[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Building Data Ecosystems to Unlock the Value of Big Data in Liverpool City Region [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] This is a guest post, written and provided by: Mark Boyle, Sue Jarvis, and Alex Singleton -...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]PRESS RELEASE: WASHINGTON, DC — JANUARY 14, 2020 — The organization will deepen its work with universities, local governments, and stakeholders in the civic ecosystem. 35 partnerships between universities and local governments in the U.S., U.K., and Canada have reaffirmed their...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]MetroLab officially crosses the Atlantic to welcome our first three UK members. We’re delighted to be joined by: University of Bristol and the City of Bristol (England, United Kingdom) University of Glasgow and the City of Glasgow (Scotland,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]MetroLab officially heads across the border to welcome our first Canadian members: the University of Alberta and the City of Edmonton. [caption id="attachment_8001" align="alignleft" width="500"] View of the University of Alberta[/caption] We look forward to working with our new Canadian...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today’s cities and communities are rapidly transforming, thanks to always-on data flows and the proliferation of innovative technologies. MetroLab has always believed that collaboration between local governments, universities, and other stakeholders is necessary to ensure that this transformation...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The City of San Antonio (COSA) and UTSA have become members of MetroLab Network, increasing our official count to 45 cities, 6 counties and 61 universities. Led by COSA’s Office of Innovation and UTSA, MetroLab team members will address...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Quick Actions lead to Long Term Change Apply by April 17 for grants focused on Smart Cities, transportation, housing or public spacess by Jean Setzfand, Senior Vice President for Programs, AARP Communities are learning laboratories where local leaders are working...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="50px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We're pleased to announce the latest members to join the MetroLab fold: George Mason University and Fairfax County. With the addition of this new partnership, MetroLab now includes 44 cities,...

Georgia Tech Initiative Aims to Lift Communities with Smart Technology: Inaugural Grant Winners Selected for the Georgia Smart Communities Challenge By Kristi Kirkland, Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Institute of Technology   [caption id="attachment_4225" align="alignright" width="541"] Georgia Smart Communities Challenge announcement in Albany, GA[/caption] The Georgia Smart Communities...