NEOM – a NEW CITY
Powered by A.I. – an Invisible Infrastructure
What does NEOM stand for?
NEOM means “New Future”. The acronym NEOM was first used publicly with the meaning “New Future” on 24 October 2017, when Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced the launch of a project involving the construction of a futuristic $500 billion city that will be built to run entirely on alternative energy.
Who is investing in NEOM?
NEOM will be backed by more than $500 billion over the coming years by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund, local as well as international investors”, said HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Chairman of the Public Investment Fund (PIF).
What is NEOM in Saudi Arabia?
Neom is a portmanteau of the Greek word neos, meaning “new,” and mustaqbal, the Arabic word for “future.” It is a futuristic mega-city 33 times the size of New York City. NEOM is being built on the Red Sea in northwest Saudi Arabia. … Saudi officials describe it as “the world’s most ambitious project.”Dec 7, 2020
What does NEOM mean in Hebrew?
neom m (plural neoameni) monster, evil or wicked person, person without humanity.
NEOM will bring the future to life
NEOM will provide a ubiquitous cognitive environment where humans and machines will live in harmony, as peers, to continually reinvent themselves through the application of advanced and future technologies. Our future will be shaped by exciting technologies that will blur the gap between man and machine; artificially intelligent software, internet of things that can sense human needs, seamless transfer between physical and virtual worlds and everyday robots that create more time to live.
NEOM will create the best, most conducive environment for innovation in technology and digital. Investors, inventors and leading tech organizations will enjoy a world-first opportunity – to use NEOM as a region wide living lab for innovation and create future-proof technologies with valuable and scalable intellectual property.
Describe NEOM as the world’s most ambitious project.
NEOM is an accelerator of human progress and a vision of what a New Future will be. It is a region in northwest Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea being built from the ground up as a living laboratory. A Place where entrepreneurship will chart the course for this New Future. NEOM will be a destination and a home for people who dream BIG and WANT to be part of building a new model for exceptional livability, creating thriving businesses, and reinventing environmental conservation.
NEOM’s infrastructure will utilize AI, robotics, and human-machine fusion to deliver greater predictive intelligence and enable faster decision making across all NEOM sectors.
NEOM will be the home and workplace to more than a million residents from around the world. NEOM will include towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, research centers, and more.
A hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders and companies welcome to research, incubate and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in groundbreaking ways. Residents will embody an international ethos and embrace a culture of exploration, risk-taking and diversity – all supported by a progressive law conducive to economic growth.
- ABOUT NEOM
NEOM is a bold and audacious vision of what a New Future will look like (in fact, NEOM means “new future”). It is something that’s never been done before at a time when the world needs fresh thinking and new solutions. NEOM will be a destination and a home for people who dream big and want to be part of building
a new model for exceptional liveability, creating prosperous businesses, and new ways of looking at sustainability.
NEOM is the vision of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and is a centerpiece of Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision, to grow and diversify the Saudi economy and position the country to play a leading role in global development. While NEOM is being driven and initially funded by Saudi Arabia, it is an international project that will be led, populated and funded by people from all over the world.
“I present to you THE LINE, a city of a million residents with a length of 170 km that preserves 95% of nature within NEOM, with zero cars, zero streets and zero carbon emissions.”
Ideally situated at the Crossroads of the World.
POWERED BY ANINNOVATIVE INVISIBLE
The invisible backbone running all transport, networks and utilities beneath the surface with unprecedented efficiency and sustainability.
MODERN CITIES ARE UNSUSTAINABLETHERE IS A FUTURE,
IT’S CALLED THE LINE
THE LINE is supported by a physical and digital infrastructure layer Seamlessly integrated beneath the surface and containing essential utilities and transportation services.
The INFRASTRUCTURE spine will INCLUDE ultra-HIGH-SPEED MASS TRANSIT ACCESS TO THYE COMMUNITIES ALONG THE LINE
THE COMMUNITIES WILL BE SLEF SUFFICIENT and WILL PROVIDE SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION
THE LINE will power NEOM as it becomes a hub for innovation where global business and emerging players can research, incubate and commercialize ground-breaking technologies to accelerate human progress.
By integrating commerce and industry into the heart of communities, THE LINE will help reimagine supply chains and facilitate new and better ways of working. It will foster innovation and empower entrepreneurs.
THE LINE utilizes human-centric design, advanced infrastructure and manufacturing and cutting-edge technology to solve the world’s greatest challenges. It will reshape industries such as mobility, clean energy, AI and robotics, with a focus on the environment and sustainability.
· NO CARS
Communities built for people with a five-minute walk to live, work and play
· MAX 20 MINUTE COMMUTE
LESS TRAVEL TIME BETWEEN
· A CITY INTEGRATED WITH NATURE
Restoring our connection with nature to improve our health and wellbeing for a happier lifestyle.
· POWERED BY CLEAN ENERGY
Abundant renewable energy for a sustainable future.
· ENABLED BY THE LATEST TECH
Tech that continuously learns and improves to make life easier for all
His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Chairman of the NEOM Company Board of Directors
Walk anywhere – everything is 5 minutes away
Replacing cars and streets with walkable distances for a healthy lifestyle.
The longest journey will never be more than 20 minutes.
Live in Harmony with Nature
Live a simplified life enhanced by predictive technology – Making everyday seamless through invisible A.I. – enables infrastructure that continually learns and predicts ways to make life easier for residents and businesses.
WATER – Desalination and Reuse – Extract and Reuse with zero liquid waste – the future of water starts with NEOM
The world’s best water technology: Located on the Red Sea with more than 450 km of coastline, NEOM has a vast supply of seawater. With extensive access to low-cost, renewable energy and the Kingdom’s vast domestic desalination expertise, NEOM has a unique competitive advantage.
It aims to be a global powerhouse in water production and storage, and a center of excellence for global water technology, fully integrated along the value chain and anchored on water desalination. This will attract water-related research companies and start-ups, drive innovation and champion all elements of the water industry.
Agritech innovation to increase sustainability
FOOD – NEOM recognizes that the global food system is one of the most environmentally damaging sectors of human activity. There needs to be change and NEOM will be at the forefront of this movement by providing the opportunity to improve the sustainability of the food system – in the challenging environment of the desert; as well as beyond.
NEOM will embrace innovation, deploying the latest technologies to transform traditional food systems and reduce the environmental footprint of food for NEOM, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the world.
NEOM selects U.S. construction leader Bechtel to accelerate primary infrastructure development for its Cognitive Cities
NEOM will also trial and test 5G solutions that will allow it to lead in fast-growing, future-focused sectors such as robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and human machine interface technologies. Leveraging such technology will open up the enormous potential of NEOM as a new economic driver across a range of industry sectors for the Kingdom.