Indianapolis Wins 2017 Smart Cities Council Challenge Grant
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 08, 2017- Global Water Technologies (OTC:GWTR) is pleased to announce its proposal submitted with the City of Indianapolis is one of five winners in the White House Commitment: Smart Cities Council Challenge Grants. Indianapolis, Austin, Miami, Orlando and Philadelphia were selected from more than 130 applicants in the national competition.
“Indianapolis’ culture of innovation and rapidly expanding tech industry provide strategic advantages to our smart city planning, specifically in the areas of water, energy and transportation,” said Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett. ”I am proud to see Indianapolis recognized as a national example of the potential for these technologies to improve local neighborhoods.”
“This is exciting news for our city,” said Erik Hromadka, CEO of Global Water Technologies. “We have an opportunity to showcase leading solutions in the emerging smart water sector and related data-driven applications for energy and transportation.”
The announcement follows news last week that AT&T selected Indianapolis and Austin as the first two cities for its new 5G wireless network.
Indianapolis and Philadelphia were the two winning cities to select water as areas of focus. Global Water Technologies is also pleased to announce a partnership with the 10th WaterVent investment forum to be held in Philadelphia on May 4th at Baker Hostetler.
More information is available at: www.gwtr.com
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