The City Protocol Society (CPS) will be a membership-based organisation whose role will be to manage the City Protocol programme. Membership will be open to city councils, industry, academia and other agencies involved in city transformation. This is because the whole cycle of innovation can only be enabled by solid, trust-based cross-sector partnership working. It is only by bringing together the resources and strengths of all key stakeholders that cities will be able to meet the challenges they are faced with every day.
The rationale for creating, delivering and capturing value is illustrated below.