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IRDA and Frost & Sullivan collaborate to develop smart city

Authority will tap into Frost & Sullivan’s expertise and experience in various smart cities planning and implementation globally

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The smart city will be in the economic zone of Iskander Malaysia in Johor Bahru
The smart city will be in the economic zone of Iskander Malaysia in Johor Bahru

Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with growth partnership company Frost & Sullivan to develop a smart city in the economic zone of Iskander Malaysia in Johor Bahru.

 

IRDA and Frost & Sullivan Perunding Strategi Sdn Bhd, Malaysia, have agreed to collaborate on the design, development and implementation of the Iskandar Malaysia Urban Observatory (IMUO), including the preparation and publication of IMUO world class reports and Smart City Iskandar Malaysia (SCIM).

 

“We are honoured to have been selected by IRDA to collaborate on the design, development and implementation of the Iskandar Malaysia Urban Observatory and Smart City Iskandar Malaysia,” said Hazmi Yusof, managing director of Frost & Sullivan Malaysia.

 

“[We have] been advocating smart cities as a global mega trend that will shape people’s lives. We are excited to be able to play a part in the development and realisation of Smart City Iskandar Malaysia.”

 

He continued: “We are confident that our expertise and experience in various smart cities planning and implementation globally will contribute in making Smart City Iskandar Malaysia a success.”

 

Frost & Sullivan works in collaboration with clients to leverage innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will “make or break” today’s market participants.

 

For more than 50 years, it has been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and investment community.

 

 

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