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Digital Assembly 2018

Prof. Rumen Nikolov - Vice-Chair of the Managing Board and Dimitar Hristov - CEO of the Cluster Sofia Knowledge City participated in the Digital Assembly 2018 that took place on 25 and 26 June in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event was co-organized by the European Commission and the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Digital Assembly is a major annual forum and gathered more than 1,500 stakeholders and high-level policymakers to debate the EU digital policy and the implications of recent technological developments. At the conference, Mariya Gabriel has - the Commissioner on Digital Economy and Society called for the full implementation of the Digital Single Market strategy by 2018.

Open innovation on focus

The representative of Cluster Sofia Knowledge City (CSKC) - Adelina Hristova - took part in two important events for the cluster in London on 25-26 April 2018: 1. Chief Innovation Officer Summit 2018 and 2. Оpen Innovation Summit 2018.

The events gathered business representatives, chief innovation officers, heads of innovation in large companies, and technology companies specializing in innovation management software and ideas generation in organizations, with discussions on how organizations can improve their innovation culture and approach to innovation.

Map of urban lighting

DAVID Holding, one of the companies initiators and members of the Cluster Sofia Knowledge City, has developed a tool (management support system) for the lighting of the city of Sofia.

This is a small but integral step towards the wider application of smart city technologies and digitization of the city. The system was developed between 2014 and 2015 based on Bentley Systems GIS software.

It aims at facilitating the management decisions in the municipality by presenting the actual state of the lighting in Sofia as one of the important elements of the urban environment.

The information is visualized on the Map of urban lighting.

Round table on Cyber security interaction between Science, Business and Government

On April 5, 2018, SULSIT (a member of Cluster Sofia City of Knowledge) held a round table on Cybersecurity interaction between Science, Business and Government. At the round table was presented one of the developments of DAVID Holding (a member of the cluster) - Geospatial portal for proactive decision support in Cyber-Security System of Sofia Municipality - conceptual model with the Internet of Things (IoT).

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