Dr. Hideo Miyahara, representative director of Knowledge Capital was interviewed by Mainichi Newspapers. The article is about future prospective of the second phase project of Umekita redevelopment area. He mentioned about FESTIVAL project in this interview. For realization of smart city, it is necessary to develop infrastructure including information and communication technology. Knowledge Capital commenced the international joint project called “FESTIVAL” with three countries in Europe, and conduct experimentation toward realization of a smart city.

Link to the article here (in Japanese).