Genova Smart City aims at re-conceiving the city, heading towards the realistic utopian model of a people-oriented urban environment. Such goals may be achieved by improving the quality of life in its whole, making the city more livable through smart service and information, smart use of resources and smart development of an overall sustainable economy.
The City of Genoa, like most relevant national and European metropolitan areas, is facing deep social, demographic and economic changes, which marked the recent past and gave rise to a growing demand for public participation by citizens.
The Municipality of Genoa consented in its policies to citizens’ requests for participation and involvement and identified the “Smart City” project as an innovative tool to rethink and promote development, shared actions and cohesion.
Liguria Region has for some time been engaged in economic planning and in identifying unified guidelines to give maximum impulse to innovation starting from the construction of new synergies between public and private sectors: engine that has allowed, in recent years, to continuous path of innovation through the identification of specific issues that make the development of the Region concrete.