1 Smart Cities Portugal Roadmap Introduction Smart Cities Portugal Collaborative Platform Mapping Companies and R&D Centres Facts and Figures Smart Solutions Introduction Nowadays Cities are facing several challenges One of the important actors in the Smart Cities alliance related to climate change, demography, are municipalities, which are being represented by the energy dependency, and social exclusion, RENER Living Lab Portuguese Smart Cities Network. which calls for new urban development It is composed by 25 Cities and acts as a place of paradigms. development and experimentation of innovative urban solutions in real life context.
2 In this context, concrete Smart city projects are being This report is the result of an analysis of the implemented around the world, and it is expected an competencies and capabilities of national companies exponential growth in the Smart city market. According and R&D centres working in the Smart Cities market, to ABI Research (2011), the market for technologies under the framework of the Smart Cities Portugal that feed into and support Smart city programmes and platform. projects will grow on a global basis from $8 billion in 2010 to exceed $39 billion in 2016, accounting for $116.
3 Billion in cumulative spending during that period. Moreover, the implementation of Smart city projects is being privileged by European policies, namely within the programming period 2014-2020. The Smart Cities and Communities European Innovation Partnership . coordinates Smart city research and innovation projects, which can be funded under Horizon 2020 and other funding programmes. Creating and enlarging the Smart city market is one objective of the initiative through the implementation of lighthouse projects. Due to these needs and opportunities, inteli . launched the Smart Cities Portugal platform, which intends to promote the cooperation between several players operating in the Smart Cities market, namely companies, clusters, municipalities, universities, R&D.
4 Centres and public agencies. Asserting Portugal as a place for the development and experimentation of technology solutions, products and value-added systems for Smart Cities at global level is the main ambition of the partnership. It is a pioneer initiative in Europe due to the aggregation of multiple and heterogeneous entities with different interests but with a common objective: contribute to solving urban problems through knowledge and innovation. 3. Smart Cities Portugal Collaborative platform Smart Cities Portugal Collaborative platform Companies, clusters, universities, R&D It is an awareness, intelligence, advocacy and ac- centres, municipalities and other economic celeration platform, which will also tackle demand and social players acting in the Smart Cities side measures and contribute to eliminate market market joined forces to create the Smart barriers, in the areas of public procurement, stand- Cities Portugal collaborative platform.
5 Ardisation, business models, financing mechanisms, stakeholders' involvement, etc. Asserting Portugal as a place for the development and experimentation of technology solutions, In fact, citizen participation in urban transformation products and value-added systems for Smart Cities at processes is a critical success factor for the imple- global level is the main ambition of the initiative. mentation of Smart city strategies, in a perspective of co-creation and open innovation. Living lab Smart Cities Portugal , promoted by inteli , intends to approaches are very useful to promote population in- create synergies among different players enhancing volvement in the generation of ideas for future Cities .
6 The roll out of integrated and scalable creative solu- tions to solve urban problems. Smart city solutions tested in Portuguese Cities can be replicated in other urban spaces around the world, improving the internationalization potential of national companies and clusters. Objectives - Promote the development of Smart city pilot - Enhance the creation of new companies in the projects in cooperation among Cities , R&D centers Smart Cities market, supporting urban entrepre- and companies, with a view to improving citizens' neurship;. quality of life;. - Evaluate the impact of Smart city projects on wealth - Stimulate the scaling up of innovative urban solu- creation, jobs generation, environment quality and tions, replicating worldwide the Smart city projects citizens quality of life, through the use of specific tested in Portuguese Cities ; metrics and key performance indicators.
7 - Promote the participation of Portuguese players in - Contribute to increase the local content of foreign European lighthouse projects in the area of Smart direct investment projects linked to Smart growth;. Cities ;. - Increase the participation of Portuguese Cities and - Promote the internationalization of Portuguese companies in international territorial, knowledge companies working in the Smart Cities market; and commercial networks. 7. Intervention Fields Governance Environment E-government Water management Open data Waste management Citizen participation Urban green spaces Data visualisation and mapping Monitoring of environmental indicators Geographical Information Systems etc.
8 Etc. Buildings Mobility Green infrastructures management Intelligent transport systems Green buildings Alternative energy sources for mobility Smart spaces Intelligent parking solutions Advanced materials Location management etc. Car-sharing and bike-sharing services Traffic management Quality of Life etc. Public security and emergency solutions Smart destinations Energy Tourism applications Distributed and renewable energies in Cities Culture information services Urban energy production and storage E-health Smart metering E-learning Smart grids etc. Efficient public lighting etc.
9 Strategic Areas Internationalization: Creating favourable R&D and innovation: Stimulating the conditions to promote the internationalization development of integrated, innovative and of Portuguese companies operating in the Smart sustainable solutions for Smart Cities , using the Cities market. The cooperation between companies competencies of universities, R&D centres and oriented to the development of integrated solutions technology infrastructures. Providing information across energy, mobility, ICT, etc. enhances their and knowledge about Smart Cities to companies'. participation in global value chains.
10 Intelligence employees and municipal staff is also important, in exercises helps the identification of business areas such as business models, financial mechanisms, opportunities and collaboration possibilities related partnerships, case studies, etc. to Smart Cities projects. 8. Entrepreneurship: Promoting urban innovation projects, which could be supported by entrepreneurship, supporting the development of Horizon 2020, COSME, LIFE + and Cohesion funds. innovative ideas, applications and solutions oriented The cooperation between Cities and industry will be to answer to the challenges Cities are facing, in areas an added-value to apply for Smart Cities lighthouse like mobility, energy, governance, tourism, health, projects.