Smart Tehran Timeline

30 January, 2021

Announcement of the winners of the 1st “Smart Tehran Cartoon” competition

26 January, 2021

Award Certificate was presented to Tehran for the “Smart On-Street Parking” project in the Innovation Category in 5th Tehran Golden Adobe Global Award 2021

25 January, 2021

Launch of full-electronic transactions and tenders in Tehran Municipality by using tools such as digital signature

20 January, 2021

Attending and participating the international webinar “DeepTech-AI-IoT in Smart Cities” organized by Kharazmi University

12 & 13 January, 2021

Attending 6th Iran Transaction Exhibition (ITE) in order to showcase and promote FinTech and smart urban payment services

9 January, 2021

Holding 14th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

3 January, 2021

Signing a MoU between Tehran Municipality ICT Organization (TMICTO) and Abbasabad Cultural and Recreational Center to foster mutual cooperation on developing smart city services

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23 December, 2020

To participate in a brief elicitation exercise for the U4SSC report on the topic of City Platform

16 December, 2020

Selection of “Smart Tehran Hackathon” as the winner of “Urban Innovation” award in 12th Festival of Research and Innovation in Urban Management, Tehran Urban Forum (TUF)

15 December, 2020

Unveiling the data-based projects and the integrated platform for all urban payment services by Tehran Mayor

14 December, 2020

Attending the webinar “Smartness and Innovation: Foundation of a Resilient City” as a panelist and affirming the role of data and smart infrastructures as tools of developing resilience in the city

12 December, 2020

Holding 13th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

7 December, 2020

Confirmation of participation of Tehran (Smart Tehran Program) in the U4SSC Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities (SSC) project

3 December, 2020

Adding new feature to “MyTehran” application which makes it available for deaf people to ask for help from the fire emergency service with no need to call the center

1 December, 2020

Attending Climathon Tehran 2020 as a keynote speaker affirming the impacts of providing online urban services on reducing daily commutes and air pollution

17 & 18 November

Attending Smart City Live 2020 organized by Smart City Expo World Congress

​17 November, 2020

Award Certificate was presented to Tehran for the “Interactive Bike App” project in the Mobility Category in 4th WeGo Awards Pre-Ceremony

16 November, 2020

Holding the webinar entitled “Do’s and Don’ts of Collaborative Regulation (G5) in Smart Cities” organized by Smart Tehran Center

14 November, 2020

Holding “Rekaab & Ketaab” campaign (Book & Bike): a competition in order to promote cycling and book reading among citizens (http://bike.tehran.ir/)

Holding 12th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

7 November, 2020

Call for applications of a space in the Urban Smart Technologies Center in Tehran Municipality Region 9 from start-ups active in urban technology field

5 November, 2020

Request for proposals in order to recognize and assess qualified companies for implementing the project “Smart Tehran Testbed”

2 November, 2020

Holding 5th InnoTehran Reverse Pitch Event (focused on Safety and Crisis Management in Tehran Grand Bazaar)- 2 November 2020 – 11 January 2021

1 November, 2020

Request for proposals in order to recognize and assess qualified companies for implementing the project “Urban Living Lab”

22 October, 2020

Call for attending the 1st “Smart Tehran Cartoon” competition with the final goal of increasing public familiarity with smart city concepts

11 October, 2020

Holding the webinar entitled “Smart Data-Driven Integrated Monitoring” organized by Smart Tehran Center

10 October, 2020

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 15 to foster mutual cooperation on developing smart city projects

Holding 11th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

12 December, 2020

Holding 13th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

7 December, 2020

Confirmation of participation of Tehran (Smart Tehran Program) in the U4SSC Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Smart Sustainable Cities (SSC) project

5 December, 2020

Publishing No. 1 of “Tehran Smart Insight” with the topic of “Responding to COVID-19 in Smart Cities: Solutions, Scenarios and Recommendations”

1 December 

Attending Climathon Tehran 2020 as a keynote speaker and talking about the impacts of providing online urban services on reducing daily commutes and air pollution

17 November, 2020 

Award Certificate was presented to Tehran for the “Interactive Bike App” project in the Mobility Category in 4th WeGo Awards Pre-Ceremony

16 November, 2020 

Holding the webinar entitled “Do’s and Don’ts of Collaborative Regulation (G5) in Smart Cities” organized by Smart Tehran Center

