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Lithuania is partner country of Smart Country Convention 2019

August 12, 2019 - Going to the authorities online and setting up a business in three days - that works in Lithuania. As one of the pioneers of digitisation, Lithuania is this year the official partner country of the Smart Country Convention. From 22 to 24 October 2019, the country will show innovative digital applications for administrations, public companies and the digitisation of cities, municipalities and rural districts in the CityCube Berlin.


Scale Up for a Real Smart Future

August 08, 2019 - From 23-24 October, the 7th FIWARE Global Summit is heading to the dynamic city of Berlin (Germany). The Summit, co-hosted with the Smart Country Convention, will be a joint effort, combining the strengths of both events, which will attract a total of 10,000 guests, of whom at least 1,000 will also be joining the FIWARE Global Summit.


Innovators wanted for the public sector

July 25, 2018 - Numerous startups are driving the digital transformation forward in cities, communities and the public sector in order to make our lives easier, modern and more efficient. The new Smart Country Startup Awards have been created to support their efforts. Startups are invited to apply no later than 30 September. read

Denmark is partner country of the Smart Country Convention

July 04, 2018 - Be it digitally connected citizens’ service centres, electronic medical reports, internet tax declarations or gigabit networks, Denmark has become a pioneer in many areas of digitalisation. The EU’s Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) puts Denmark top of the list of 28 EU countries. read

These are our first speakers

May 30, 2018 - Top-class speakers from administrations, politics, digital economy and science share their expert knowledge, experiences gained from implemented projects, best practices and new ideas. read

Federal Ministry of the Interior assumes sponsorship of Smart Country Convention

April 26, 2018 - The Smart Country Convention has gained another powerful partner. The Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community will take over its sponsorship. Federal Minister Horst Seehofer states ... read