Center for Smart Cities and Regions

Goals

Goals

  • Contribute to scholarship, education and engagement around innovation and the future of cities and regions;
  • Develop evidence-based policies and programs deployed within the Greater Phoenix Smart Region;
  • Provide continuing and professional education to city officials on innovation, entrepreneurship and governance;
  • Create opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work with multi-disciplinary teams and cross-sectorial teams on real world problems;
  • Build connections between and relationships with urban and regional governments, smart technology industry, and ASU researchers;
  • Serve as living laboratory for ASU’s own efforts in creating a smart campus; and
  • Identify scalable, networked solutions to pressing challenges in cities and regions.