Smart City Works News & Events
The nation’s largest statewide public transit agency joins as an agency member of Smart City Works Venture Studio to continue to pursue proven innovation methods and best practices for using technology in delivering safe, affordable quality transportation to its customers.
Smart City Works Venture Studio today announced the creation of their Board of Advisors, headed up by renowned industry veteran Tim McManus. Tim has been a Senior Advisor to McKinsey and Company and a consultant and advisor to government agencies and companies involved in the planning, development, and delivery of major infrastructure, urban development and sports projects and capital programs, developing growth strategies, enterprise risk management plans, organizational restructuring, and adoption of innovation strategies.
Smart City Works Labs and Rocket Wagon Venture Studios Announces the Smart City Works Venture Studio
Rocket Wagon Venture Studios and Smart City Works Labs today announced the formation of the Smart City Works Venture Studio, a new entity operated by Rocket Wagon Venture Studios in collaboration with Smart City Works Labs, specifically designed to enable startups focused on construction and the physical & digital infrastructure market to get to commercialization faster, and with a higher probability of success.
EVENT: The first annual Smart City Challenge — a month-long hacking event and pitch competition — was held to find solutions for the toughest challenges in housing, transportation, health, broadband, energy, water infrastructure, and public safety.
Smart City Works Leads First-of-its-Kind Safer Building/Smarter Building Technology Deployment at EagleBank Arena
Collaboration with U.S. Department of Homeland Security, CIT and George Mason University created an operational test facility for first responders to train and generate valuable research.
Startups specializing in smart-city tech, ‘internet of things’ and solving urban challenges can now apply for Winter 2019-2020 Business Actuation Program.
Smart City Works was named as one of a dozen top smart city accelerators operating globally by SmartMyCity, a Singapore-based technology hub that serves a global audience with news and information about smart cities development.
Smart City Works is proud to congratulate five portfolio companies named to the BuiltWorlds 2019 Infrastructure Tech 50 list.
David Heyman, co-founder of Smart City Works and former Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will address economic development issues at the Smart Cities Week conference in Washington Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.
Smart City Works and Refraction won a $750,000 federal grant to develop a regional smart infrastructure innovation program for Northern Virginia.
Smart City Works announced their first semi-annual Demo Day, which is being held January 31, 2019 at the Virginia Tech Research Center.
Smart City Works will help the Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities initiative, an organization dedicated to helping cities around the world become stronger.