QBE North America is launching today the QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge with non-profit organization Leading Cities for the third consecutive year. The global competition accelerates the growth of start-up companies transforming cities worldwide. The Challenge is designed to harness and support
Throughout the whole of last year (2019), we used multiple open data sources to collect data such as highway traffic, air quality, weather, bike rental, car sharing and public transport data, parking space occupancy and much more. It was part
Did you know that, right now, 55% of the world’s total population lives in cities? And that percentage is expected to reach 70% by 2050. That means that urban areas will have no choice but to grow during the next
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted cities and communities worldwide. Although cities, communities and governments have some emergency and disaster response plans, the scale of the outbreak has strained their re-sources and capabilities. Smart City technologies, with their innovative digital
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted cities and communities worldwide. From the loss of lives and interruption of essential day-to-day services, to disruption of the global economy, no one person, organization, or country is spared. Cities have borne the initial burden
Leading Cities, in partnership with QBE North America, is pleased to announce the launch of The QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge powered by Leading Cities. The Challenge was developed to help accelerate innovations that foster a more resilient world—which is more
The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating and disruptive impact on cities and communities worldwide. From the loss of lives, interruption of essential day-to-day services, to disruption of the global economy, no one person, organization or country is spared.