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[Y]Factor: Think Smart, Think Regional...Let's Innovate!

25 - 26 January 2016

The winter [Y] Factor conference 2016 will be focused on the key question: What role can young people play in innovating their regions and cities? The event will bring together young people, local authorities and the young entrepreneurs for an interactive discussion on two key issues:

  1. Young Entrepreneurs and Local and Regional Authorities: how to play together?
  2. Young Generation and Smart Cities: how can big data drive innovation?

Workshop on “Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning in European Metropolitan Areas: Experiences and Approaches”

25 - 26 January 2016

This workshop aims to discuss knowledge-policy dynamics combining academic perspectives and policy experiences. Starting from a Brussels-based research project and reflections from the region of Lombardy, the workshop proposes a reflection on the notion of ‘knowledge governance’ to enhance place-based policymaking. This workshop is for policymakers, academics, and practitioners working as “knowledge intermediaries”.


EER 2017 Info Day

22 January 2016

The 2017 edition of the European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) award was opened on 18 November 2015 at the European SME Assembly in Luxembourg. The deadline for the submission of applications is 18 March 2016.

The EER 2017 Info Day supports interested regions and cities in the run-up to their application by giving them the opportunity to learn more about the objectives of the award and the assessment criteria, and to obtain tips and advice from successful EER regions and members of the...

7th European Innovation Summit

7 - 10 December 2015

The 7th European Innovation Summit (7th EIS) is to take place in the European Parliament in Brussels on 7-10 December. The summit is taking place within the framework of the Konwledge4Innovation (K4I) Forum of the European Parliament. Highlights of this year's programme include topics such as policies and politics for innovation - creating a framework for success; European Innovation Ecosystems; tackling society's grand challenges in areas such as water, energy, environment, agriculture, bio...

UCLG World Council in Paris

4 - 6 December 2015

The 2015 UCLG World Council meetings will be held from 4 to 7 December 2015 in Paris, France. The programme includes the World Council, the Climate Summit for Local Leaders, and a seminar “From COP 21 to Habitat III: local governments and citizens at the heart of the challenges”.

C40 Cities Awards

3 December 2015

Launched in 2013, the City Climate Leadership Awards were created to recognize successes, catalyse ambition and share lessons with cities around the world. In 2015, the newly named ‘C40 Cities Awards’ will take place on 3 December in Paris to coincide with activities around the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21).

Agoria Smart Cities Forum 2015

2 December 2015

In 2015, the technology industry developed a vision on smarter cities for our Belgian cities and municipalities which focuses on four areas: smart energy, smart mobility, smart digital communication & infrastructure, and smart building/living/working environment. The forum will focus on the exchange of best practices between cities, governments, research institutions and industry.

Women4Energy International Conference 2015

2 December 2015

The third Women4Energy conference will discuss topics related to smart cities and renewable energy, and seeing diversity as an opportunity for greater innovation and market-oriented research and development in the energy field.

Water, Megacities and Global Change

1 - 4 December 2015

The International Conference Water, Megacities and Global Change, conference could become a driver for innovation by developing a global and integrated approach, and by favouring the interaction between scientists and operators.