Smart City Index


Project Overview

Smart cities leverage upon the optimal use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in order to fuel economic growth and achieve a high quality of life. Given the fast economic growth, ICT development and urbanization process in Asia, it is important to evaluate the competitiveness and performance of Asian cities accounting not nerely the infrastructure of the cities but also the social and intelligent capital.
This project aims to constructing a comprehensive Smart City Index adapted for Asia, which can be used by various stakeholders to objectively assess and evaluate the potential of a city for smart transformation. A scientific and systematic ranking scheme will be developed to assess and avaluate Asian urban cities' smartness and/or potential ability of smart transformation.