Memorandum agreed with Taipei City, Smart City Expo Event & Latest GO SMART Participation

1. Memorandum of Understanding on Smart City with Taipei City (MoU)

Fukuoka City has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Smart City with Taipei City in order to accelerate the efforts of "Fukuoka Smart East".

Concluder: Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je, Fukuoka City Mayor Soichiro Takashima

a. Information exchange on smart city construction
b. Support for companies related to Smart City to advance and expand their business into both regions
c. Information exchange such as PoC about smart city
d. Introduction of an industry-academia research network for smart city

Date of conclusion: March 25, 2019

2. Smart City Summit & Expo Participation

We participated in Asia's largest smart city event "Smart City Summit & Expo" held in Taipei from March 26, 2019, and publicized "Fukuoka Smart East" in the Mayor ’s Summit. (March 26)

3.  Participation in international cooperation organization GO SMART

Fukuoka City participated as a founding member of GO SMART, an international cooperation organization on smart cities (March 27).

1. GO SMART Mission
a. Network construction with cities around the world.
b. Initiation of intercity PoC(Proof of Concept) project.
c. Promote solutions to solve various social issues.

2. Number of participants: 141 (city, university, company of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom)

 (Photo) Mayor Ko Wen-je and Mayor Takashima, who is holding a memorandum

(Photo) Mayor giving a speech at Mayor’s Summit