Quess is a leading integrated business services provider headquartered in Bengaluru, the company has a pan-India presence across 34 cities along with overseas footprint. It serves customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials.
QInfra Solutions, the Public Infrastructure Services division of Quess Corp Limited, is a Master System Integrator for mobilizing consolidated group-level expertise to deliver world-class solutions including smart traffic maintenance , well-connected public wi-fi, centralized security & surveillance, smart waste management & pollution control, smart metering and ERP Integration for Municipal Corporations and State Authorities.
QInfra has the resources, range and professional network to emerge as the pivotal pioneer of the smart city initiative in India. Enabled by Quess Corp Ltd, QInfra Solutions is equipped to deliver optimized outcomes by tapping into the collective knowledge, expertise and intelligence of businesses under Quess.

Associate Sponsor

Partner State
Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services(KBITS)
KBITS helps the Department of Information Technology and Biotechnology,GoK in facilitating and promoting the Information Technology and Biotech sectors in the state by organizing as well as participating in Road shows, Trade shows, Conferences, Symposia, Seminars held at National and International levels. This enables to project the State and its potential for investments, implementation of its policies and programmes, assisting industries in getting quick clearances, administering incentives and concessions announced in state policies, etc.

Speakers From

C-DAC is a premier research and development organization of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.Major research activities taken up by CDAC are ““Development of ICT Technology for Smart Building with Low Carbon Emission” and “Design and Development of Systems and Solutions for Smart cities using Internet of Things (IoT)” along with multiple other projects.CDAC also offers smart water distribution network and portable air pollution monitoring stations.

Azuga is a leading connected vehicle platform, helping our customers turn data about vehicles and their use into intelligence that improves operations and safety while reducing costs and risk. Azuga provides reliable end-to-end solutions for commercial fleets, government agencies, insurance companies and automotive industry suppliers, encompassing hardware, the Azuga One platform, SaaS applications, support, and data analytics.
Azuga is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices and resellers throughout North America, South America, the UK, and India.

Cooey is an IoT enabled mobile-based augmentation layer on an existing EHR(Electronic Health Records) that allows its users to collect, store, analyse their health vitals for recurring care needs. Cooey’s main focus is on SeniorCare, Home Health Care, Chronic Disease Management and other health conditions where there is more emphasis on recurring care needs.
Cooey been chosen as one of the winners at the Startup Karnataka Top Tech 25 Awards 2016

Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm with over 45,000 employees in 300 offices across 70 countries helping owners, occupiers and investors optimize the value of their real estate by combining its global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. 2017 marked the 100 years Cushman & Wakefield brand globally and 20 years of operations in India.

Earth One
Earth One, part of the Velankani Group, provides comprehensive solutions that address the sanitation and waste management challenges of tropical countries.Earth One offers economically viable, tailor-made, flexible technical solutions and consultancy services that convert environmental challenges into economic opportunities.

Eram Scientific Solutions
Eram Scientific Solutions is a R&D Social enterprise operating primarily in the water and sanitation sector. Eram Scientific has introduced its flagship product “eToilet” with the revolutionary concept of technology integrated to sanitation to address the challenges associated with public sanitation in the society.The Patent Pending eToilet incorporates a full cycle approach in sanitation using multiple technologies.

IBM India Research
The IBM India Research focuses on innovations in machine learning, natural language processing, blockchain technology, data security,Internet of Things and cognitive systems for various domains such as education, agriculture, healthcare and smart cities.

Janaagraha’s mission is to transform quality of life in India’s cities and towns. This not-for-profit work with citizens to catalyse active citizenship in city neighbourhoods and with governments to institute reforms to “city-systems” (what is commonly referred to as urban governance).
Civic Learning, Civic Participation and Advocacy and Reforms are Janaagraha’s three major strands of work to accomplish its mission. Janaagraha’s Civic Learning and Civic Participation programs are anchored under the I Change My City brand.

SatSure is a large area analytics company based in Bangalore, Dubai, London and Switzerland. SatSure leverages advances in satellites, machine learning and big data analytics to provide answers to large area questions across multiple domains like agriculture, forestry, insurance, irrigation, cities, environment and oil & gas. Their platform enables combining of satellite imagery with weather, IoT, social and economic datasets, among many others to generate timely, location specific insights.

Uravu Labs
Uravu Labs is a water innovation company on a mission to make drinking water accessible to everyone.Their flagship product Eva sources water from thin air.

The company offers sustainable and ecological solutions for packaging and disposable tableware. The purpose of Bio-lutions is to end the excessive use of petroleum plastic and paper (cellulose) in modern societies. Its innovative, sustainable Bio-lutions fibres and decentralized production processes creates the most ecological alternative to conventional materials

Citizengage based in Bengaluru offers a technology platform that combines the latest in mobility, IoT, algorithms and analytics to measure, track, monitor, and control the entire cycle of waste to resource conversions.

ZeeSense Systems
ZeeSense Systems is a Technology Solutions company based on Wireless Sensor Networks. ZeeSense Systems strategy is to use wireless sensors and sensor network technology to develop Products and Solutions targeting security, safety ,automation, care and lifestyle needs of high end home owners,communities and enterprises.

