The IMD World Competitiveness Center's Smart City Observatory, in partnership with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) has compiled a rating of the world's “smartest” cities. Kyiv took 98th place. The relevant data is published on the IMD website.
According to this rating, the world’s smartest city is Singapore (Singapore), followed by: Helsinki (Finland), Zurich (Switzerland), Auckland (New Zealand), Oslo (Norway), Copenhagen (Denmark), Geneva (Switzerland), Taipei (Taiwan), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and completes the top 10 New York (USA).
Kyiv (Ukraine) is on the 98th position. In one year, Ukraine's capital lost six positions in the ranking.
As we reported earlier, the first airport for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is expected to appear in Kyiv by 2025.
"We have a Quadroport project that we want to build in Kyiv. It will be the first drone airport where any type of UAV can be tested ... This is an ambitious project. We expect it to be finished somewhere by 2025. So far, business the component is quite small, but we look at the development and understand that it is a necessary step," the statement said.