14 November 

Holding “Rekaab & Ketaab” campaign (Book & Bike): a competition in order to promote cycling and book reading among citizens (http://bike.tehran.ir/)

7 November, 2020 

Call for sending applications of a space in the Urban Smart Technologies Center in Tehran Municipality Region 9 from start-ups active in urban technology field

6 November, 2020 

Call for recognizing and assessing qualified companies for holding “Smart Tehran Event”

5 November, 2020

Call for recognizing and assessing qualified companies for implementing the project “Smart Tehran Testbed”

31 October, 2020

Call for recognizing and assessing qualified companies for implementing the project “Urban Living Lab”

22 October, 2020 

Call for “Smart City Cartoon” competition with the final goal of increasing public familiarity with smart city concepts

​21 October 

Call for recognizing and assessing qualified companies active in the field of “Mobile Bike App”

11 October, 2020 

Holding the webinar entitled “Smart Data-Driven Integrated Monitoring” organized by Smart Tehran Center

10 October, 2020 

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 15 to foster mutual cooperation on developing smart city projects

Holding 11th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

3 October, 2020 

TMICTO CEO attendance at 8th Iran Mobile Programming Marathon (MPM) as a keynote speaker

29 September, 2020 

Selection of “Interactive Bike App” as the winner of the Special Mention in the Mobility category of the 4th WeGo Awards

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 21 to foster mutual cooperation on developing smart city projects

26 September, 2020 

Establishing 22 strong ground motion centers around Tehran and its main faults

22 September, 2020 

Holding “Naqsh-e Shahr” campaign: a drawing competition about cycling on Tehran map on the occasion of World Car Free Day (http://bike.tehran.ir/)

19 September, 2020

Signing a MoU between Tehran Municipality ICT Organization (TMICTO), Mobile Company of Iran (MCI), and Mobinnet in order to develop urban innovation ecosystem and smart city solutions

14 September, 2020 

Call for recognizing and assessing qualified companies for implementing the project “Smart City Innovation and Technology Centers”

12 September, 2020 

Holding 10th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

7 September, 2020 

Registering over 400 innovative needs of Tehran Municipality on BAHAM Platform

2 September, 2020 

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 1 to foster mutual cooperation on developing smart city projects and selecting Niavaran Park as the smart park in the region

Call for proposals for using surplus capacity of Tehran Municipality’s optical fiber

31 August, 2020 

Selecting Tehran Municipality Region 6 as the Virtual Region in a meeting between Tehran Municipality ICT Organization (TMICTO) and Region 6

25 August, 2020 

Holding an online webinar called “Supporting Urban Innovation Ecosystem”

24 August, 2020 

Inaugurating 1st Technology Tower funded by private sector in Sharif Innovation Station

23 August, 2020 

Call for tender for the development of devices needed for forest parks’ fire monitoring systems

22 August, 2020 

Adding new feature to “RAYA” (Tehran Map) application in order to search public places

Call for tender for the development of IoT platform relevant to forest parks’ fire monitoring systems

21 August, 2020 

Launch of “Safar-e Eshgh” campaign alongside with Muharram and Safar (1st and 2nd months of the Islamic calendar) religious ceremonies

17 August, 2020 

Inaugurating two environment-related projects in Tehran Municipality Region 16: “CAP” (waste minimization) and operation of solar power plant

16 August, 2020 

Adding new feature to “MyTehran” application in order to inquire information about updated prices of the available items on fruits and vegetable markets

15 August, 2020 

Holding 9th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

12-15 August, 2020 

Attending virtual INOTEX 2020 (Innovation and Technological Exhibition)

11 July, 2020 

Holding 8th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) through video conferencing

6 July, 2020 

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 13 to foster mutual cooperation on developing smart city projects

1 July, 2020 

Call for tender for implementing “Smart Irrigation” project

26 June, 2020

Promotion of using fabric bags instead of plastic bags in 146 bakeries in the city of Tehran under the plan entitled “Eco-friendly Bakery”

23 June, 2020

Extension of MoU between TMICTO and Tehran Municipality Regions 2 and 3 to foster mutual cooperation on smart city projects

22 June, 2020

Participating the 7th Executive Board online meeting of Asian Mayors Forum (AMF) discussing “Urban Health and Economy in Post-Coronavirus Pandemic”

