Introduction of Taipei Smart City Project Management Office
Taipei City Government established “Taipei Smart City Project Management Office” (TPMO) in 2016 to introduce innovative solutions and become a matchmaking platform for public-private partnership. The goal is to transform the whole city into a living lab, and make creativity as Taipei’s DNA.
The key smart city directions are developed mainly under the following five themes: Smart Transportation, Smart Public Housing, Smart Healthcare, Smart Education, and Smart Payment. Also, by adopting Proof of Concept (POC) model, Taipei open up its fields to all kinds of innovative solutions for trail. Since TPMO has established, there are over 170 POC projects that have been initiated, and more than 500 ICT vendors have been in contact.
The development of Smart Taipei is going to lead to new smart city solutions and better services for citizens as well as new business possibilities for the companies. Ultimately, building Taipei into a smart city brand in Asia.