Smart Regions Collaborative

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Global City Teams Challenge

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Eligible Geography:



The Global City Teams Challenge - Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge encourages the formation of teams that span across jurisdictions, sectors, and disciplines to find ways to work together and launch, manage, or grow projects that will address issues that impact an entire region. Topics may include economic development, resiliency, sustainability, health, public safety, utilities, connectivity, agriculture, and/or mobility. The initiative will develop a blueprint to help civic leaders build their own smart region strategies.

Eligible Recipients:

Local Government

Eligible Recipients Detail:

Regional Collaborations based around Cities.

Eligible Purpose:

Building Infrastructure; Anchor Institution Infrastructure; Last Mile Infrastructure; Broadband Enabled Devices; Digital Skills Training; Related Industry Support; Related Research and Development

Eligible Purpose Detail:

The goal of the GCTC Smart Regions Collaborative is to promote projects that cross jurisdictional boundaries to create efficiencies, improve sustainability, and increase quality of life for all residents.