The Memeza Home Community Alarm is a cost-effective public alarm system designed for low-income communities, that leverages advanced communication technologies for rapid response to incidents. It aims to bridge the gap between communities vulnerable to crime, and the police services that serve them.
The What Works Network is a new initiative to improve the use of high quality evidence when government makes decisions about public services. It is one of the first times any government has prioritised evidence to inform policy and practice through a national approach.
A multi level interdiscipline municipality model was created in order to improve the level of service and treatment provided to the targeted population. The aim of the model is to reduce the time of the homelessness of the young adults at risk and speed the transfer from "reaching out" and detection to treatment and rehabilitation.
The purpose of this app is to alert citizens, especially the ones with health problems, about the current and near-future conditions at their current location. This app is linked to complex algorithms developed by scientists at Masdar Institute using real-time satellite data and weather forecasting models. This app issue warnings on air quality and dust concentration to the public and especially to asthma-effected population. Real-time data is updated each 15 min.
SIMPLEX+ is a collaborative and nationwide simplification program launched by the Portuguese government to co-create new online public services, optimize existing ones and de-bureaucratize the relationship between public institutions and civil society.
Forest fires affect many parts of Southeast Asia, resulting in extensive environmental destruction, health problems, school closures and transport cancellations. Haze Gazer is a web‐based decision support system for disaster management authorities which harnesses multiple sources of data to provide insights on haze disaster dynamics.
City of Things initiative is an open innovation environment where different actors are gathered within a unique innovation infrastructure and research service in which new technologies (with a focus on Internet Of Things) are being explored, shaped and tested in a citywide living lab setting. Hundreds of smart sensors and wireless gateways positioned at carefully selected locations across streets and buildings will transform the city of Antwerp into a true living lab for the IoT.
As part of the strategy about bringing schools into the digital era, 72 middle schools (pupils from age 11 to 15 years) have been selected to receive support for integrating digital technology into their teaching and the school administration. These 72 pilot “collèges connectés” are meant to be innovation and change leaders.
The South Saskatchewan River Basin Adaptation to Climate Variability Project (SSRB Adaptation Project) brought together those who know the region’s water systems best to look for opportunities to further enhance the resiliency of the Bow and Oldman-South Saskatchewan river basins in southern Alberta.
The Republic of Estonia is the first country to offer e-Residency— a transnational digital identity available to everyone in the world interested in managing a location-independent business. E-Residency enables secure and convenient digital services that facilitate credibility and trust online.