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SCIS Policy Analysis – "Why may replication (not) be happening"

21 August 2019

“Replication is like the quest for the Holy Grail: everyone is searching but no one seems to be able to find it”, states Björn Westling, consortium member of the IRIS project. If you are nodding in agreement now – the SCIS publication Why may replication (not) be happening written by SCIS consortium member Han Vandevyvere (VITO) is a must read for you....

CITyFiED Innovation Management Guide

29 July 2019

CITyFiED has just published their Final Publication, the "Innovation Management Guide":

Understanding of how to lay the right foundation for innovation became an essential condition for the cities willing to set up a successful, urban transformation strategy. The ability to identify a challenge and to translate an idea into a project is necessary. Since many of the projects fail in turning their results into exploitable components, Steinbeis 2i GmbH prepared the CITyFiED Innovation...

Call for Proposals: 3rd International Conference on SSPCR 2019 in Bolzano, 9-13 Dec

22 July 2019

3rd International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2019

By definition, smart and sustainable planning for cities and regions strives for digital innovation and the adoption of disruptive and clean technologies, while contributing to long-term environmental protection, developing new value propositions and adding to social justice.

SSPCR 2019 specifically wants to support the ‘...

SIGN UP: New SCIS & EIP-SCC Newsletter

16 July 2019

Click here to sign up for the new SCIS&EIP-SCC Explore, Shape and Deal Newsletter

SCIS and EIP-SCC are joining forces to offer you the ultimate one-stop-shop for all your Smart City related questions and needs.

The first joint SCIS & EIP-SCC newsletter will be published at the end of July. Make sure you are signed up for it by clicking...

New Tender: Intelligent Cities Challenge

05 July 2019

EASME, the Executive Agency for SMEs, has just launched a new tender, the Intelligent Cities Challenge.

Through the Digital Cities Challenge (DCC) tender which had been initiated in October 2017,...

SCIS Workshops at EUSEW 2019

02 July 2019

This year's EUSEW - the EU Sustainable Energy Week - took place in Brussels from 17 through 21 June.The SCIS team joined forces with the EIP-Marketplace on a stand in the networking village and also organised two sessions on Tuesday 18 June.

The first session Policies and models for the energy transition: from barriers to breakthroughs included speakers such as Miguel Á. García...

New: Solution Booklets

19 June 2019

We just published the first three solution booklets, informing you about Urban Freight Logistics, Batteries and PV and E-bus systems.

The solution booklets inform you about different innovative solutions, explaining the 'what & why', providing business...

Changement climatique et transition énergétique: Dialoguons!

14 June 2019

At the end of April, the European Commission, in collaboration with the City of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, the “Maison du Développement Durable” and with support of the SCIS (Smart Cities Information System), organised a participatory dialogue on the topic of climate/energy in the “Lycée Martin V” in Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve. Leading questions for the Citizens Dialogue where: What are our concerns about climate change? And what specific energy measures can we propose to protect the...

Sign up! Merge of SCIS & EIP-SCC Newsletters

05 June 2019

Click here to sign up for the new SCIS&EIP-SCC Explore, Shape and Deal Newsletter

The rumours you are hearing about SCIS and EIP-SCC joining forces to offer you the ultimate one-stop-shop for all your Smart City related questions and needs are true!

First things first, we will merge our two newsletters and give you one instead of two – a better and more...