The City of Stockholm has progressive ongoing work to make the city more sustainable, innovative and including. It is a long-term project and a part of the City’s overall vision to to become the smartest city in the world by 2040.
A smart city is quite simply a city that utilizes digitalization and new technology to simplify and improve the life for residents, visitors, entrepreneurs and businesses. A city that offers its residents the highest quality of life and the best environment for business and development. In the smart city, new smart services are constantly created to make the city even better.
Smart cities are often developed through innovation or technological leaps that are born out of close cooperation between cities, industry, entrepreneurs and universities. The aim is to find new ways and digital solutions to meet societal challenges and ensure tomorrow’s welfare system for citizens.
Stockholm City participates in several innovation partnerships in digitalization including Digital Demo Stockholm (DDS), which aims to find new ways and digital solutions to meet clear societal challenges and ensure tomorrow’s welfare system for citizens. Innovation and sustainable development are the key concepts in the cooperation which includes The City of Stockholm, Stockholm County Council, Royal Institute of Technology and world-leading corporations ABB, Ericsson, Scania, Skanska, Telia and Vattenfall. Innovation and cooperation will make Stockholm the smartest and most connected city in the world.