D7.04 Lighthouse Cities Start-Up Smart City Challenge Report and Lessons Learned

Fraunhofer IAO, KONE Corporation, City of Leipzig

Deliverable 7.4 summarises the best practices drawn from the launched start-up smart city challenges in the LHCs. This deliverable will contribute to an easier engagement of local smart city business ecosystems in co-designing and co-creating their sustainable future through offering of innovative services. FHG collaborates with the LHCs to document the process, development, and implementation of each individual start-up smart city challenge, and provides a comprehensive description of goals, selected scope and themes, vision, expected results, policy and financial frameworks, format and timelines, selection criteria, participants, piloting implementation, obstacles and strengths, as well as of the dialogue and exchange between the two LHCs.