PParkE makes it easier in finding a convenient spot close to you by enabling a wireless parking device that gets you last mile connectivity to parking spot and parking updates and they also navigate you to nearby parking lot from your current location.

SmartIS is a Smart City Platform that allows the city officials to manage urban development, socio-economic development, and technological development of the city, measuring and reporting progress in time.

Quantum Storage
Quantum specializes in scale-out tiered storage, archive and data protection, providing intelligent solutions for capturing, sharing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. They help customers maximize the value of these assets to achieve their goals or small businesses trying to streamline their operations. With a comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class disk, tape and software solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, which enable customers to address their most demanding workflow challenges and opportunities

Shapoorji Pallonji Co. & Ltd
Shapoorji Pallonji Co. & Ltd. is one of the leading construction giants in India and abroad. Shapoorji Pallonji has built diverse civil and structural engineering masterpieces like factories, nuclear research establishments, nuclear waste handling establishments, scientific and research establishments, stadia and auditoria, airports, hotels, hospitals, giant skyscrapers, housing complexes, townships, water treatment plants, roads, expressways, power plants and biotech facilities. They have earned the ISO 9001 Certification across all projects.

Brigade Reap Accelerator
Reap Program is being set up with a view to identify and nurture startups from India with a focus on Technology that will help the Industry while helping the startups scale in a sustainable manner. Brigade Reap is focused on technology startups in areas relevant to Real Estate, Retail and Hospitality. The sectors range from IoT, Nano Technology, Cleantech and Renewable energy, Logistics and Visual Computing. It will help early stage start-ups unlock value and scale by providing domain knowledge, access to a high-powered mentor pool, test labs, access to customers, funding and state of the art office infrastructure.

Strategic Partners

AREA Ridef
AREA Ridef, is a not-for-profit organization of professionals in renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability sectors. The association is active in promotion of renewable energies and sustainability with conferences, workshops and professional courses. All members participate in the Association´s activities with their time, network and professional experience on a voluntary basis.

Bavarian-Indian-Centre for Business & University Cooperation (BayIND)
BayIND Set-up by the Bavarian State, this centre coordinates and promotes the cooperation between India and Bavaria in the field of higher education as well as business (mainly SMEs).

Bangalore Rural Educational & Development Society (BREADS)
BREADS is a part of an international network of Don Bosco organizations working in over 130 countries across the globe. Children, teenagers and women have been the main target group of all their projects and programs.BREADS assist and promote the development activities of the Don Bosco partners in Karnataka and Kerala.

The European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC)
EBTC is a not-for-profit company which facilitates Indo-European collaborations by a demand-driven and knowledge-based approach. EBTC is a Partner of Invest India, Development Partner of the Clean India Mission(Urban) and Technical Cooperation Partner of several Smart City municipalities.

Hanns Seidel Foundation
Hanns Seidel Foundation is a political foundation and part of the development policy of the Federal Republic of Germany. Represented in India since 1996, the foundation is strengthening federal-democratic structures, provides rural water conservation and supports safety systems. A focus area is the cooperation with authorities, police and NGOs for security in Indian urban spaces.

Heidelberg Centre South Asia
The centre works closely with various Ministries of the Government of India, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and Universities and academic groups in India. In addition, it closely collaborates with Indian think tanks, which it has Memoranda of Understanding with, as well as German political foundations such as FES, FNF, RLS, HSS and KAS.

Hof University of Applied Sciences
Practice-orientation, internationalization (focusing on India) and the intelligent use of resources (focusing on indoor climate systems / water) are at the heart of teaching and research at Hof University.

The Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems (ISINNOVA), is an independent Italian research and consulting institute supporting international, national and local public institutions for the development, implementation and evaluation of sustainable policies. ISINNOVA employs integrated approaches combining foresight, participation and system integration to foster the adoption of innovative models in the fields of energy, environment, transport and mobility, urban planning, and knowledge society.

Milano Smart City
The Milano smart city vision not only cultivates its technological component, but also combines economic development and social inclusion; at the same time acquires all the tools necessary to provide the strategic framework, internal coordination and the synergy to bring together the different players.

Sharing Cities
Sharing Cities is a European project funded by the Horizon 2020 - Smart Cities Lighthouse -Which aims to achieve a "quasi" zero-emission "smart" neighborhood to meet the major environmental challenges of cities and to improve the daily lives of its inhabitants.

Smart Cities India Foundation (SCIF)
SCIF is an independent not-for-profit social enterprise, which acts as a catalysing force in the process of creating liveable and sustainable urban communities in India through advocacy, capacity building and action research.

Smart City Platform
The Smart City Platform connects all the core elements of a successfully managed city. It allows the Smart Mayor to manage urban development, socio-economic development and technological development of the city by measuring and reporting progress in real time.

Studio Corno
Studio Corno is a specialized consulting firm that has a range of services to support companies that with needs and aims to internationalize, to consolidate or change their business model both in Italy and abroad. It has developed services tailored to suit both small and medium enterprises, and industrial groups providing diverse highly qualified opportunities for growth and consolidation to its clients.

Knowledge & Networking Partner

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. The Company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting.

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