MCI-SC Global

Global smart cities initiative India and Vietnam – future cities engineered in Germany

Institution Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO)
Location Stuttgart
Since 1949
Network manager  Damian Wagner
Network partners
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation (IFF), Magdeburg, Germany
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation (IFF), Office Bangkok, Thailand
  • Fraunhofer Representative Office India, Bangalore, India
Thematic focus
  • Energy, resources and infrastructure systems
Target country India
Target groups
  • Cities and managing authorities
  • Private sector companies
  • Municipal companies (utilities)


What we offer

We offer companies and institutions support in improving their performance by introducing new business models which include smart city solutions. With our in-depth knowledge of organizational structures and technologies, we have the skills you need to put applied research into practice. Our goal is to systematically optimize the ways in which people, organizations and technology interact.

Looking for

We are looking for smart city development projects that can be supported by our methodology and technologies.

Smart city challenges addressed

  • Congestion, air pollution, high CO2 emissions
  • Inefficient transportation and urban management systems
  • Lack of connected infrastructures

Smart city solutions offered

  • Sustainable urban mobility concepts and integrated infrastructures
  • Holistic city analysis (development of smart city profiles)
  • Integrated smart city roadmapping
  • Micro smart grids
  • Smart city governance and management




Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO)


Damian Wagner


Nobelstraße 12

70569 Stuttgart



work Phone
+49 (0)152 – 2883 5261