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Between Brno and Online: A Summary of the EIP-SCC Marketplace General Assembly

11 September 2020

The General Assembly in a nutshell

  • More than 300 participants joined online
  • 100 one-on-one networking meetings
  • 20 sessions ranging from interviews to 3.5 hours workshops covering everything from data platforms to business models – with a total number of 70 speakers
  • Our Smart City Matchmakers received Smart City proposals at a total value of EUR 121 million
  • Nice to know or fun fact: Overall time people engaged in one-to-one...

SCIS Final Conference, 4-5 November 2020

09 September 2020

After operating and collecting information and experiences within Smart Cities for three years, the Smart Cities Information System (SCIS) concludes its activities in a final conference on November 4th and 5th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be delivered online and aims at getting European cities interested in collaboration, triggering further EU funded projects and bringing together interested cities and stakeholders. With highlighting lessons learned, the event certainly can...

The SCIS Roadshow comes to the URBIS Smart City Fair in Brno

26 August 2020

SCIS Roadshow: Creating Smart and Sustainable Cities using lessons learnt
A live replication session during Brno Urbis Smart City Fair and the EIP-SCC General Assembly

The essence of any Replication Process is to take advantage of previous efforts, innovations and knowledge applied, collect the lessons that can be learned and use them in the most suitable and appropriate way, keeping in mind the specific nature of the different local contexts.


EIP-SCC Marketplace - General Assembly 2020, 2-3 Sept 2020 URBIS Fair, Brno, Czech Republic

03 August 2020

On 2-3 September the URBIS Smart City Fair will be organised in Brno, Czech Republic, mainly delivered by the City of Brno, a Fellow City in Horizon 2020 Lighthouse Project RUGGEDISED. At the same time and in a hybrid format (both online and in Brno), the EIP-SCC will host its yearly General Assembly. 

Despite many interesting recent...

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

10 July 2020

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...

EUSEW 2020 – WEBINAR: Creating a Joint Vision for PEDs – Recap

03 July 2020

As part of this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week’s extended programme, SCIS focused on Positive Energy Districts during its webinar ‘Actions & Recommendations: Creating a joint vision for PEDs’, moderated by Jelle Jaubin (SCIS consortium, VITO).

PEDs (Positive Energy Districts) are an important concept in both the EC’s Smart Cities & Communities (SCC)...

EUSEW 2020 - WEBINAR: Creating a Joint Vision for PEDs

21 June 2020

Tuesday 30 June 15:00 - 16:30

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PEDs (Positive Energy Districts) are an important concept in both the EC’s Smart Cities & Communities (SCC) programmes and the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET plan). In the EC’s SCC Lighthouse programme, which has set PEDs as a formal standard in its recent calls, over 420 Million Euro are...

Sharing Cities Webinar Series

17 June 2020

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...

Register now! City Dialogue - Resilient Cities

02 June 2020

9.June 9:30 – 11:00 CEST

Cities all over the world are facing the same problems in fighting COVID-19. This sudden and unpredictable crisis has forced cities to respond immediately but as we emerge from the crisis, there is an opportunity to make our cities smarter and more resilient ensuring a better quality of life for citizens and improving the response to future crises.

It goes without saying that ‘resilient’ and ‘smart cities’ are inextricably linked, now more than ever....