Opportunities for Adaptation of the Smart City Concept – A Regional Approach


  • Zoltán Nagy University of Miskolc
  • Géza Tóth University of Miskolc
  • Dóra Szendi University of Miskolc




Smart city concept, statistical analysis, Northern Hungary


Smart City applications are becoming more prevalent in the world’s major cities. In this study we briefly introduce the
essence of this concept and attempt to examine the basis for introduction of the concept subsystems in Northern
Hungary. We found that the region under investigation significantly lags behind the national average in the case of
indicators for quantifying Smart City applications. We identify areas with a particularly low score on the newly
developed SMART index and propose a possible area for future intervention.

Author Biographies

Zoltán Nagy, University of Miskolc

Associate Professor

Géza Tóth, University of Miskolc

Associate Professor

Dóra Szendi, University of Miskolc

Assistant Lecturer


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How to Cite

Nagy, Z., Tóth, G., & Szendi, D. (2016). Opportunities for Adaptation of the Smart City Concept – A Regional Approach. Theory, Methodology, Practice - Review of Business and Management, 12(Special Issue), 87–93. https://doi.org/10.18096/TMP.2016.02.08

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