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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

US Ignite Smart City Online Platform Request for Proposals (RFP)

US Ignite seeks a partner to provide updated modules to its current online platform that combines best-in-class smart city data, applications, and modeling tools rapidly accelerate adoption of smart city technologies. US Ignite is soliciting bids from all interested parties, including consulting firms or other professionals, for a 12-month contract – the term of the contract will begin July 1, 2018 and end June 30, 2019.

Categories: Applications, Big Data, City Applications, Smart City, US Ignite