The Government of Catalonia has created the "I am smart" badge to reward the efforts of town councils in the promotion and application of innovative technological solutions to become smart cities. The first stamps will be awarded during the Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 from November 19 to 21.
The Department of Digital Policies and Public Administration , through the SmartCatalonia Strategy, promotes these awards that will be awarded during the Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 from 19 to 21 November at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía exhibition center in Hospitalet de Llobregat.
The municipalities that obtain the seal will demonstrate their strategic commitment to become smart cities and territories and improve life in urban centers through advanced technology. The objective is to make a technological bet to improve the services, to make them more efficient and of more quality and ease of decision making through the involvement of the citizens in the development of the city.
Among the criteria to opt for the stamp will be: that municipalities join the SmartCatalonia Observatory and the municipal action plan contemplate a smart strategy that has carried out some project in the field of intelligent cities. To apply for the form , it is necessary to present a request through this form enabled in the extranet of services of the Catalan Electronic Administration EACAT to be able to opt for the badge.