Title: Interview with Iñigo de la Serna - Former Mayor of Santander, Spain
Location: Santander, Cantabria, Spain
Categories: Interview
Population: 176,000 | HDI: 0.869 | Annual budget: None | Expenditure per capita: None | Source of the socio-economic indicators: None

Date Published: July 4, 2017, 11:54 a.m.


n this interview, Iñigo de la Serna gives his take on how the city of Santander has been using SMART technologies to increase efficiency in the municipal administration. 

1. What is Santander's vision regarding SMART technologies in municipal management and its potential impact on municipal finances?

2. What are the main initiatives you have taken to build Santander as a smart city?

3. What results have these initiatives produced?

4. What were the main difficulties encountered when developing SMART city initiatives in Santander?

5. What advice would you give to other cities that wish to follow your experience?