Global Smart City Initiative

Morgenstadt Global Smart Cities - Global Approach, Local Solutions

The project "Morgenstadt Global Smart Cities - global approach, local solutions", funded by the Federal Minestry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) in Germany as part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI), supports model cities in India, Mexico and Peru in the development and implementation of sustainable transformation processes.

In the pilot cities of Kochi (India), Saltillo (Mexico) and Piura (Peru), replicable and affordable strategies (so-called roadmaps) are being developed to reduce greenhouse gases, strengthen resilience to climate change impacts and improve the quality of life of citizens.

The Global Smart City Initiative has access to international expertise, solutions and tools from the Morgenstadt network, other partner cities and other partner companies.

The pilot cities thus benefit from the comprehensive expertise, which is adapted to local conditions with the help of the Morgenstadt tools.

With their science-based analysis methods, the City Labs are the core of Morgenstadt tools. A comprehensive city analysis serves to identify opportunities and risks as well as to develop innovative, financially viable and replicable solutions to initiate a sustainable transformation process of the pilot site.

In cooperation with local partners, the transfer of knowledge is promoted as well as the exchange within the Morgenstadt Innovation Network and other actors from science, industry and administration.

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