Leading Cities is a global network which offers solutions for smart cities and carries out transnational research on the following lines:
- Big data: the analysis of news ways of interacting with data, from paradigms of hybridation of human and artificial intelligence to the generation of public banks.
- Public diffusion of technology: transdisciplinary analysis of new trends, focussed on the areas of urban living, living labs and digital identity.
- Urban solutions: research on new building techniques based on criteria of sustainability, energy efficiency and resilience to possible changes in the environment – smart building.
- Co-creation and new forms of digital participation: analysis and benchmarking of public participation projects and digital democracy, with the main aim of promoting the development of new tools for public participation and open up new decision-making processes.