The Smart Country project has the support of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) which collaborates with the ActuaTech Foundation. The Changing Places research group at the MIT Media Lab works side by side with representatives from various institutions and companies, and these include Andorra Telecom, which plays a fundamental role.
MIT is an American university with a long history of research and investigation, becoming one of the most prestigious and influential academic institutions in the world. Throughout its more than 150 years of existence, dozens of Nobel prizewinners in various categories and some of the world's leading researchers have passed through its halls, either as professors or students.
The MIT Media Lab is a university laboratory which was founded in 1985 by professor Nicholas Negroponte and former president of the MIT, Jerome Wiesner.