Future City: The Virtual Smart City Hackathon | Jakarta - Berlin Respond to COVID-19 Challenge

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Future City: The Virtual Smart City Hackathon | Jakarta - Berlin Respond to COVID-19 Challenge (Foto : / Beritajakarta.id)

Jakarta Provincial Government together with Berlin, Germany runs the project 'Smart Change - Development of Urban Governance, Welfare and Innovation in Jakarta' funded by the European Union, which aims to develop innovative solutions for sustainable urban design.

" Through Future City: The Virtual Smart City Hackathon, local and global innovators are invited to share solutions that can meet the challenges of the post-pandemic era"

Jakarta Smart City (JSC) Chairman Yudhistira Nugraha explained the Smart Change program had a digital contest to encourage Jakartans to develop creative solutions in curbing the post-pandemic.

"Through Future City: The Virtual Smart City Hackathon, local and global innovators are invited to share solutions that can meet the challenges of the post-pandemic era," he expressed, as quoted by Jakarta PPID's press release, Monday (7/20).

It was designed to motivate and help participants to expand their network by:

1. Develop a pandemic recovery solution with references from various experts who will later be integrated with the Jakarta Smart City program and services, and

2. Get opportunities for consultation and guidance with business people, experts and venture capitalists

The challenges during the Hackathon will include seven indicators from the Smart Cities concept in Jakarta, namely Smart Governance, Smart People, Smart Living, Smart Mobility, Smart Economy, Smart Environment and n Smart Branding.

To support participants develop solutions, there will be an explanation from experts related to the seven indicators thus the solutions offered answer the challenges of post-epidemic Jakarta recovery.

This is the first step towards realizing the goals of "Smart Change" cooperation while helping to answer the challenges of a pandemic recovery. By so, it is hoped that a culture of collaboration and innovation with Jakarta Smart City would be further developed.

As for further information and registration, you may visit at https://futurecity.jakarta.go.id/.

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About us

SMART CHANGE

Smart Change - Development of Urban Governance, Welfare and Innovation in Jakarta".

This collaboration is done jointly with the city government and the Berlin to advance good governance and sustainable city development in Jakarta in accordance with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda through the partnership of the Jakarta, Berlin and Bangkok.

JAKARTA SMART CITY

Jakarta Smart City or JSC is a Regional Public Service Agency (BLUD) under the Communication, Information and Statistics Agency. They serve to increase capacity and professionalism in building public services and addressing the problems of the Jakarta city through the optimization of information technology.

They have seven indicators, namely Smart Governance, Smart People, Smart Living, Smart Mobility, Smart Economy, Smart Environment and Smart Branding.

The aim is to involve residents in making data-based policies, developing applications and providing criticism and suggestions for Jakarta. Those indicators are done transparently and innovatively in a bid to improve public services and their interactions with the city government.

Further they aspire to transform and encourage the role of the city government as a collaborator.

https://Smartcity.jakarta.go.id

https://Corona.jakarta.go.id

Future City - The Virtual Smart Change Hackathon

With many changes that have a direct impact on the lives of Jakartans during this pandemic, the Future City Virtual Hackathon invites startups, local and global innovators to share solutions in answering post-COVID-19 challenges through the concept of Smart Cities.

https://www.futurecity.jakarta.go.id

For more information about the "Smart Change" project, contact:

Mr. Kariem El-Ali: kariem.el-ali@cimonline.de

Ms. Helen Franke: helen.franke@senweb.berlin.de

For more information about JSC, contact:

smartcity@jakarta.go.id

For more information about EU, Indonesia and ASEAN relations and the need for interviews contact:

Tioria Silalahi: tioria.silalahi@eeas.europa.eu

For more information for both cities, visit: https://jakarta.go.id/

https://www.berlin.de/en/

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