The Smart Cities Information System (SCIS) brings together project developers, cities, institutions, industry and experts from across Europe to exchange data, experience and know-how and to collaborate on the creation of smart cities and an energy-efficient urban environment.

Launched with support from the European Commission, SCIS encompasses data collected from ongoing and future projects under the CONCERTO initiative and Smart Cities calls in Horizon 2020.

With a focus on smart cities, energy efficiency, transport and mobility, and ICT, SCIS showcases solutions in the fields of sustainable building and district development, renewable energy sources for cities, energy efficiency and low-carbon technology applications.

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Published: 08/06/2016

My Smart City District organises 5 Lunch Academy webinars during EUSEW


My Smart City District (MSCD), a group of like-minded European Smart Cities projects, represents 8 projects, 25 cities across 13 countries. Together, they are putting on a series of short online seminars – the Lunch Academy – set to take place 11:30-12:15 CET every day of the European Sustainable Energy Week (13-17 June). 

Published: 30/05/2016

Register for the EU Sustainable Energy week: 13-17 June


We are two weeks away from the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) taking place in Brussels between 13 and 17 June. The event involves a month-long series of activities to build a secure energy future for Europe. It brings together public authorities, private companies, NGOs and consumers to promote initiatives to save energy and move towards renewables for clean, secure and efficient power.

Published: 30/05/2016

Energy Days 2016: the Energy Transition is Going Local

Citizens and stakeholders are organising European Union Energy Days throughout the month of June to activate the transition to secure, clean and efficient energy. Held as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), presentations, workshops, conferences, tours, displays and other activities will spread the word about energy-efficiency and renewables. 

Published: 30/05/2016

Participate in the 2016 World Smart City Awards


The 6th edition of the World Smart City Awards will take place as part of the 2016 Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. The aim of the awards is recognize, promote and support innovative solutions or strategies that can potentially change citizen's lives by increasing efficiency, generating business and improving quality of life.


European Data Forum

Date and place:
29 June 2016 to 30 June 2016
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

The European Data Forum (EDF) is one of the key European events for industry professionals, researchers, policy makers, and members of community initiatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities of data-driven innovation in Europe.

Optimus training workshop on energy data collection

Date and place:
06 July 2016
Savona, Italy

Optimus is offering free technical training workshops on how to automate energy data collection and integrate different data streams to make smart energy decision for various types of buildings to achieve cost and Co2 savings. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to learn from latest research and sustainable energy experts.

7th European Summit of Regions and Cities

Date and place:
08 July 2016 to 09 July 2016
Bratislava, Slovakia

Every two years, the CoR holds a European Summit of Regions and Cities. These summits bring elected representatives from regional and local authorities together to discuss the main challenges facing the European Union.

The 7th Summit of the European Committee of the Regions will take place on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 July 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia. The event will be co-hosted by the Bratislava Self-Governing Region and the City of Bratislava, in cooperation with the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU.

Smart Summit London

Date and place:
21 September 2016 to 22 September 2016
London, UK

This conference and exhibition is composed of three parts: The Smart Cities Summit Frankfurt will explore German Smart City projects and test beds, together with international case studies. The Smart Home Summit is dedicated to exploring the technologies, analysing the opportunities, and bringing together senior decision makers, colleagues and peers to meet, learn and do business.

1st International Conference “Smart Ideas and a New Concept of Economic Regeneration in Europe”

Date and place:
28 September 2016 to 01 October 2016
Dubrovnik, Croatia

The conference covers seven main topics. The contents of Topic 7. Smart cities and the new economy include: a. Intergovernmental fiscal relations in the digital age, b. Financing and smart economy, c. Smart infrastructure, d. Business friendly environment at the local level, e. Interdisciplinary aspects of local economic development, f. Globalisation and local economic development, g. New perspective on public goods and services, h. Local government administration and digital economy