if we want to address complexities & stresses of 21st century urbanism, we have to create synergetic solutions including policies & technologies, while resolving lack of trust & knowledge  among civil servents & urban stake holders.  

SMART CITY MASTERPLANS & REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS

 

We develop master plans, action plans, and roadmaps including:

  • Creation of neighborhood, citywide and regional plans & roadmaps for smart cities

  • Creation of regulatory frameworks to enable new solutions- focused on smart infrastructure & shared economies 

  • Initiation of new policies and actions based on robust market-based solutions 

  • Consultation to Governments & Global organization in integrating innovation and smart regulation within their policies and activities

 

URBANTECH DEVELOPMENT , VALIDATION & MENTORING

We are active in developing new markets, ideas & solutions for urban challenges through 3 main streams: 

  • Initiation of Innovation hubs & urbantech ecosystems in Israel, Europe & Eastern Africa  

  • development of missing solutions or when existing ones are found to be irrelevant for urban typology

  • consultation & mentoring startups and mature companies, regarding the relevance of solutions, scale and value  proposition of new & existing products- including initiating beta sites 

 

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT FOR SMARTER COMMUNITIES

We promote & participate in creating visions & partnerships between local authorities and communities to enable higher levels of sustainability and acceptance to change through common visions and ideas.  including:  

  • Initiation of community meetings and workshops

  • development of community-based hackathons & idea based events  

  • development of public engagement tech solutions 

 

TRAINING & CAPACITY BUILDING

We develop and facilitate courses, workshops and on-the-job training for local & global civil servants, students and tech professionals in four continents, geared towards: 

  • Critical understanding the language and components of Smart Cities 

  • Identifying urban challenges, needs and priority areas

  • Introducing adaptive & digital municipal processes and strengthening institutional skills

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & SMART MANAGEMENT CONSULTATION 

We implement & provide services towards new digital models to improve urban services based on localized data and existing capacities by creating tailormade solutions including:

  • Mentoring mid-level management to develop digital solutions & for their municipal activities

  • Leading and assisting in the initiation and implementation of municipal & regional service and management models through localizing ERP & CRM based services 

  • Building roadmaps and strategies for digital transformation of local authorities and governmental services including assistance in creating new digital solutions  if needed

 

URBAN RESEARCH & COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT

We are contantly active in providing critical new models for the integration between planning management and technology, including participation in leading new policies standards and urban models including:

  • creating white papers and research on privacy, data, dynamic planning and shared resource management 

  • initiating and participating in events, workshops and high-level discussion on smart cities, smart infrastructure, and urban innovation

  • initiation of collaborative multi-stakeholder research through the MidcityLabs