13th April 2016

Morgenstadt City Lab project suggests measures to smartify Prague's governance, research&innovation, mobility, space, energy

The Frauenhofer institute presented results of an in-depth analysis of Prague within the Morgenstadt (City of the future) City Lab project. Based on the analysis of over 120 indicators and more than 80 action felds in Prague, it is suggested to base the strategy for a smart and sustainable development of Prague on three main levels: Governance, Socio/Economic Strategy, Technologies & Infrastructure. These include a set of high-priority measures:

Leadership System & Governance: Vision and measurable goals for Prague 2050 | Cross-sectoral management unit within Prague City Hall | Smart City Innovation Fund

Energy & Buildings: Energy atla | Lighthouse energetic refurbishment of public buildings | Virtual power plant

Space, Planning & Mobility: Innovation district | Network of multimodal transportation hubs | Sustainable redevelopment of Venceslav Square

Digital & Creative Prague: Smartifcation of the historic city centre | Smart City think tank | Open Data platform with analytics centre + new value added services

Read executive summary of the analysis in English here.

"In Prague, we are not experiencing any acute problems and that is why we do not feel the need to work hard on ourselves. It would be a pity if Prague missed the train in the end, when compared with other European cities", Head of the Prague Institute fot Planning and Development Petr Hlaváček said. More details in Czech are available here.

Click also on the survey Prague's development strategy by the Deloitte advisory.





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