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Smart Docklands features in British Council report

A new report from the British Council explores the role of universities in solving challenges facing towns and cities.

The report, named ‘Smart Places: How universities are shaping a new wave of smart cities’, highlights CONNECT’s Smart Docklands initiative, which has arisen from a collaboration with Dublin City Council, and is now supported by the ENABLE research programme.

The report can be read here (pdf).


CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

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