The development of the Master in Smart Cities and Buildings has enabled us to collaborate in some of the most internationally advanced projects that are currently being developed around the world.
At the most recent AI Over Everything congress, Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, Dubai’s Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, presented the government’s plans to promote an economy based on AI and on the sustainable and intelligent growth of a city like Dubai.
Abu Dhabi, developed the Masdar Institute; a benchmark “smart” university campus. In conjunction with the Petroleum Institute and the Khalifa University, they have become international benchmarks.
The University of Salamanca approves the first Master’s Degree in Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings. This degree is one of the 14 Masters organised by the BISITE Group and it is an excellent opportunity to train professionals from all over the world, as it will be available in both English and Spanish and in online and blended learning modes.
The concept of an intelligent, connected and sustainable city is becoming more advanced, according to the Smart City Index 2019. Cities like Singapore, Zurich, Oslo and in Spain; Bilbao, Madrid or Barcelona are within the ranking that evaluates the level of development and strategies for better energy efficiency, mobility or environmental impact. The main aim of a smart city is to contribute to a better quality of life of all its inhabitants.
This week we participated in the Qatar IT Conference, which focused on Smart Cities. Qatar is undergoing continuous urban transformation and is now preparing for the organization of the World Cup, which is going to take place very soon!
Qatar is all set for its World Cup matches. Its stadiums are nearly ready and so are the communication infrastructures and the metro. Many Spanish companies and many Spaniards are involved in these preparations.
Thanks to technology cities are becoming more efficient and sustainable, providing citizens with greater comfort. Numerous IoT platforms are being developed to deliver services to large cities, facilitating access to data collected by sensors through databases, specialised websites, etc.