15 June, 2020

Unveiling two applications for smart solid waste collection and management under the plan entitled “CAP” (waste minimization): “Behzi” (behziapp.com) and “Jaroob” (jaroob.ir)

14 June, 2020

Signing MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 12 to foster mutual cooperation on developing smart city projects

13 June, 2020

Holding 7th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC)

Unveiling “Naam” (Naming) portal in order to smart management of Tehran Passages’ naming

Inaugurating the new specialized branch of the 3rd Urban Smart Technology & Innovation Center focus on the environment

12 June, 2020

Instagram Live with TMICTO CEO about “Smart City Challenges”

6 June, 2020

Call for RFI focus on “implementing Smart Lighting project”

4 June, 2020

Virtual meeting between TMICTO CEO and Barcelona City Council CTO sharing experiences in coping with COVID-19 outbreak

2 June, 2020

Unveiling “Docharkheh Application” (bike.tehran.ir) for encouraging green mobility and social distancing

27 May, 2020

Holding 1st webinar of Smart Tehran Webinar Series organized by Smart Tehran Center entitled “Role of Smart Cities in Responding to COVID-19 and Scenarios Ahead”

26 May, 2020

Launching “Tehran Map” portal (map.tehran.ir) which is a comprehensive map with some features such as multi-modal routing or searching addresses

17 May, 2020

Signing MoU on “developing smart services” between Tehran Municipality ICT Organization (TMICTO) and Irancell

16 May, 2020

Inaugurating 3rd Urban Smart Technology & Innovation Center in Tehran Municipality Region 10

7 May, 2020

Adding a new part in MyTehran super application for introducing online businesses in order to encourage citizens to use online services with the aim of supporting public health and businesses in the era of COVID-19 outbreak

23 April, 2020

Adding new feature to “MyTehran” super application in order to inquiry and pay traffic fines

21 April, 2020

Holding 6th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC)

29 March, 2020

Supporting local innovation ecosystem by Tehran Municipality to facilitate using residential buildings as work space

28 March, 2020

Sending alarm SMS to drivers who driving in the city of Tehran during COVID-19 quarantine and smart social distancing plan.

27 March, 2020

Closure of public places (such as parks or sport facilities) in order to reducing COVID-19 outbreak

27 March, 2020

Attending the live local television talk show “2 Nimeye Mah” (2 Sides of the Moon) with the topic on “The role of smart city services on reducing COVID-19 outbreak”

17 March, 2020

Signing a MoU on “online assignment of Postal Code to newly-built buildings” between Tehran Municipality ICT Organization (TMICTO) and Iran Post Corporation

15 March, 2020

Lunching new online urban planning and architecture services on “MyTehran” for reducing traffic and subsequently reducing COVID-19 outbreak

14 March, 2020

Setting up an Anti-Corona teleconference between Tehran and Vienna for sharing experiences on responding to the COVID-19 outbreak

10 March, 2020

Holding Iranian Mayors Forum video conference for assessing ways of coping with Coronavirus disease and sharing experiences

8 March, 2020

Start of daily disinfecting public transportation fleet in Tehran (5000 buses, 60000 Taxis, 1500 subway cars)

3 March, 2020

Lunching new service on “MyTehran” portal and application for reducing COVID-19 outbreak based on citizens’ reports (People as sensors!)

26 February, 2020

Holding 1st Council of Tehran Municipality Deputies meeting via video conference for assessing approvals of Emergency Committee on Coronavirus

23 February – 7 March, 2020

Holding online training courses for employees at Tehran Municipality on “best ways to prevents Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)”

19 February, 2020

Call for recognizing and assessing qualified companies for a Smart City Technomarket Broker

16 February, 2020

Multilateral meeting focused on “B2G Data Exchange” between metropolises, Fixed Communication Providers (FCPs) and National e-Government Center

15 February, 2020

Launching a new campaign called “Zero-Waste Saturdays”

11 February

Unveiling new version of “MyTehran” application

8 – 14 February, 2020

Attending the Tenth World Urban Forum (WUF 10), Abu Dhabi, UAE

4 February, 2020

Holding 5th Meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC)

21 – 25 January, 2020

Attending 9th Mashhad Smart City Exhibition

16 January, 2020

Attending at panel entitled “Open Government Data and APIs” on 3rd Governance & Public Policy Conference

