Journal Times: Foxconn, partners announce Smart City, Smart Future initiative

Journal Times: Foxconn, partners announce Smart City, Smart Future initiative

Better workplaces, better living and better travel are among the goals of the Smart City, Smart Future initiative that Foxconn Technology Group and its higher-education partners announced Thursday morning at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Foxconn is committing $1 million over the next three years to this initiative, which will start this fall with the goal of tapping talent at public and private universities and colleges.

The Smart City, Smart Future initiative will include a competition, which will offer winners and award recipients prizes, financial awards, and technical support, in addition to a platform to attract investments to support them in bringing their ideas to life. Read the full story here.