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Launch of Smart City Index 2020 by IMD and SUTD

The Institute for Management Development (IMD), in collaboration with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), has released the 2020 Smart City Index, with key findings on how technology is playing a role in the COVID-19 era in a way that is likely to remain. 

With real-time supply-demand data insight, PAIR mobile app helped 25% of taxis in Chengdu boost income by more than 8%

At the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, the Smart Cities Lab looks at tools that build smart government, businesses, and communities, and scales these smart tools across a network of smart cities for greater impact. Over the past few years, Dr Andy Zheng (Adjunct Fellow) and Poon King Wang (Director) have partnered the use of PAIR Taxi big data insight platform to empower workers in the taxi industry.

Staff Achievement: Thijs Willems

Congratulations to Thijs Willems, Research Fellow from Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities for winning the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation Research Prize in the field of the humanities and the social sciences.

Axiom Business Book Awards 2020 – Sixteen Shades of Smart

Sixteen Shades of Smart, a book published by Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) at SUTD together with IMD Business School, was awarded the bronze medal under the Business Intelligence/Innovation category at the Axiom Business Book Awards 2020.

Designing Our Age-friendly City Exhibition

Discover how our built environment can better support ageing at the latest URA Urban Lab exhibition, Designing Our Age-friendly City, 17 Oct – 31 Dec 2019, URA Centre Atrium. The exhibition will feature a study led by LKYCIC on the Innovative Planning and Design of Age-friendly Neighbourhoods in Singapore.

Launch of Smart City Index by IMD and SUTD

The IMD World Competitiveness Centre’s Smart City Observatory, in partnership with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), are proud to present the first edition of the Smart City Index 2019 (SCI), which includes a global index of 102 cities.