Partners

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.

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Connected Places Catapult

Connected Places Catapult is UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport & place leadership.

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DTU

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.

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imec

imec

Imec is the world’s leading independent nanoelectronics R&D hub. The combination of our talentinfrastructure, and partner network enables breakthroughs towards microchips that are smaller, faster, more affordable, and more sustainable. We combine that nanotech expertise with data and AI to create and support applications for a smarter, better future.

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Strategic Partners

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.

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BABLE Smart Cities

We aim to be a driving force in holistic and urban innovation, utilising clean-tech and innovation to elevate the standard of living in cities, towns, and regions. We provide specialised knowledge and market access to both public and private sector organizations, empowering them to successfully implement smart city solutions that improve the lives of all citizens. 

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Big Data Value Association

BDVA is an industry-driven research and innovation organisation with a mission to develop an innovation ecosystem that enables the data-driven and AI-enabled digital transformation of the economy and society in Europe.

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ENoLL

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.

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Eurocities

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.

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FIWARE

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.

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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.

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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.

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ICT4D – Center For Information And Communication Technology For Development, Nepal

Centre For Information And Communication Technology For Development (ICT4D), is a not-for-profit research organization that focuses on the intersection between contextually relevant technologies and multi sectorial rural development.

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ITU – International Telecommunication Union

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

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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.

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Kereval

Kereval is a test engineering laboratory, providing consulting and expertise in software, functional, compliance, interoperability, cybersecurity and performance testing.

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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.

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MyData

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.

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Open Geospatial Consortium

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

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Smart City Association, Korea

The Smart City Association aims to support the creation and expansion of smart cities. They achieve this by upholding the dignity and advocating for the rights and interests of their members, as well as facilitating the exchange of technology, information, and academic research related to smart cities. Their efforts contribute to the development of cities and the enhancement of quality of life for urban citizens.

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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.

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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.

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StandICT.eu

StandICT.eu 2026 builds on the success of the previous two editions [2020-23 & 2018-19 StandICT.eu initiatives], obtaining the recognition of the “go-to” project on ICT Standards in Europe. StandICT.eu 2026’s principal goal is to strengthen its global reach in the European ICT Standardisation Ecosystem.

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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.

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University of São Paulo – Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação

Our mission is to produce, evolve and disseminate knowledge and innovation in the areas of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, train human resources at undergraduate and graduate levels and promote cultural and social insertion actions. This mission is defined by its commitment to the need for social, scientific and technological evolution in the region of São Carlos, the state of São Paulo and Brazil.

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Urban Innovators Global

Urban Innovators Global drives the betterment of cities. It excels at delivering on Innovation Capacity for Cities to further that larger goal. Urban Innovators Global helps cities expand their capacity to innovate by means of skills development, talent outsourcing, innovation program management, digital transformation assessments and advisory. Last but not least, UI Global builds ventures on top of urban problems and advantages – a unique venture-build program in part enabled by investors tied to our organization and community.

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V-ICT-OR

The V-ICT-OR (Vlaamse ICT Organisatie) is a national not-for-profit association dedicated to supporting and advancing the ICT sector within the Flemish government and local municipalities. Established with a vision to foster innovation, collaboration, and knowledge sharing in the field of information and communication technology, V-ICT-OR serves as a cornerstone for ICT professionals and entities across the region.

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World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

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Enterprise Partners

NEC

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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