Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI)
The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) is a council of local governments, business organizations and community groups committed to developing collaborative strategies to improve the quality of life and the economic vitality of the region.
University of Cincinnati
A key partner in the Smart Cincy public-private partnership, The University of Cincinnati Office of Research is accelerating smart cities research and economic growth in the region by connecting industry, government, and community leaders with UC thought leaders and innovators.
Venture Smarter is dedicated to democratizing smart city planning by scaling our support through our digital platform and engaging the community through our Regional Smart Cities Initiative, challenges, events and standards development.
Arrow is a global $23.8 B technology company with thousands of engineers, exclusive online design tools, distribution services, marketing and supply chain expertise all set up to support you. We've teamed up with Indiegogo, the global platform for entrepreneurs to bring their ideas from concept to market, to offer every resource at our disposal in the hands of entrepreneurs. Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.
Metro is Southwest Ohio's fixed-route bus service, which serves Hamilton County residents in addition to providing commuter routes from Clermont, Butler and Warren counties into Cincinnati. Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA), providing about 15 million rides per year in the Greater Cincinnati area.
CVG, the premier airport for the Tri-State region, is committed to supporting the region’s growth and success by being an active community leader that helps drive economic growth and an innovator that delivers an unforgettably positive experience.
DriveOhio, an initiative of the Ohio Department of Transportation, facilitates collaboration between the public and private sectors, bringing all the right people to the table and serving as the single point of contact for all things autonomous and connected in Ohio.
Global City Teams Challenge
The Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) program is a collaborative platform for the development of smart cities and communities, led by National Institute of Standards and Technology, a bureau of U.S. Department of Commerce, in partnership with other U.S. federal agencies including U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), National Science Foundation, International Trade Administration, and National Telecommunications and Information Administration. GCTC enables local governments, nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, technologists, and corporations from all over the world to form project teams, or “action clusters,” and “SuperClusters,” to work on groundbreaking Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) applications within the city and community environment.
AAA provides automotive, travel and insurance services to 58 million members nationwide and more than three million members in Ohio. AAA advocates for the safety and mobility of its members and has been committed to outstanding road service for more than 100 years. AAA is a non-stock, non-profit corporation working on behalf of motorists, who can now map a route, find local gas prices, discover discounts, book a hotel and track their roadside assistance service with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android.
American Modern is a widely recognized specialty insurance leader that delivers products and services for residential property—such as manufactured homes and specialty dwellings—and for consumers in the recreational market, including owners of boats, personal watercraft, classic cars, motorcycles, ATVs and snowmobiles. For more information, visit www.amig.com
Regional Smart Cities Initiative
The Regional Smart Cities Initiative (RSCI) educates and aligns interdisciplinary leaders around available resources and addressable opportunity areas looking through the lens of smart technologies and policies. RSCI provide leaders with technology standards, policy frameworks, and resources to research, plan, fund, and deploy solutions that use technology as a tool to improve outcomes for people.
Cintrifuse is a public/private partnership that exists to build a sustainable tech-based economy for the Greater Cincinnati region. The startup catalyst was created by Cincinnati's business community and their purpose is to advocate for entrepreneurs leading high-growth tech startups– attracting, inspiring, and supporting them on their journey.
Spectrum Enterprise, a division of Charter Communications, is a national provider of scalable, fiber-based technology solutions that can deliver the government solutions that equip staff, agencies, and citizens to reliably and securely connect and collaborate. A smart technology partner helps you accomplish your mission-critical objectives. The broad Spectrum Enterprise portfolio includes Internet access, Ethernet access and networks, Voice and TV solutions extending to Managed IT solutions, including Application, Cloud Infrastructure and Managed Hosting Services offered by our affiliate, Navisite. Our industry-leading team of experts work closely with clients to achieve greater success by providing these right-fit solutions designed to meet their evolving needs.
Kentucky Innovation Network
The Kentucky Innovation Network has been around since 2001 creating a network of business leaders and mentors that encourage relationships, grow companies new and existing, and create jobs. They do this through the thirteen offices they have located across Kentucky. The Network is managed in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, along with local partners.
UpTech is a nationally ranked tech accelerator program for data-driven startups that are developing tech-enabled solutions and seeking equity funding. UpTech selects up to 10 startups annually to go through the 6-month accelerator program driven by intensive entrepreneurship education, one-on-one mentoring, and extensive community involvement.