ESPON at the Connected Smart Cities Conference 2018

2 in 5 cities have seen a substantial increase in uptake of specific services as a result of digitalisation. This is one of the findings…


…of ESPON's policy brief on the territorial and urban dimensions of the digital transition of public services that was released in October last year. The publication grabbed the attention of a number of cities that seek to embrace the paradigm shift in service provision. Today, the policy brief is on the agenda of the Connected Smart Cities Conference. This is an annual initiative of the Open & Agile Smart Cities, a non-profit organisation that stimulates the development of new interoperable digital services.

In the session 'Ecosystem Innovation: Joining Excellence and Capacity Building', Laurent Frideres of ESPON will share insights into what drives the digital transition of public services.

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