July 23, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
The Red Española de Ciudades Inteligentes (RECI) started in June 2011 with the signature of the “Manifest for Inteligent Cities. Inovacion for progress”, which engagement was creating an open network to foster economic and social progress within the cities via inovacion and knowledge, based on ICT.
After the founding, celebrated in Logroño, and organizational sessions in La Coruña and Murcia, the network is formally constituted in june 2012 in Valladolid. RECI is presided by Santander's mayor, Iñigo de la Serna.
Its objective is to exchange experiences and work together to develop a model of sustainable management and improve the quality of life of the citizens, working on topics such as energy savings, sustainable mobility, e-administration, security.
Nowadays, the RECI is composed by 62 cities: A Coruña, Albacete, Alcalá de Henares, Alcobendas, Alcorcón, Alicante, Almería, Alzira, Aranjuez, Arganda del Rey, Ávila, Badajoz, Barcelona, Burgos, Cáceres, Castellón, Ciudad Real, Córdoba, Guadalajara, Elche, Fuengirola, Getafe, Gijón, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Huelva, Jaén, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Logroño, Lugo, Huesca, Madrid, Majadahonda, Málaga, Marbella, Mérida, Molina de Segura, Móstoles, Motril, Murcia, Oviedo, Palencia, Palma de Mallorca, Pamplona, Paterna, Ponferrada, Pozuelo de Alarcón, Rivas Vaciamadrid, Sabadell, Salamanca, Sant Cutgat, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Segovia, Sevilla, Tarragona, Torrejón de Ardoz, Torrent, Valencia, Valladolid, Vitoria-Gasteiz and Zaragoza.