Limerick in IBM Smarter Cities Challenge

19th June, 2016
Left to right: Peter O'Neill, Country Manager IBM, Mary Cronin, Chairperson Limerick Older Peoples Council and Aruna Padmanabhan, IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Programm Alan Place/Fusionshooters

In 2015, Limerick was selected to participate in IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge programme. The challenge for Limerick is to develop a strategy that will enable the city to predict and respond to the needs of older people through the better management of shared information.

Launched in 2010, the Smarter Cities Challenge is IBM’s largest philanthropic initiative, with contributions to date valued at more than $66 million (€59m) worldwide.

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