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HiQ Smart City Cluster - Hungary: Sector-wide cooperation of smart city solution providers and tech startups

Day 1 – Tuesday, 15 October 2019
16:30 - 18:00
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Nora Steurer
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During the session, we will introduce the working model of HiQ Smart City Cluster highlighting the benefits of a sector-wide cooperation.

We hope to ignite a debate concerning two key themes.

16:30-17:15 Theme I.

Sector-wide cooperation of smart city solution providers and tech startups

We believe that a successful smart cities strategy requires a holistic approach and cross-division cooperation from both policy-makers and smart city solution providers.

A key question: Can we outsource the building of a smart city to the private sector stakeholders from conception to delivery?

The HiQ Smart City Cluster will highlight the benefits of sector-wide cooperation and set out a new model for financing smart city projects that has the potential of easing the current over-reliance on public funds.

17:15-17:45 Theme II.

Smart City Market Place and System Integration

Under the Smart City Market Place scheme a common platform was set up to offer space for cooperation. This partnership includes well-established companies delivering stability, tech startups offering world-class smart city technologies and public institutions providing a digital infrastructure.

A key question: What are the potential benefits of sector-wide system integration?

The HiQ Smart City Cluster will highlight the financial, technical and operational benefits of a common market place and explain the role of a system integrator.

17:45-18:00 Q&A Session

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