Milan SmartUps, 2020

Milano Smart City

Smart City Milan, awarded 2019 Wellbeing City by NewCities, is considered a pioneering examples of  promoting a sharing economy.  Milan emphasises social innovation as a means of creating social and economic value from
its sharing initiatives, including shared use of spaces, creativity, transport, gardens and technology. A sharing advisory panel was established: city council departments for mobility, culture, sport, planning, and employment work together to identify and design social innovation activities. All dimensions of the sharing economy framework are in place in Milan. For example, technologically it is the most wired city in Europe, with Free-WiFi from over 600 access points. It has a growing emobility sector and offers electric vehicle sharing. Economically, the City Council promotes entrepreneurship and offers a co-working register and vouchers to incentivise the use of collaborative working spaces. Many underused spaces have been opened up for the startup ecosystem. Our Top30:

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Congrats to our Top30 SmartUps: Talent Garden MotorK Satispay Bending Spoons ProntoPro Artemest Empatica Prima Assicurazioni BOOM Image Studio Credimi MainStreaming Supermercato24 Italianway Spa Milkman Tannico UALA Tinaba Homepal.it Genenta Science Smartika Spa BRANDON GROUP Yolo – On Demand Insurance Epic SIM xFarm TeiaCare Neodata Group Biorfarm Next 14 Glass to Power SCLAK

Sources:

  • https://www.smartbuildingitalia.it/en/smart-city-conference/
  • https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/assa/2019/12/20/milano-smart-city-from-above-below-and-beyond/
  • https://labgov.city/theurbanmedialab/milan-an-italian-smart-city-for-expo2015/
  • https://www.wantedinmilan.com/news/milan-crowned-top-city-for-wellbeing.html