Author: Nikola Benin
The SMART-MED Business Model will create enough value and scale for city administrations, cities, businesses and solution providers by aggregating demand for a small group of cities with identical smart projects and by applying common solutions.
Strong interest from all over the European Union
For the 1st call for proposals last March, a total of 378 applications were received from 24 out of the 28 Member States of the EU, including 14 from European capitals.
The “Smart Cities in the Mediterranean” Strategic Partnership aims to work for ‘smartening’ cities in the Mediterranean region by sharing resources, know-how and experience.
The scope of the Partnership is to identify, develop and deploy replicable, balanced and integrated solutions in the energy, transport, and ICT, in small and medium sized cities and islands in the Euro-Mediterranean region.