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Smart infrastructure challenge announces winners of $50 million in seed funding

StateScoop — Four development teams have taken home top prizes in a competition for advanced infrastructure proposals, each securing up to $10 million in investment capital.

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Meet the finalists of the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge!

The inaugural Smart Infrastructure Challenge received submissions from 69 regional teams proposing 89 projects. 30 projects from 23 teams have qualified for the finals set to take place at the Smart Regions Conference on October 25th and 26th.

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Colorado Smart Cities Alliance Receives Grant to Create Colorado Open Lab Supporting Smart Cities Development

The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance will partner with Arrow Electronics Inc. to create the new Colorado Open Lab – a large-scale showcase and innovation lab dedicated to fast-track development of Smart Cities and Smart Regions throughout the state of Colorado.

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What does it take to build a smart state?

Building smart cities and communities requires interdisciplinary, interagency and multi-jurisdictional coordination. It also requires smart public-private-partnerships, new business and procurement models and collaborative co-creation through applied research and innovation.

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JPMC's $500M AdvancingCities Initiative seeks to drive inclusive growth in communities around the world

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.

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Building Community Resilience during Hurricane Season (Capitol Hill Event, 9/25/18)

With increased amounts of data to improve decision-making, communities have new tools to plan and respond to natural disasters, like hurricanes. The Department of Homeland Security and Congressional Smart Cities Caucus want to work with you to develop and integrate cutting-edge technologies to build resilience capacity for your hometown. 

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7 things to expect at the Smart Regions Conference

New to the conference this year are Shark Tank-style pitches featuring regional teams of public and private partners competing in the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge.

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Outposts for Community Resilience — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

This project seeks to identify how to optimize the use of facilities and USPS’ core service platform to address community need and pair innovative facility reuse, integrated smart city technology and community resilience utilizing the City of Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania as a laboratory for scaling solutions nationally.

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Greater PHX Smart Region — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

The Greater PHX Smart Region - in collaboration with Arizona State University (ASU), Trane, and other industry partners - seeks to leverage Smart Water technologies that enable leak detection.

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Discover 25 smart and connected projects from around the country

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.

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Elysian Fiber Ohio — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

Elysian Fiber’s public/private project will focus on the development of a fiber optic backbone and fiber optic connections to community residents and key economic and academic development sites.

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Colorado Springs Smart Team — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

In partnership with the local developers, Colorado Springs Utilities, the Downtown Partnership, and others, the City of Colorado Springs is working to transform Southwest Downtown into a technology-enabled smart district.

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Greater Cincinnati Smart Mobility Consortium — Smart Infrastructure Challenge

The University of Cincinnati is partnering with community, government, and industry leaders to build Innovation Districts and foster a thriving 21st century ecosystem centered around smart and sustainable mobility solutions in greater Cincinnati.

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