than 230 members all over Europe and a well-balanced composition of large, small, and medium-sized industries as well as research and user organizations.



Eurocities is the network of more than 200 cities in 38 countries, representing 130 million people, working together to ensure a good quality of life for all.

ITU – International Telecommunication Union


The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.

Jožef Stefan Institute


The Jožef Stefan Institute is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering a broad spectrum of basic and applied research. The staff of about 1050 specializes in natural sciences, life sciences and engineering.

TM Forum


TM Forum is a global industry association for service providers and their suppliers in the telecommunications industry. Members include communications and digital service providers, telephone companies, cable operators, network operators, cloud providers, digital infrastructure providers, software suppliers, equipment suppliers, systems integrators and management consultancies.

Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation


We aim to lead, promote, bridge and collaborate in IoT and Edge Computing and other converging technologies research and innovation, standardisation and ecosystem building, providing IoT and Edge Computing deployment for European businesses creating benefits for European society. We cooperate with other global regions to ensure removal of barriers to development of the IoT and Edge Computing market while preserving European values, including privacy and consumer protection.

Smart City Expo World


Smart City Expo World Congress is the international leading event for cities. Our mission is to empower cities and collectivize urban innovation across the globe. Through promoting social innovation and identifying collaboration opportunities, the event is dedicated to creating a better future for cities and their citizens.

Smart City Institute Japan


The Smart City Institute Japan (SCI-Japan) was established in October 2019 as a private sector-led not-for-profit organization as a knowledge and public-private-academic partnership platform to promote the expansion and advancement of smart cities in Japan.


MaaS Alliance


The MaaS Alliance facilitates a single and open market for MaaS and full deployment of MaaS services through a shared work programme and by engaging transport operators, service providers, public authorities and users.


Enterprise Partners



The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. 

Vastuu Group


Vastuu Group promotes the digitalisation of the built-up environment and help sector companies comply with their legal obligations. Their services make the daily operations of companies easier. They create a better and more sustainable life for people and the environment through reliable data.



NEC creates the social values of safety, security, fairness and efficiency to promote a more sustainable world where everyone has the chance to reach their full potential.

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