The OiER Excellence Center on Smart Sustainable Cities is one of the most qualified global initiatives in the field of Smart Sustainable Cities, serving as a multi-stakeholder platform for active collaboration.
For businesses, the OiER Excellence Center is constructed to work in a partnership approach with decision-makers, governments, local authorities and United Nations agencies to assess development priorities and needs, create policy frameworks, as well as identify projects, investment tools, and tender opportunities.
The Excellence Center is open to all businesses, cities, projects, stakeholders and activities related to Smart and Sustainable Cities, that can contribute to the achievement of the SDGs and especially Sustainable Development Goal 11: "Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable".
Explore the activities of the Excellence Center business partnership below and request your information package!
You are in good company with numerous other partners that have already joined - from startup to large multinational corporation.
Build your network and present your solutions to high level-stakeholders around the world to create and implement smart and sustainable projects worldwide.
A partnership with the OiER Excellence Centre supports your company taking a step further to realize your future vision to work towards achieving the SDGs and defining new scalable business streams. The UN Agenda 2030 reflects a profound change in the expectations that society has for business. Private sector action is the key to the successful implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Excellence Center is transitioning from a partnership platform to a recognition opportunity for leading companies across a range of sustainability and smart city issues. A company meeting the following criteria will be eligible for recognition through the program:
Access to the global Network of Excellence for Smart Sustainable Cities through the global OiER initiatives. Connect with UN agencies, governments, cities and companies. Invitation to networking opportunities through international events. Participation at selected Co-Creation LAB events (Vienna, Austria / Alesund, Norway) and high-level meetings to speak or showcase your solutions.
Excellence partners will be invited upfront to all events and included in the communications. Moreover, tickets will be provided on request and shared with partners based on availability.
Excellence companies will enjoy the following unique benefits:
Selected access to cities to showcase your business solutions, including personalized invitations to selected Smart Sustainable City Solutions events and workshops for local/national authorities and selected focus groups (subject to availability).
The Excellence Center is organizing solution workshops for every city member after receiving the results of the official UN Smart Sustainable City KPI Evaluation to start an effective matchmaking process.
Based on the requirements, companies will have the opportunity to present their services/solutions directly to representatives and decision-makers of the city to start the collaboration process.
The invitation is on behalf of the city and will be coordinated by the OiER.
Be part of the leading global online platform and official Excellence Center partner platform for Smart Sustainable Solutions, operated by bee smart city, with multiple functionalities to interact with cities and other stakeholders for showcasing and sharing your solutions.
The Excellence partner profiles will be highlighted on the platform by positioning the exclusive logo and pro-actively sharing content through the Excellence Center Network (projects in the monthly newsletter, webinars, etc.).
Furthermore, only Excellence partner profiles will receive information about new cities and local governments joining the program as well as upcoming high-level networking events.
Partnering with the OiER Excellence Center increases your brand positioning through inclusion in global communications and public relations activities (offline & online). Usage of the Excellence Center and OiER logo.
Right at the beginning of the partnership the team of OiER are arranging a first kick-off meeting to define the roadmap of activities and timeline of publications planned within the company’s contribution to the program.
Other activities are: