New York City
Population: 8,537,673 / Mayor Bill de Blasio
New York City leverages smart technologies to achieve the goals set forth in Mayor de Blasio’s ambitious Plan for One NYC. Equity is an explicit guiding principle in our work—a lens through which we view all of our planning, policymaking, and governing.
OneNYC is a comprehensive plan for a sustainable and resilient city for all New Yorkers that addresses the profound social, economic, and environmental challenges ahead.
NYCx works with civic, industry and tech experts to develop technologies that benefit all New Yorkers. Our goals are to grow job opportunities for New Yorkers, test new ideas with the public and make NYC the place to launch tech for the public. Our Challenge program invites entrepreneurs, technologists, and tech professionals to participate in open competitions. Each Challenge aims to solve a specific problem of urban life and move New York City towards the principles laid out in Mayor de Blasio’s OneNYC plan: growth, equity, sustainability, and resilience.
Neighborhood Innovation Labs bring together communities, government, educators, and technologists to research, develop and demonstrate innovative solutions to improve quality of life and enhance city services.
A collection of ten case studies that demonstrate the diversity of ways that connected technologies can help improve government services and better the lives of all New Yorkers and communities across the five boroughs.
The Mayor’s Office of the CTO works across City agencies to find ways that smart technologies can improve services and equity for all New Yorkers.
The NYCx Moonshot Launchpad is a how-to guide for building and launching a Moonshot Challenge.
Due: February 14, 2020
How might we support New York City’s transition from a linear economy to a circular economy? Circular City is seeking technologies or products that can eliminate waste or pollution or keep resources in circulation through reuse, regeneration and recycling across any industry, assisting in the transition to a circular economy.
Due: February 14, 2020
How might we improve the energy efficiency of buildings in New York City? Circular City is seeking technologies that can increase the efficiency of a building’s energy use by improving existing approaches or introducing new approaches to make buildings compliant with Local Law 97.