The Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) program is a collaborative platform for the development of smart cities, led by National Institute of Standards and Technology, a bureau of U.S. Department of Commerce, in partnership with other U.S. federal agencies including National Science Foundation, International Trade Administration, and National Telecommunications and Information Administration. It enables local governments, nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, technologists, and private corporations from all over the world to form project teams, or “action clusters,” and “SuperClusters,” to work on groundbreaking Internet of Things (IoT) applications within the smart city and community environment.

Long-Term GCTC Goal

“To establish and demonstrate replicable, scalable, and sustainable models for incubation and deployment of interoperable, standard-based Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and demonstrate their measurable benefits in Smart Communities/Cities.”

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Participating Municipal Governments

Abuja City, Nigeria | Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government, Nigeria | Alameda County, CA | Allegheny County PA | Alphen aan de Rijn | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Amsterdam, NY | Annapolis, MD | Antwerpen, Belgium | Ardo-Kola Local Government | Arlington County, VA | Atlanta, GA | Austin, TX | Bali Local Government | Baltimore, MD | Barendrecht | Bari, Italy | Bellevue, WA | Boston, MA | Brainport International, Netherlands | Bristol, UK | Burlington, VT | Busan, South Korea | Cary | Chattanooga, TN | Chesapeake | Chula Vista | Chula Vista, CA | Chula Vista, CA | Cleveland, OH | Columbus, OH | Conover, NC | Cuyahoga County, OH | Daegu City, South Korea | Daxing District, Beijing, China | Dayton & Montgomery County OH | Denton, TX | Dordrecht | Dundee, Scotland | Edinburgh, Scotland | Eindhoven (Netherlands) | Enschede, Netherlands | Erie County (Buffalo), NY | FairFax County, VA | Fire Department, City of Denton | Florence, Italy | Fort Wort, TX | Fujisawa (Japan) | Galway City | Gassol Local Government | Genoa Municipality, Italy | Glasgow, Scotland | Gloversville, NY | Greenville, SC | Grenoble, France | Guadalajara, Spain | Gwinnett County Regional Water Authority | Gwinnett County, GA | Hampton, VA | Hartford, CT | Helmond, Netherlands | Ibi Local Government | Inverness, Scotland | Jalingo Local Government | Kaduna North, Zaria & Jama’a Local Governments, Nigeria | Kansas City, MO | Lafayette, LA | Las Vegas, NV | Leiden | Leitrim | Lindale, TX | Logroño, Spain | Madison | Mayo | Midlothian, TX | Milan Municipality, Italy | Monona | Montgomery County, MD | Municipality of Genova, Italy | Municipality of Utrecht, Netherlands | Nashville TN | Nashville TN Fire Department | New York, NY | Newport News, VA | NJ Transit | Norfolk, VA | North Central Texas Council of Governments | NYS Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) | Oakland, CA | Perth, Scotland | Perugia, Italy | Pittsburgh, PA | Police, Fire Department and EMS from City of Raleigh | Port of San Diego, San Diego International Airport | Portland Oregon | Porto, Portugal | Portsmouth | Province of Brabant | Rijkswaterstaat (National Traffic Authority) | Reno, NV | Rohnert Park, CA | Roscommon | Rotterdam | San Diego, CA | San Francisco, CA | San Leandro, CA | Santa Rosa, CA | Santander (Spain) | Schenectady, NY | Schiedam | Seville (Spain) | Shirahama Town, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan | Sligo | Sonoma County, CA Board of Supervisors | State of NC FirstNet | Stedin, Netherlands | Stirling, Scotland | Suwon City, Korea | Taichung City, Taiwan | Taipei (Taiwan) | Takum Local Government | Tallahassee, Florida | The City of Westminster, MD | The Hague, Netherlands | Tilburg (The Netherlands) | Torino Municipality, Italy | Town of Wake Forest | Town of Windham, CT | Trento (Italy) and the entire province of Trento | Troy, NY | Tsukuba (Japan) | UW-Madison campus (CIO’s office) | Valencia (Spain) | Virginia Beach | Wake County, NC | Washington, DC | Washoe County, NV | Williamsburg | Winooski, VT | Wukari Local Government | York County | Zaanstad, Netherlands

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