Great success for the city of Heraklion. Announced by ICF Co-founder Louis Zacharilla the list of 21 most "smart" cities in the world for 2013. The assessment made by the Intelligent Communities Forum organization based in New York.
The city of Heraklion in recent years strengthens the ''ecosystem'' IT and communications, accelerating the continuous change in a leading smart city with a strong brandname.
The vision "Heraklion: Smart City ''has been adopted by the institutions of the city recently formed a committee for collective promotion and management vision. The Municipality of Heraklion, University of Crete, the Foundation for Research and Technology, the TEI of Crete and Heraklion Chamber carefully plan the next steps in the implementation of large ICT projects actions in the framework of the new European policy of smart specialization in the field of innovation and new technologies.