1/1/2013 - 12/31/2018

  • Health and well-being
  • IoT
  • IoT European Research Cluster
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Communities


SmartCommunitiesTech partners collaborate in developing advanced projects to promote technology and innovation in Smart Cities and Communities.

The community promotes the development of innovative solutions in response to social challenges typical of a community or metropolitan area.

Smart Communities Tech in numbers


Regions and Provinces Involved in Governance


Active partners in one or more pilot projects


Implemented research and innovation projects


Stakeholders Involved in Cluster Activities

The project

“National Technological Clusters” represent public-private partnerships where companies, universities, research institutes, public administrations and associations collaborate on research and innovation themes of common interest.
They were established through a call from the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research in 2012, which also funded pilot and development research projects related to the Cluster theme.
In particular, SmartCommunitiesTech focuses on the social challenges of modern communities: mobility and territorial security, energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, e-government and aspects related to quality of life such as education, cultural heritage And tourism, health and well-being.


The Cluster policy is one of those identified by the new National Research Plan and is to play a key role as a permanent infrastructure for public and private dialogue between central administration and the territories, with the ability to jointly mobilise the industrial and R&D system and national and regional public administrations, to create joint research programs and national roadmap shared technology.