The fourth stop on our European Trend Talks tour brought us to the smart city of Stockholm. PlaceTech welcomed around 100 property and tech professionals from the Nordics to explore the latest trends and issues within proptech.
Smart infrastructure technologies will become a lucrative investment opportunity for both public and private sector organisations over the coming years, according to research from investment banking giant UBS, which explores the risks of data infrastructure assets.
Around 2,000 govtech firms across Europe are seeking to change traditional service delivery models, and transform the way states engage with their citizens. Which companies will lead the charge in this multi-billion euro digital transformation of government services?
The World Economic Forum says full-scale digitisation of the construction industry could generate up to $1.7tn in annual cost savings worldwide. Professor David McClean of Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University urges the industry and education institutions to plan for the skills needed for this, now.