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Investment in Smart Cities will reach €114 billion in 2020

The global Smart Cities spending guide study estimates that global investment in Smart Cities increased by 18.9% compared to the previous yearInternational Data Corporation (IDC), a benchmark company dedicated to market research, has launched a predictive study on how the Smart Cities sector will behave, predicting an upward trend in investment which will reach €114 billion this year, an increase of 18.9% compared to 2019.The Top 100 cities investing in smart initiatives accounted for 29% of total spending around the world, with Tokyo, London, Singapore and New York leading the way with $1 billion in 2020, although the report points to smaller towns as a dispersed market where, on average, one-year, million-dollar projects will be developed.From a regional perspective, the United States, Western Europe, and China will account for nearly...

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Smart Cities World Forum, 7-8 May in Toronto, Canada

The summit, that will be celebrated in The International Centre in Toronto, will gather the main experts of Smart Cities during two days During two days Toronto will be the hotpoint of Smart Cities thanks to the Smart Cities World Forum, that will be celebrated from the 7th to the 8th in The International Centre of the city. The event, that will combine expert conferences with different workshops and activities, has the aim on "educating people towards smart cities and urban planning techologies, strive for innovation ,promote business and connect thousands of smart city experts from around the globe", as they announce on their website.   Conference Topics During the conference, some trendy issues like Smart Grids, Smart Agriculture, Smart Transportation, Industrial IoT, Smart & Green Buildings, Smart Health, Smart PAyments, Smart Governance/E-Government,...