Smart Cities

Three years ago, the National Institute of Standards and Technology teamed with US Ignite to launch the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) to encourage collaborations that use Internet of Things-based solutions to tackle large-scale problems that reduce quality of life. We have seen this effort grow each year as more and more companies and communities seek to participate, and new partners bring new opportunities.

As part of its Smart Cities Week celebrations, today the White House announced the award of our first funds to support the effort, with grants totaling $350,000 for projects in four U.S. communities that address air pollution, provide flood prediction and improve delivery of city services.

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White House Smart Cities Initiative

Global City Teams Challenge

Katie Easton