12 January, 2020

Call for recognizing and assessing qualified companies for developing urban Wi-Fi networks

8 January, 2020

Call for consultancy services for preparing of Request for Proposals in Smart Tehran Program

4 January 2020

Holding 4th meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC)

31 December, 2019

Presenting and explaining about the importance of Open Data Governance in Smart Cities, 1st Open Data Entrepreneurship Corridor Event, University of Science and Technology

17-20 December, 2019

Exhibiting prioritized Smart Tehran projects in 2nd TESTA Reverse Expo

12 December, 2019

Attending the live television talk show “Sabah Jadid” on Al-Alam news channel with the topic on “Smart Tehran Projects”

 9-10 December, 2019

Holding 3rd Smart Tehran Congress:

Unveiling 5 Smart Tehran Projects

Appreciating and awarding winners of 3rd smart Tehran Hackathon

Holding various panels and workshops

Start-up exhibition and reverse exhibition

Signing an MoU between Tehran Municipality ICT Organization (TMICTO) and Mashhad Municipality

Signing an MoU between TMICTO and Sport Organization of Tehran Municipality to develop smart solutions in sport field

Signing a MoU between TMICTO and Tehran Municipality Region 16 to foster mutual cooperation on Smart Tehran projects

Signing a MoU between TMICTO and University of Tehran Science & Technology Park

Signing a MoU between TMICTO and Iran National Technomarket

8 December, 2019

Inaugurating the Urban Smart Technologies Center in Tehran Municipality Region 4

8 December, 2019

Attending the live local television talk show “Motor-e Jostojoo” with the topic on open data, big data, and the necessity of cooperation of all stakeholders to achieve to realize a real smart city

7 December, 2019

Attending the live local television talk show “Salam, Sobh Bekheir” with the topic on “Smart Tehran Projects”

7 December, 2019

Holding 3rd meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC)

5-7 December, 2019

Holding 3rd Smart Tehran Hackathon: 20 start-ups and over 50 trial APIs

3 December, 2019

Attending the live local television talk show “Sobh Bekheir Iran” with the topic on “Smart Tehran Week”

3 December, 2019

Signing an MoU between Tehran Municipality and Snapp (a ride-hailing company) to give disabled people a discount on trip charges

3 December, 2019

Holding 4th InnoTehran Reverse Pitch Event focused on data

3 December, 2019

1st InnoWalk in Haft-e Tir Square (3-5 December), an opportunity for start-ups to interact directly with citizens and city managers

2 December, 2019

Holding a press conference on 3rd “Smart Tehran Congress”

30 November, 2019

Signing a Joint Declaration by Tehran Municipality and Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology in order to establish an innovation center for advanced vehicles esp. electrical motors and accelerate studying about developing such innovation centers

27 November, 2019

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 19 to foster mutual cooperation on Smart Tehran PoC projects

19-21 November, 2019

Attending Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 and selection of Smart Tehran Program (STP) as one of six winners of City Award which awarded to cities for developed global strategies combining projects, initiatives and policy implementations for their citizens

19 November, 2019

Call for identification and evaluation of solution providers focused on “Smart Fire Alarm and Monitoring System”

18 November, 2019

Attending as a speaker in “The Role of Smart Mobility in Urban Transportation Seminar”, Industrial Management Institute

9 November, 2019

Holding 2nd meeting of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC)

3 November, 2019

Launching a new campaign called “Dreams for Tehran”

2 November, 2019

Attending 4th Edition of Tehran Golden Adobe Global Award and selection of “MyTehran” as winner of “Smart and Creative Human Award”

26 October, 2019

Publishing the book “Smart Cities Lessons Learned & The Road Towards Smart Tehran”

20 October, 2019

Call for the “Artificial intelligence (AI) Challenge Event”, organized by Smart Tehran Center (STC) and Amirkabir University of Technology, focused on urban data analytics in vehicle license plates recognition

17 October, 2019

Selection of Smart Tehran Program (STP) as one of the six finalists (Bristol, Curitiba, Montevideo, Seoul, Tehran and Stockholm) for the City Award category at World Smart City Awards 2019, with focused on awarded to cities for developed global strategies combining projects, initiatives and policy implementations for their citizens.

