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Urban data platform

Urban data platforms integrate the large amount of data in cities, including energy, transport, crowdsourced data, etc., and provide holistic view of the information with the aim of improvement and development of innovative smart city services.

Four types of data streams can be drawn from urban data:

  • demand-side stream which can give better understanding of specific properties and characteristics of urban processes, e.g. buildings services,  government-to-citizens services, and provide solutions for improvement
  •  supply-side stream to monitor incidents and crisis situations and the respective responses and solutions with the aim of drawing conclusions and recommendations
  • analytical stream to identify data patterns and correlations in order to derive predictions for urban innovation, provide impact assessment, and demonstrate the challenges and opportunities in urban development
  • standardization stream to bring the data in line with the international standards.

Urban data platforms enable and stimulate a proper understanding of how infrastructure is used in different domains, the interdependencies between different elements of infrastructure and the effects of external drivers such as public policy, major events and weather patterns and precipitation. 

Published: 10/11/2020

Smart Cities Information System – A BEGINNING NOT THE END

The final conference in a nutshell:

  • Approximately 200 participants joined online
  • 16 sessions with a total number of 44 speakers
  • Number of Lobby chats: nearly 100!

Deal meetings:

  • Projects received: 12 (total investment: 111,8 M EUR)
  • Projects matched: 4 (total investment: 84 M EUR)

The link to the recording of the event will follow soon.

Published: 10/07/2020

Sinfonia “Smart City talks” Webinar n°6 - Data for citizen

Join the Sinfonia team on Friday 17 July 2020 at 10:30 for their last SINFONIA "Smart City Talks" webinar to learn more about the experience of our lighthouse city Bolzano in deploying smart urban services for its citizens!

The city of Bolzano is one of the first smart cities in Italy. Within the framework of the EU-funded SINFONIA project, the Municipality collaborated with research centres and companies to design and implement an Urban Service-Oriented Sensible Grid (USOS-grid) that will improve mobility and expand the services offered to citizens.

Published: 17/06/2020

Sharing Cities Webinar Series

Is your city interested in the digital social market, e-bikes, building retrofit, sustainable energy management system, smart lampposts, e-mobility, or an urban sharing platform?

Register here for our new series of webinars on each of these solutions. The webinars will create discussion around the lessons learned by Lisbon, London and Milan, lighthouse cities in our Sharing Cities project that have been working to implement these solutions since 2016.

Practical details on how to join each webinar will be sent in due time to all members that registered for the event.

Published: 27/05/2020

Matchmaking, we are doing it online – Register now!

With the theme of delivering resiliance for smart city projects in times of COVID-19, the EIP-SCC Marketplace team is organising an online matchmaking event from 15 June to 17 June 2020. You can register here.

Find support and connect to smart city investors during the pandemic and beyond by registering here.

Published: 29/04/2020

We are looking for your smart city project concepts!

The EIP-SCC Marketplace matchmaking support service is continuously looking for projects in need of finance to be matched with the requirements of members of our Investor Network.

Call for project concepts

Published: 29/04/2020

Tartu Virtual Baltic Smart City Dialogue

In the EU, municipalities are increasingly developing “smart” solutions for urban infrastructures and their integration. Frequently, the vision of a “smart city” is portrayed as key for sustainable, climate friendly municipalities. Building on a German smart city stakeholder dialogue, the project intends to foster European dialogue and learning on smart cities for climate mitigation. The focus will be on the infrastructure sectors mobility, energy and waste management and water and their integration.

mySMARTLife Helsinki

Where history and presence lead into a smart future


Helsinki, the capital of Finland, has a population of over 626,300 inhabitants and greater Helsinki does even count up to 1.4 million. Helsinki is Finland´s major political, educational, financial, cultural and research centre as well as one of northern Europe´s major cities.


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