Beginning this year, under the concept of “Problem setting by the government, problem solving by the industry”, the Taipei City Government will form different fields based on the needs proposed and seek innovative solutions, solicit projects externally, and execute experimental projects using the “Taipei Smart City Industry Field Pilot Program”, after which the empirical results will be examined and undergo opportunity evaluations by the Smart City promoting teams from respective fields, which will be refined by internal and external experts to determine if they can be expanded to form policies and accelerate the effective implementation of pilot projects.
Taipei City Government and Turing Drive Inc. have announced the plan to operate regular autonomous driving shuttle service during off-peak hours on the dedicated bus lanes along with Xinyi Road from May 2020.
Taipei and Fukuoka have maintained friendly interaction for a long time, laying a deep foundation for exchanges between the two sides. In recent years, they have also been committed to development in innovation breeding, and smart cities. 2019 Fukuoka Smart Strategy Department launching a new collaboration chapter with LINE official account as the theme.
The field of Taipei’s smart city is diverse. In the past, it focused on the five main axes of smart public housing, smart transportation, smart medical care, smart education, and smart financial payment. In addition, it added smart innovation N to form a 5 + N promotion structure for smart cities in Taipei.
IMD World Competitiveness Centre has announced the “2019 IMD Smart City Index 2019”, which ranks among the best in Taipei and ranks 7th out of 102 cities surveyed in the world, ranking 2th in Asia, second only to Singapore. The evaluation is divided into two aspects: infrastructure construction and technology application. Taipei's performance in technology application is particularly outstanding. All the detailed evaluations are at the high standard in the group, and it is obvious that Taipei’s effectiveness in promoting smart cities has again gained international recognition.
For those industry leaders and friends who are following the "Taipei Smart City Project Management Office (TPMO)"-we are moving to a new home!
GO SMART is facilitating knowledge exchange and collaborative projects between cities through the Inter-City Proof-of-Concept (PoC) model. For GO SMART Award 2020 now we are calling for Awards, any project that includes more than 1 stakeholder from multiple cities is welcomed.
Here comes the 2019 GO SMART Award!! Don’t miss the chance to make your project shine!!