Summary

This report provides an analysis of smart city dynamics among five capital cities in Europe: London, Paris, Madrid, Prague and Budapest.

The analysis drew on the following questions:

  • What is the national context supporting the development of smart cities?
  • What are the key urban challenges that cities are facing?
  • Is the development of smart city initiatives and projects supported by an ongoing smart city strategy or a smart city plan?
  • What is the governance scheme set up to accompany smart city development?
  • How cities are dealing with connectivity and data issues, considering these two elements as prerequisite for smart city projects’ implementation?
  • What are the key smart city on-going projects and applications and their overall level of maturity?

Table of contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Introduction and methodology
2.1. Smart cities in Europe
2.2. Process for selecting smart cities
2.3. Field covered by Smart City
2.4. A smart city maturity assessment matrix

3. London
3.1. National situation: the UK’s digital strategy
3.2. The city of London’s urban challenges
3.3. Governance of London’s Smart City strategy
3.4. Local connectivity and data
3.5. Snapshot of projects that are representative of London’s commitment to building a Smart City
3.6. Three remarkable smart city projects in London
3.7. London: smart city maturity assessment matrix

4. Paris
4.1. National situation: PIA
4.2. The city of Paris’s urban challenges
4.3. Governance of Paris’s Smart City strategy
4.4. Local connectivity and data
4.5. Snapshot of projects that are representative of Paris’s commitment to building a Smart City
4.6. Three remarkable smart city projects in Paris
4.7. Paris: smart city maturity assessment matrix

5. Madrid
5.1. National situation: Smart Cities in Spain
5.2. The city of Madrid’s urban challenges
5.3. Governance of Madrid’s Smart City strategy
5.4. Local connectivity and data
5.5. Snapshot of projects that are representative of Madrid’s commitment to building a Smart City
5.6. Three remarkable smart city projects in Madrid
5.7. Madrid: smart city maturity assessment matrix

6. Prague
6.1. National situation: Smart Cities in Czech Republic
6.2. The city of Prague’s urban challenges
6.3. Governance of Prague’s Smart City strategy
6.4. Local connectivity and data
6.5. Snapshot of projects that are representative of Prague’s commitment to building a Smart City
6.6. Three remarkable smart city projects in Prague
6.7. Prague: smart city maturity assessment matrix

7. Budapest
7.1. National situation: smart cities in Hungary
7.2. The city of Budapest’s urban challenges
7.3. Governance of Budapest’s Smart City strategy
7.4. Local connectivity and data
7.5. Snapshot of projects that are representative of Budapest’s commitment to building a Smart City
7.6. Three remarkable smart city projects in Budapest
7.7. Budapest: smart city maturity assessment matrix

List of tables and figures

List of tables and figures

2. Introduction and methodology
• The 32 metropolitan areas from IDATE DigiWorld’s smart city database
• Snapshot of the different fields covered by Smart City
• Smart City maturity assessment matrix

3. London
• Main Smart Cities in the UK
• Governance structure of the London Smart City strategy
• London Smart City maturity assessment matrix

4. Paris
• Main Smart Cities in France
• Structure of the governance of Paris’s Smart City strategy
• Paris Smart City maturity assessment matrix

5. Madrid
• Main Smart Cities in Spain
• Madrid Smart City maturity assessment matrix

6. Prague
• Main Smart Cities in the Czech Republic
• Structure of the governance of Prague’s Smart City strategy
• Prague Smart City maturity assessment matrix

7. Budapest
• Main Smart Cities in Hungary
• Structure of the governance of Budapest’s Smart City strategy
• Budapest Smart City maturity assessment matrix

Geographic area

Europe
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • Hungary
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Other details

  • Reference: M19720MRA
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: French, English
  • Tags: Smart City

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