With an exceptional participation rate (53% of Walloon municipalities), this 3rd barometer of Smart Cities in Wallonia reveals that despite a consolidation of the dynamic, implementation still seems difficult for our municipalities.
At the end of the year 2020, a new contribution has been added to our "Smart City" toolbox for territorial actors: the Smart Project Management Model (SPMM)
A new academic year means a new seminar on "sustainability & smart territories". Through this course, our team mobilises each year nearly 70 students from Master 2 at HEC Liège, to respond to concrete challenges encountered by our municipalities.
On 16 September 2020, on the occasion of European Mobility Week, the Smart City Institute presents its latest Smart City Practical Guide, dedicated this year to sustainable and smart mobility.
Good news! To meet your expectations and the current context, our continuing education in Smart Cities Management is switched this year to a 100% ONLINE format!
92% of Walloon municipalities have developed solutions to overcome the problems caused by Covid-19. This is confirmed by our latest exploratory study, conducted last June.
Discover now the results of the 3rd Belgian quantitative study dedicated to smart and sustainable cities! The Smart City Institute is pleased to unveil the key figures of the study for all Belgian municipalities.
February 2020 : The Smart City Institute (SCI) publishes a new report on the evaluation of Smart City projects in Wallonia. The institute conducted a survey of 25 of them: Do they evaluate their Smart City projects?
In parallel to the scientific research missions it carries out, the Smart City Institute is also the academic referent of the Walloon Region within the framework of the Smart Region strategy.
Did you know that as a partner in the GROOF project, the Smart City Institute contributes to the construction of urban agriculture projects ? Discover the 10 projects selected and coached (Belgian/French/Luxembourg) by the GROOF team.
From September to October 2019, nearly 60 students of 2nd Master's degree at HEC Liège collaborated with the municipalities of Crisnée, Hotton, Marche-en-Famenne & Wavre in the framework of a optional course in "Sustainabilty & Smart Territories".
In July 2018, one of Europe's largest rooftop greenhouses (UF002 De Schilde (UF), led by Urban Farmers) went bankrupt. What are the main reasons for this bankruptcy? What lessons can be learned from it?