Museums, galleries, theatres and heritage organisations will be given access to modern technology and digital skills training.
The two councils are working with Telensa to assess the potential quality-of-life and economic benefits of smart city technologies.
The GDPR will give EU citizens greater rights over their personal data, including a right to ask for their data to be edited or deleted.
Monthly figures revealed improvements in response times in spite of greater volume of enquiries.
The new programme will give free training to more than 1,0000 young people in digital skills.
The goal is to encourage UK businesses to work on projects to develop new or novel products, processes and services.
The survey says that nearly 35% of those surveyed in the 18-24 age group are happy to trust Apple while 30% confident with Google when it comes to sharing access to their financial data.
Most utilities leaders believe technology will enable the UK to overcome the socio-economic challenges.
Under open banking, financial institutions will have to adopt customer loyalty solutions in order to stay ahead of competition.
Nearly two thirds (63%) of young users are not sharing cyberbullying incidents with their parents while almost half of those surveyed had faced some sort of nasty experience online.