2017-09-19
IBM and TUB take IoT on board Braga buses
Transportes Urbanos de Braga (TUB) and IBM Portugal are joining efforts to improve and customize the public transportation services of the Minho...
2017-09-11
What does it really mean to plan a city for people?
Planning cities is nothing new. We’ve been living together in urban centres for 7000 years and planning has been a constant ever since. For most...
2017-08-30
Azores seeks to unlock the potential of senior tourism
Tourism in Azores is growing fast. In order to take advantage of this trend, an island project is exploring ways to make of the senior’s stays in...
2017-01-03
Open Data may place governments at the centre of innovation
By 2019, smart cities projects and initiatives based on voluntary personal data sharing will benefit half of those living in large cities. Says the...
2016-09-12
The Urban Wins project studies the urban metabolism of Leiria
The challenge the Portuguese city of Leiria has accepted for the next three years is to study the consumption of resources and products and the way...
2015-12-01
E-HEALTH JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS
Despite the detailed information and risk-calculation tools they contain, smartphone apps focusing on HIV/AIDS are no substitute for a visit to the...
2015-09-22
CARPOOLING: HITCHING A RIDE TO WORK
What can companies do to cut costs, reduce their carbon footprint and strengthen the bonds between employees? The answer could be in the way workers...
2015-09-18
A ‘HOOVER’ FOR CARBON EMISSIONS
One of social design lab Studio Roosegaarde’s most recent projects - a seven meter tall tower capable of sucking carbon emissions from the air, and...