THE NICE CÔTE D’AZUR METROPOLITAN AREA HAS PLACED “CLEANTECH” AT THE FOREFRONT OF ITS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY. AWARDED THE ECOCITÉ LABEL BY THE MINISTRY OF ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, NICE CÔTE D’AZUR IS ALSO THE ONLY FRENCH CITY TO WIN IBM’S “SMARTER CITIES CHALLENGE” (2011).

A regional smart grid charter

Aimed at building professionals, the charter was adopted on for the area in early 2013, coordinated by Nice Côte d’Azur CCI. The first of its kind in France, it defines the specifications applicable to the creation of ecodistricts through innovative eco-construction and development projects.

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Nice: 4th Smart City in the World

In 2015, the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolitan Area entered the the Top 5 ‘smart cities’ at the world level, according to Juniper Research (2014). It opened a Smart City Innovation Center in Nice Méridia.

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The Eco-Vallée, a major project

The 10,000-hectare Eco-Vallée Operation of National Interest, currently being developed in the Metropolitan area, has been designed as a laboratory for the future and a showcase for expertise in sustainable development.

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