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Digitally driven by Ghent

District09 is the ICT partner of the City of Ghent, which provides a stable, reliable and safe ICT environment for the city, its residents, its visitors, its commuters, its students and its employees.

Together with city services, organisations, companies and citizens, we are turning our city into an innovative and digital inclusive technology capital, in which all citizens can seize the opportunities of the digital world.

Simplifying the ‘Energy loan’ application with Blockchain and Self-Sovereign Identity

Can blockchain technology improve our public services? A pilot project covering the Ghentian energy loan application suggests potential.

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District09 - BLING - Energielening Blockchain Pilot - 3

Improving accessibility in the city with Open Services

Using 'Open Services', District09 developed an innovative alert message service for and with blind and visually impaired citizens. Results were presented at both our own launch event and an international Smart City congress in Breda (NL).

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District09 Open Services - Blinde man wacht op de bus

City of Aarhus in Denmark reuses open source technology by District09

District09 developed a useful QR Code Toolkit. Thanks to open source development, Denmark's Aarhus is now also putting it to good use.

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QR code scan Aarhus District09 QR code toolkit open source

The e-inclusion programme of the city of Ghent

Since 2006, District09 and the city of Ghent have been joining forces building a digitally inclusive Ghent where its citizens can really grasp the opportunities that come with a digital world, instead of being shut out.

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District09 werkt aan e-inclusie - Digipunten

Smart data usage allows proactive allocation of social benefits

No need to fill in a form and provide proof of income to receive social benefits. Thanks to 'Proactive Services' Ghent citizens receive them automatically. Read how District09 supports the development of proactive services in Ghent.

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Proactieve dienstverlening - UiTPAS