Updated: Jan 14, 2021
A Smart Village is a super connected community, either based around a settlement, a cluster of settlements or a community of interest.
Smart Villages connect people in rural areas, supporting new and existing enterprises,working together to build a vibrant, creative and sustainable rural economy.
Braemar Community Ltd, with support from the Cairngorms National Park Authority, have commissioned Smart Village Scotland to deliver a Smart Village portal for Braemar. Smart Village Scotland aims to make a sustainable economic and social impact by supporting enterprises and connected communities.
These projects transform the rural economy by harnessing improved digital connectivity, innovation and social capital.
Smart Villages can be the conduit to creating a legacy of sustainable, empowered and connected rural enterprises and communities.