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Meet & Match at Smart City Academy

The strength of smart city research:
Are you a company, foundation, government or startup with a challenge in health, mobility, energy or other smart city issues? Are you curious about the possibilities of big data, struggling to scale-up, wondering how to create effective partnerships, trying to make a business case for you smart city project? Curious how to elevate your smart city practice?
Find out what research can mean for your smart city project or initiative at our Meet and Match event! Discover our tools, knowledge, methodologies and fields of expertise. Meet smart city professionals & researchers. Share your questions and find research partners. We are curious about your smart city issues!

Pitch & Win
Bring your smart city research question into the spotlight and win a research voucher. This voucher gives you access to a researcher that will explore your issue for a week. We will try to formulate some first answers to your research question and explore further steps for research together with public or private companies. Contact smartcityacademy@hva.nl for more information.

Join us!
January 16th, 1 – 5.30 PM. Hogeschool van Amsterdam, room named “FLOOR”, second floor of the Wibauthuis (WBH 02A30).
Open for everyone!

13.00 – Walk in
13.30 – Welcome by Robert van den Hoed, lector Energy and Innovation.
13.45 - Key note by Mark Deakin: Professor of Built Environment at the Edinburgh Napier University, shows his ground breaking research about smart and sustainable urban transformation in London.
14.00 - Pitches from the Smart City Academy about our research topics, f.e.: upscaling, user involvement, data, collaborative entrepreneurship, partnerships and business models, public values
14:45 - Meet and match the researchers at round tables
15:15 - Break
15:30 – Climb on the soap box and pitch your Smart City research question. We use our collaborative knowledge for some first answers.
16.30 – Closure and drinks