SmartCitiesDive: Foxconn launches smart cities design competition for Wisconsin students

SmartCitiesDive: Foxconn launches smart cities design competition for Wisconsin students

  • The Foxconn Technology Group will offer $1 million in cash and in-kind prizes for a new smart city design competition announced Thursday, according to the Milwaukee Business Journal and other media outlets.
  • University students in Wisconsin will compete in the “Smart City, Smart Future” program, which aims to find ways to use technology to improve people’s quality of life through factors like environmental sustainability and transportation.
  • More details are set to follow at the Smart Futures Summit at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside on August 7. Read the full story here.