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Sustainable cities and communities: tackling urban challenges with smart city solutions

Sustainable cities and communities: tackling urban challenges with smart city solutions

Never before did so many people live in cities. As a consequence, the reality of urban life is becoming ever more complex. With this Sustainable Development Goal, the UN strives to create cities and communities that are inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. 

At imec we believe that smart city technologies such as IoT sensors, 5G networks and low-power radar sensing systems offer us the tools to meet some of these modern-day challenges of urban life.

We're developing, testing and validating these technologies in our City of Things program. And thanks to the Antwerp Smart Zone, we can try out these solutions in a real-life environment.

Through the Smart Flanders project, we support Flemish cities in unlocking and connecting their real-time data. After all, data is the main driver behind smart technologies that improve urban lives. We're currently researching such solutions through initiatives such as CityFlows, Bel-Air and Flooding.

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