The Smart Rural Community® Collaboration Challenge is an opportunity for rural broadband providers to obtain up to $5,000 to deploy broadband-enabled solutions for community-oriented initiatives, including economic development, education, health care and public safety.
There are not yet hundreds and thousands of use cases to prove best-practices in smart cities. As we continue integrating new tech and policies into our government systems and infrastructure, we MUST prioritize an integrated and applied research agenda in order to make smart cities scientific.
The United States Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center (USCG RDC) in conjunction with the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is seeking new concepts for a solution that helps make people lost in the water easier to find and rescue. The best concepts will be effective, affordable, and hold the potential for wide adoption by recreational mariners and boaters.
Projects that promote regional economic development can capitalize upon the unique strengths of specific rural areas. USDA Rural Development helps finance these projects by helping applicants overcome multi-jurisdictional challenges and by helping leverage federal, state, local or private funding.
The OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) encourages innovators from around the world to submit innovative practices to fuel research on innovation trends and to inspire others to work in new and creative ways.
The AdvancingCities Challenge will make investments of up to $3 million in cities to support creative, collaborative and sustainable solutions that address cross-cutting challenges to help more people benefit from a growing economy.
Supported by a coalition of regional cities, utilities, universities, and startup organizations, Pipeline H2O is looking for companies working on water technologies that solve various aspects of the world’s water issues such as infrastructure improvements, water reuse, wastewater treatment and monitoring.
On Friday, September 14th, Rep. Yvette D. Clarke will host her panel entitled "Smart Cities and You Part II: A Movement for Inclusion to Seize 21st Century Opportunities" during CBCF's 48th Annual Legislative Conference.
Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is hosting listening sessions to solicit feedback on a plan to increase access to capital in rural areas by streamlining regulations for four Rural Development loan guarantee programs.
The state of Indiana will invest $100 million to develop high-speed internet access in its sparsely populated counties. The announcement comes on the heels of new research showing the state could gain $12 billion in economic benefits from rural broadband service.
The NG911 Advancement Act provides new funding for grants to be used for the implementation and operation of 911 services; Those who intend to apply for a grant must submit their initial application package, including identification of a designated 911 coordinator and the required certification by September 10, 2018.
Join venture capitalists, private equity groups, enterprise innovation groups, institutional accelerators, commercialization programs, startups and more public and private sector stakeholders in exploring firsthand the advanced technologies and emerging innovations moving the smart cities market forward.
The objective of Science and Technology for Autonomous Teammates (STAT) program is to develop and demonstrate autonomy technologies that will enable various AF mission sets and the Air Force to operate inside of the enemy’s decision loop.
The intent of the SWA for TBTC is through system-wide analysis to encourage economic development and enhance the quality of life, by identifying, developing, and strengthening transit opportunities’ and resources in rural and urban Oneida County.
The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is seeking guidance on developing a methodology for determining suitability of transit priority bus lanes or other corridor treatments in the CAMPO area, and a priority list of recommended application of these treatments.
The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is seeking a consultant/team to analyze and recommend strategies for developing a more robust public transportation and mobility system in the SACOG region, given current disruptions and advances in technology.
Has your government agency, business, or organization been crafting success stories across cities and regions by leveraging smart technologies, policies, and strategies? Is your group interested in creating new or accelerating existing smart cities projects?
Are you ready to support emergency responder’s and city planners with accelerating tech development and building a culture of cross-sector preparedness? Venture Smarter, DHS S&T and FEMA are proposing to do just that, but we need your support! Vote to send our panel, Mobilizing Cross-Sector Innovation to Save Lives, to South by Southwest (SXSW) 2019.
The Foundation for Rural Service is accepting grant applications from rural communities to support business and community development, education, and telecommunications. Priority is given to projects in broadband development.
The first 25 teams to submit their initial response for the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge are receiving support from Venture Smarter to prepare presentations, match with teaming partners, and explore the opportunities and challenges presented by smart - or IoT enabled - infrastructure and development.
The Monongalia County Planning Commission, (MCPC), West Virginia is requesting proposals from qualified consultants for professional services in the preparation of the final draft of the subdivision regulations and land development ordinance leading to their adoption by the County Commission.