Smart City Institute Japan (SCI-J)

Smart City Institute Japan (SCI-J) 262 193 WeGO


Smart City Institute Japan (SCI-J)

Japan

Established 2019

The Smart City Institute Japan (SCI-Japan) has been established as a not-for-profit organization by Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. and Nikkei, Inc. SCI-J aims to provide a membership program for public, private, and social sector organizations engaged in the development of smart cities in Japan. SCI-J conducts in-depth quality research report on the world’s leading smart cites through close collaboration with major universities and research institutions around the globe. To promote best practices of smart cities and encourage further enrichment of new smart city ideas, SCI-J grants annual awards to local governments, companies, startups, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals who significantly contribute to advancement of smart cities in Japan. As a way of developing young leaders dedicated to smart city development, SCI-J also introduces smart city research challenge contests for undergraduate and graduate students in collaboration with members and sponsors.


Smart City Institute Japan (SCI-J)

Japan

Established 2019

The Smart City Institute Japan (SCI-Japan) has been established as a not-for-profit organization by Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. and Nikkei, Inc. SCI-J aims to provide a membership program for public, private, and social sector organizations engaged in the development of smart cities in Japan. SCI-J conducts in-depth quality research report on the world’s leading smart cites through close collaboration with major universities and research institutions around the globe. To promote best practices of smart cities and encourage further enrichment of new smart city ideas, SCI-J grants annual awards to local governments, companies, startups, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals who significantly contribute to advancement of smart cities in Japan. As a way of developing young leaders dedicated to smart city development, SCI-J also introduces smart city research challenge contests for undergraduate and graduate students in collaboration with members and sponsors.

TYPE OF ACTIVITIES

Committees & Forums
Conferences & Seminars for knowledge sharing
Publications
Networking Events

HISTORY WITH WEGO

  • 2018 ECCK-SMG-WeGO Study Visit

Abuja, Nigeria

Established 2017

African Smart Cities Innovation Foundation (ASCIF) is a non-governmental organization with registration in Nigeria with aims and objectives of bridging the gap between the government, civil society and private sector in community and cities infrastructural developments in Nigeria and across the African continent through innovative and technological inputs.