Remsoft CEO Andrea Feunekes has been selected among the 13 Jury Members for Infrastructure Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. The Smart Cities Challenge is a cross-Canadian competition that encourages communities to adopt a smart cities approach to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology.
The Smart Cities Challenge Jury is made up of diverse professionals who are accomplished and publicly recognized in fields related to smart cities, including urban planning, architecture, and policy innovation.
The Jury is responsible for evaluating the applications and final proposals and recommending finalists and winners to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. The jury, composed of leaders recognized in their respective fields, will select the winners of the challenge, who will be announced in spring 2019. The prizes include:
- One prize of up to $50 million open to all communities, regardless of population;
- Two prizes of up to $10 million open to all communities with populations under 500,000 people; and
- One prize of up to $5 million open to all communities with populations under 30,000 people.
Full News Release: https://www.canada. ca/en/office-infrastructure/ news/2018/04/government-of- canada-announces-jury-for- smart-cities-challenge.html
Jurors Bios: http://www. infrastructure.gc.ca/cities- villes/members-membres-eng.html