The Smart

Partner CitiesDublin, New York City, Atlanta, Barcelona is a platform where government innovators can easily find, validate and implement technology solutions that will shape the cities & communities of tomorrow.
How it works — We start with a comprehensive database of the most relevant technology providers, organized into categories that are specific to cities. Thousands of solutions can be compared and reviewed, at a glance.

We provide cities with a direct communication channel to access these providers and past buyers of the technology. Cities can vet solutions with reviews and validations among their peers and other cities internationally.
News has been chosen as a finalist for the Innovative Idea category at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona! began with a simple question: "Why don't public sector buyers have a better way to discover and research technology solutions?"

This launched a collaboration between New York's Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation (MOTI) and Fictive Kin, in 2016. A beta ( proved the power and value of breaking down information and procurement barriers, so that both cities and companies could implement technology solutions efficiently and quickly.

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" is where cities should start when it comes to finding new technology."

Jeff Merritt

Director of Innovation, New York City

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