2022 Smart 50 Awards

Smart 50 Awards, in partnership with Smart Cities Connect and Smart Cities Connect Foundation annually recognize global smart cities projects, honoring the most innovative and influential work.

Strong applicants will represent innovative projects with current or future municipal-scale impact and application. Applications should clarify their connection with a municipal or municipal-similar partner such as a county, region, campus, installation, base, or facility complex.

A fee of $300 is due for each application submitted, invoiced via email once your submission is received by our team, to qualify your entry.

Finalists receive one (1) full registration waiver to Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo and two (2) Gala awards tickets.

Applications open November 18, 2021 through February 4, 2022 at 5 PM CT.

2021 Award Recipients:

  • Snow and Ice Command Program, Village of Schaumburg, Illinois
  • TikTak By Moovit On-Demand, Haifa, Israel
  • Project Aeolus, Tucson, Arizona
  • Starship Technologies – Fairfax City Partnership, Fairfax, Virginia
  • Road Paving Phase 2 With Roadbotics, Inc., Montgomery, Alabama
  • City of Virginia Beach Traffic Data-Sharing Partnership, Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • AI Road Quality Assessment, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • SALI, An Advanced Critical Aid System Establishing “Safe Zones” For Medical Response For The Benefit of Marburg, Germany, Marburg, Germany
  • ENDEAVRide: Taxi + Telemedicine For Vulnerable Populations In Small and Rural Communities, Nolanville, Texas
  • payit St.Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Virtual Desktop Environment Hosted In The Cloud, Corona, California
  • Connected Beyond The Classroom, San Antonio, Texas
  • How The Village of Bolingbrook Used Zencity’s Resident Feedback Data To Track and Increase Mask-Wearing Compliance, Bolingbrook, Illinois
  • City of Indianapolis: Dine Out Indy, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Building America’s Smartest City In Kansas City With RUBICONSmartCity™, Kansas City, Missouri
  • WSSC Water Main Replacement Program Planning, Laurel, Maryland
  • Salt Optimization with AI, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
  • City of Vaughan LED Streetlight Retrofit Project, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
  • CityDash: Unified City-Wide Geospatial AI, San Leandro, California
  • Smart Green Infrastructure Monitoring System Pilot, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  • Station of Being, Umeä, Sweden
  • Resilient Bay Area Virtual Power Plants, Alameda County, San Mateo County, and Santa Clara County, California
  • Chattanooga Regional Crash Prediction Model, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Early Detection Wildfire Imagining Network (EDWIN), Layton, South Salt Lake, Murray City, Woodland Hills, and Orem, Utah
  • Innovation In Advancing Community Health and Fighting COVID-19, Tempe, Arizona
  • Austin Energy Drives Electric Dealer Program, Austin, Texas
  • Quantum1Net, Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands, Spain
  • City of Jacksonville Smart Water Meter Infrastructure Project, Jacksonville, Texas
  • Digitalization of The Education Process In The Municipal Schools In Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Plan, Pay, and Ride Across Israel: Moovit’s First National MaaS Launch, In Partnership With Israel’s Ministry of Transportation, Israel
  • Smart Curbside Management Corridor, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • A Comprehensive Spatial Analysis and Onset Risk Prediction Platform For The COVID-19 Pandemic In Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • The Tai O Village Pedestrian Traffic Monitoring Project, Tai O Village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
  • First-Ever Smart Tree Monitoring Project Using Low-Power Wireless Network For Urban Forestry and Tree Management, Hong Kong
  • Velodyne Intelligent Infrastructure, Montreal, Kelowna, New Brunswick, Reno, Austin, Boca Raton
  • Pullman Police Department – Washington State University Research Fellowship Program, Pullman, Washington
  • Water Treatment State of Modernization Project, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Arlington Texas: On-Demand Public Transit With AV Integration, Arlington, Texas
  • Tenderloin Smart Waste and Community Identity Initiative, The Tenderloin, San Francisco, California
  • City of Miramar AMI Project, Miramar, Florida
  • City of Miramar Smart Building Energy Management Systems, Miramar, Florida
  • MicroNetwork For Citizen Surveillance of Air Quality In The Commune of Concón, Concón, Chile
  • ICA UTC Pedestrian Analysis Along The East M.L. King Boulevard Smart Corridor, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Gainesville Smart Water Network, Gainesville, Georiga
  • Hopewell’s Broadband Project, Hopewell, Virginia
  • Smart Wastewater Monitoring In Support of Environmental and Human Health, Saskatoon, Canada
  • The Small World AI Project, Tokyo, Japan
  • Carlsbad Economic Recovery and Revitalization Initiative, Carlsbad, California
  • Pivot App by Smart Columbus, Columbus, Ohio
  • Smart Columbus Smart Mobility Hubs, Columbus, Ohio

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