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MK:Smart a finalist at World Smart City Awards 2015

Rachel Yarrien, Friday 20 November 2015 | Annotate
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The Barcelona based World Smart City Congress, a key annual event for Urban Innovation, has judged MK:Smart to be a great example of applied innovation derived from collaborative endeavour.

Alan Fletcher, KMi business development manager, Peter Marland, Leader of MK Council and Geoff Snelson, director of strategy Milton Keynes Council were delighted to accept the nomination on behalf of the project.

“Being a finalist in this competition is a fantastic endorsement for MK:Smart. Recognition at this level for our approach and application is fantastic for the entire consortium” said Alan Fletcher.

MK:Smart was shortlisted for this award against significant competition from around the world. This was warmly welcomed by Peter Marland, Leader of MK council. “Once again, MK is seen to be at the leading edge of innovation on the global stage. This is great news for the city on many levels” said Marland

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