9 October, 2019

Activation of “Online Construction License Application Form” based on the smart city project entitled “Urban Construction Service” in the Smart Tehran Program (STP)

29 September, 2019

Attending the local television talk show “Tehran 20” with the topic on “Smart City Impacts on Citizens Quality of Life”

28 September, 2019

Approval of Smart Tehran Strategic Council (STSC) about smart city definition, strategies and dimensions of Smart Tehran Program (STP)

26 September, 2019

Presenting and explaining about “win-win cooperation opportunities between banks and Tehran Municipality through an open based ecosystem”, 10th Finup Event, Institute of Culture, Art and Architecture

22 September, 2019

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 5 to foster mutual cooperation on Smart Tehran PoC projects

14 September, 2019

Holding a working Group on “Innovative and Technological demands in Tehran Municipality”

3-4 September, 2019

Attending “BRIDGE for Cities 4.0” event in Vienna, Austria organized by UNIDO:

Pirouz Hanachi, Mayor of Tehran, one of the panelists of “Re-thinking Urban Innovation: High-tech parks and start-up hubs powering the urban economy”

Pirouz Hanachi, Mayor of Tehran, one of the participants of the Mayors Roundtable explaining on Smart Tehran Program

Signing a MoU between Tehran Mayor and Director General of UNIDO regarding joint cooperation on sustainable urban-industrial development

31 August, 2019     

 Closing ceremony of 2nd Smart Tehran Hackathon and revealing its winners

  Signing a MoU with Iran University of science and Technology to foster mutual cooperation on Smart Tehran projects

28 August, 2019

Presenting “RegTech use cases in smart urban management” in Iran RegTech Event, Khatam University

25 August, 2019

Holding Smart Economy Working Group with focus on “Tehran Innovation and Technology Fund”

18 August, 2019

Holding Smart Mobility Working Group with focus on “Sharing economy transportation”

4 August, 2019

Holding Smart Safety Working Group with focus on “Smart Safety Service Provider”

28 July, 2019

Holding Smart Environment Working Group with focus on “Tehran air quality and the necessity of using smart tools and solutions”

26 July, 2019

Holding a fully electronic voting across 1631 voting branches with electronic ballot boxes and paperless votes for the first time

18 – 21 July, 2019

International Electronic, Computer & E-Commerce Exhibition (ELECOMP)

Introducing the of Smart Tehran Program (draft version)

Holding 2nd Smart Tehran Hackathon: 24 start-ups, 21 mentors, 83 attendees, and trial 44 APIs

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Regions 10, 14, and 22 to foster mutual cooperation on Smart Tehran PoC projects

Connecting 2 million citizens to MyTehran (citizen services Super App)

Exhibiting latest achievements relevant to GIS, Tehran Municipality Fleet Management, Smart Dashboards and simulators, Urban Construction Services, etc.

Selected as one of the winners of 2019 TELECOMP Awards: “Innovation & Creativity awards”

 14 July, 2019

Holding Smart Governance Working Group with focus on “Tehran Municipality Data Governance Plan Guideline”

11 July, 2019​

Presenting and explaining “Smart Tehran Innovation Approach & Plans” in 6th IT WEEKENED held by Sharif University of Technology

10 July, 2019

Presenting and explaining Smart Tehran achievements in an international ITU event (a workshop on Capacity Building and Skill Development for Digital Transformation in Digital Economy)

8 July, 2019

Holding 3rd InnoTehran Reverse Pitch Event (focused on GIS Urban Services)

22 June, 2019

Lunching new plan for Tehran Low Emission Zone (TLEZ):

Based on the new plan, it is possible to drive within the TLEZ freely for 20 days per 3 months and need to charge MyTehran e-Wallet account for extra days)

Since March 2018, all Tehrani citizens need to pay the Tehran Congestion Charge Zone (TCCZ) for all working days via MyTehran e-Wallet account

 

11 June, 2019

Holding 2nd InnoTehran Reverse Pitch Event (focused on Firefighting and Safety Services)

10 June, 2019​

Signing a MoU with Tehran Municipality Region 7 to foster mutual cooperation on Smart Tehran PoC projects

9 – 12 June, 2019​

Attending 8th INOTEX (International Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2019)

20 May, 2019​

Inaugurating the Urban Smart Technologies Center in Tehran Municipality Region 9