Global urbanization requires new methods for urban planning and the implementation of innovative solutions for improving infrastructure. Effective and innovative solutions will be a prerequisite for increasing the competitiveness of cities in the global economy. An intelligent city concept and solutions are playing an increasingly important role in this context.
In order to ensure the development and implementation of innovative urban solutions in Latvia, promoting continuous improvement of the living environment of the population and increasing the competitiveness of local entrepreneurs, Institute of Physical Energetics and Smart City Clusters 31 January 2018 was signed the Memorandum of Cooperation for the promotion of smart city solutions in Latvia.
The aim of the cooperation is to promote the development and implementation of innovative smart city solutions in Latvia, providing a successful example of further transfer to other cities of Latvia, as well as promoting them internationally and strengthening further exports.