Zaragoza is the 5th largest city in Spain and the first to create a “Smart City Department” which currently comprises a staff of 15 people. Innovation and sustainable development are key in its strategy Zaragoza 2020.
The Zaragoza City Council is the main transformation actor in the city. It is the public, democratic and constitutional institution of the City that promotes its improvement and stands close to the citizens. The Council manages the environment of the city and, through different actions, aims to improve its quality. The main role of the Smart City Department is to act as a link between knowledge and R&D centres, established businesses, entrepreneurs, creators, citizens, urban managers and researchers, at a local, national and international level.