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Urban ICT Arena


Urban ICT Arena is an open testbed and co-creation arena for the development of the smart and sustainable city.

Urban ICT Arena is divided into four layers where project owners and partners can develop, test and showcase their innovations and solutions to help develop tomorrow’s sustainable and smart cities.

The following organizations are Founding Partners of Urban ICT Arena: Ericsson, IBM Sverige, ABB, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm University, RISE ICT, the City of Stockholm and the Stockholm County Administrative Board.

Urban ICT Arena consists of four layers:

  • a hardware layer with wired and wireless networks for transport of data generated by sensors and citizens in the city.
  • a software layer where the collected data can be stored, accessed, provided, sorted or analyzed in different digital platforms and artificial intelligences.
  • a service layer where different services for the city can be developed, tested and show cased.
  • a business model layer where organization, processes, methods, models, administration, innovation, relations will be explored and developed.

Urban ICT Arena consist of over 40 partners and 60 projects – from companies both large and small to students, researchers, and various experts and funders from industry, academia and the public sector.

Read more at www.urbanictarena.se 


Test your 5G application in Urban ICT Arena

The 5G test platform that Ericsson offers to innovators and service developers within Urban ICT Arena now includes an edge cloud.

The 5G test platform that Ericsson offers to innovators and service developers within Urban ICT Arena now includes an edge cloud. Applications that need to be executed close to the end user – in other words, those that need very low latency or deal with a lot of local data – can now be tested in a real network environment. Find out more about this test environment and how it can support faster application development.

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SIS presents a survey on future transport

According to a survey by SIS, the Swedish Standards Institute, a supporting partner to Urban ICT Arena, the transport sector calls for international standards for the development of sustainable transport.

Supporting partner Swedish Standards of Institute, SIS,  has conducted a market research focused on finding key focus areas in the subject area “Future Transport in a Sustainable City”. The survey has been conducted through deep interviews with 30 people from different parts of the transport and automotive industry, innovation support actors and the public sector.

Download the report here!

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