AMS Economic mission and state visit France – The Netherlands (Paris)

Both French and Dutch cities are increasingly facing challenges of sustainability and quality of life and therefore need smart metropolitan solutions. Making the city ‘smart’ – or similarly ‘intelligent’ or ‘innovative’ – can help to tackle and mitigate these challenges. To share thoughts and experiences and to come to more cooperation, ‘smart cities’ is one of the 8 themes during the economic mission and royal visit to Paris on 10 and 11 March 2016, which coincides with the state visit of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen. We are proud that Arjan van Timmeren, scientific director of AMS Institute and professor at Delft University of Technology, is asked to lead this theme.

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