In order to promote the growth of smart cities in the UK, 15 organisations from Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool and Southampton are visiting Taiwan and participating in the Smart City Summit & Expo 2016 organised by Taipei Computer Association from 22 to 25 March.
During the 4-day Expo, the UK Pavilion inside the Nangang Exhibition Hall of Taipei World Trade Centre is showcasing UK’s cutting edge technologies and services that make cities better places in which to live, invest and grow. A UK forum on smart cities will take place tomorrow (23rd) afternoon introducing Bristol as the European Green Capital and highlighting the strategic smart city initiatives pioneered by Bristol that makes it the leading smart and liveable city in the UK. At the UK forum experts from Manchester, Liverpool and Southampton will also share their insights and expertise on how to transform a city through citizen engagement and data management and how semiconductor radios can advance the Internet of Things (IOT).
Among the 15 organisations visiting Taiwan are 5 academic researchers from University of Bristol, University of West of England and Liverpool John Moores University. They will share with the summit participants and local audience their leading research in high performance networks, big data, cyber security, smart health and IoT.
In recent years, UK government and businesses have concentrated on innovation for urban life in cities. This has prompted many research projects and pioneering ventures. The UK is delighted to be able to share its experience and findings with Taiwan to enhance future collaboration.
Please visit UK pavilion at booth K1115A inside the Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei World Trade Centre, we can arrange one on one meeting with UK companies.