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New Smart City Funding Opportunities Ahead with US Ignite & Knight Foundation

US Ignite has announced a new project to help cities better access federal funding opportunities that advance technology-focused urban development. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is investing $211,000 in the project. The effort will include the development of an easy-to-use online database of information, tools, and best practices, accessible for free to all. The program will also offer curated workshops and targeted technical assistance.

Categories: Smart City, US Ignite

Round Two: Newest "Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research" RFP Now Available

The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) Project Office (PPO), led by US Ignite, Inc. and Northeastern University, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a consortium of 28 companies and industry associations, has released a second Request for Proposals (RFP) to design, deploy, and operate a set of platforms for advancing next-generation wireless research across the United States.

Categories: Advanced Wireless, NSF Funded, Smart City, US Ignite

Seeking San Diego “Partner for Innovation”

US Ignite is a nonprofit that spurs the creation of next-generation applications and services that leverage advanced networking technologies to build the foundation for smart communities. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), US Ignite’s Smart Gigabit Communities program is a network of 25 communities, each committed to accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation, gigabit applications and services for public benefit and to drive local innovation economies.