Developing drones for the distribution of products and services in an urban environment presents a complex challenge that demands new airspace infrastructure. How will they be allowed to move, and how can they be integrated into the social structure? What are the possibilities and limitations for creating new, large-scale and secure infrastructure? To explore how […]
One sunny April morning in Kista about 30 people gathered deep inside Time Building in Kista to innovate the Smart Bus Stop. Interested in what conclusions we arrived at?
Is social media good or bad? Black or white? Our salvation or our doom?
Thanks to the relationship between THINGS and Urban ICT Arena, Åke and I got to experience Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona! It was actually Magnus Melander and his super cool team that incorporated us into their already excellent Swedish IoT SMSE. Check out the story!
During Urban ICT Arena Summit 2017, I realized how much we all have accomplished and it really moved me. We have reached over 60 projects, 40 partners and more than 20 start-ups. In short, success.
OK so you are interested in our Not Boring method? Here we go!
Hey, we are planning some things for 2018 around the concept of the Automagic City. And as a start we have written a manifesto for the Automagic City.
Check it out!
This week I would like to highlight one of our startups in Urban ICT Arena – Asteria. A FinTech company that has developed an engine that scans for cash flow improvements!
With the aim to create a certification program for different types of entities managing data generated by individuals!
This week I would like to highlight Anders Broberg – an ambitious, driven and thoughtful individual. Anders shares our love for a smart and connected city!
When everything is changing, moving and disrupting my existence, practicing yoga helps me cope with it all!
Who are the women disrupting, innovating and shaping the future of the UAS industry? Meet Helena Samsioe!
Rethinking logistics is a crucial factor for increasing the prerequisites for inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable urban design. This summer two students from Umeå Institute of Design, started a project for the strategic design group at Ericsson research.
Last summer I started to play Pokémon Go and got totally hooked, as y’all probably already know. Read about my experiences during the first year and find out why I think Niantic has accomplished something new and important that we should all learn from. /PGO 38 Mystic
To all startups out there within smart transportation, CyberSecurity IoT and digitalizing SMEs: Ericsson Garage is challanging y’all with great rewards. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity and apply during the summer, between 24/7-23/8.
We work towards digital sustainability goals in Urban ICT Arena. Every project run in the open testbed has to be related to them. Though, there is no requirement that they all are fulfilled – yet. 🙂
Our extensive Vinnova application Open Innovation for Industry has been granted and now nine innovation projects are starting up in open testbed Urban ICT Arena. The long-term goal of the project is to increase innovation collaboration between large and small companies, paving the way for Swedish industry to be in the digital forefront and to create new jobs in growing companies.
The 16th of May there is RISE Innovation Day in Gothenburg! I am fortunate enough to have gotten a slot and present Urban ICT Arena there. My main message in this context is that digitalization is 15 % about tech and 85 % about organization and mindset.
I had the opportunity to go to Cambridge and meet the people working within HIGHER. There I had an epiphany! Or a #NotBoring picture in my head that I would like to share.
Around 30 people, from industry, academia and the public sector, met up in the NOD Building in Kista Science City on 28th March. The purpose was to jointly create an embryo of a Digital Strategy for Smart and Connected Archives in one day. The workshop was led by me, Petra Dalunde, COO of Urban ICT Arena.