IBM has selected 24 cities worldwide to receive IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grants. The grants provide the cities with access to IBM experts who will analyse and recommend ways in which the communities can become even better place in which to live, work and play.
The selected cities include Antofagasta, Chile; Boulder, Colorado; Bucharest, Romania; Chengdu, China; and Chiang Mai, Thailand.
The IBM Smarter Cities Challenge is a competitive grant program awarding a total of $50 million worth of technology and services to 100 municipalities worldwide over the next three years. Teams of specially selected IBM experts will provide city leaders with analysis and recommendations to support successful growth, better delivery of municipal services, more citizen engagement, and improved efficiency.
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