Press Release from Joint Venture Silicon Valley

The County of San Mateo has recently announced that it has worked with Joint Venture Silicon Valley and other regional governments to form the Smart Region Initiative.

Joint Venture’s Smart Region Initiative is focused on education, collaboration, and expertise sharing to drive deployment of regional Smart City systems in the Silicon Valley. It is a coalition among local governments, businesses, and residents working together to improve quality of life in Silicon Valley through the targeted and holistic application of technologies. The coalition builds on existing relationships with technology companies, academia, and local government leaders to drive a coordinated public-private sector effort and mounts a highly strategic campaign to lead and transform Silicon Valley’s smart city efforts.

The Smart Region partners include:

  • County of San Mateo
  • City of San Jose
  • City of Morgan Hill
  • City of Palo Alto
  • City of San Leandro
  • City of Cupertino
  • City of Mountain View

The focus includes Open Data, Communication Technologies, and Digital Inclusion. Please see the Smart Region Initiative website for more details.