Smart City Digital Solutions gather data from various Internet of Things (IoT) devices and propose actions to manage assets, resources and services efficiently. With this in mind, we developed digital solutions with local tech companies to transform cities into smart cities.
Over the past couple of years digital solutions have penetrated all kinds of areas and also the medical sector. Hence, the DigiCenter has supported the Rwandan Government in implementing a solution to digitize the supply chain of blood bags.
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A physical space where ideas based on Internet of Things technology can be tried out is a great support and financial relief for startups. This allows them to check for the time being whether an investment is worthwhile and to test and further develop prototypes with the necessary technology. For this purpose, DSSD has set up an Innovation Lab at the DigiCenter and has now opened its premises to interested entrepreneurs.
Our communities of practice are made up of individuals who are passionate about a certain topic and willing to share knowledge and exchange ideas with each other. Despite being unable to hold meet-ups for the past couple of months due to Covid-19, the groups remain active with information and opportunities; some even holding online meet-ups every now and then.
A successful tech ecosystem has the ability to bring innovation to market and engage key stakeholders. This article explores how open innovation can be a driver for a thriving ecosystem. Moreover, the Open Innovation Program is presented which helps startups to fine-tune their business model and to be more successful in the market.