According to City Council estimates, around 40,000 vehicles without the environmental label have stopped circulating in Barcelona, reducing NOx levels by 19% since the LEZ came into force on 2 February.
Barcelona was the guest city at the “Japan-Barcelona Smart City Forum” event in Tokyo, which was organised by the Smart City Institute Japan and Nikkei, the most important business newspaper in Japan
The measure means greater transparency in procurement processes, with artificial intelligence to be applied to contracting in a second stage.
The fourth edition of Mobile Week is on from 20 February to 1 March, using the slogan ‘Technology for citizens’ offering people a chance to actively participate in the changes linked to new technologies.
Bonet states that cities must play a more active role in setting priorities and defining projects for structural funds.
In Catalonia there are already 1,500 startups and the vast majority are focused on 4.0 technologies. Barcelona, is an European reference city in technological entrepreneurship.
With the aim of advancing the digitalization and connectivity of the city's markets, there has been a process of integrating its ICT systems into the corporate ICT services of the City Council.
Presentation of the winning entries for the 5GBarcelona challenge “How to improve elderly people's quality of life using technology”
The two winning projects in the 5GBarcelona challenge for finding tech solutions to improve the autonomy of elderly people at home have now been announced.
Proposals may be submitted until 30 January. This must be done online and requires a valid and current digital certificate.
The Third Deputy Mayor, Laia Bonet, has taken part in the session organised by GrowSmarter, entitled “How urban innovation is combating the climate crisis and confronting the social and economic challenges to achieve...