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20 May, 2016 11:57 AM

FI-Media coordinates with an EU delegation on Future Internet PPP and Smart Cities Lab through FIWARE forum and 2nd Smart Cities India Expo 2016.

On May 11th, 2016, the FI-MEDIA project, in conjunction with a distinguished team from the EU, led by Mr. Olaf-Gerd Gemein, actually chairing the Steering Board of the Future Internet PPP and Co-Founder of the Smart Cities Lab, organized a follow up session to their C2C on Bringing FIWARE to India in the setting of Smart Villages/Cities.
 
The networking sessions was co-located with the 2nd Smart Cities India 2016 Expo being held 11-13th May, 2016 in New Delhi, in which FIWARE, the EU's Open Technology Platform, was being presented.
 
The purpose of the networking meeting was to identify interested business partners in India and to explain the FIWARE technologies involved and benefits in more detail and talk about the establishment of real business opportunities in areas related to Smart cities and FIWARE, and to explain a strategy for a follow-up consisting of a larger group coming to India in the autumn (currently scheduled for 1.-7. November, 2016) showcasing the potential of Smart Cities solutions with FIWARE.
 
These sets of meetings co-organised by FI-MEDIA resulted in the coming together of participants from FI-MEDIA project's Cluster to Cluster (C2C) members, FIWARE Mundus, the Future Internet PPP and Smart Cities Labs will enable greater momentum of the take-off of FIWARE in India, in particular, within the important business setting of Smart Cities, including Smart Villages.
 
Additional information on this successful event can be found here.