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Matchmaking, we are doing it online – Register now!

27 May 2020

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.

  • Are you looking to make investments in the area of mobility & transport, ICT or energy?
  • Is your city ready to...

Webinar: Replication in practice

25 May 2020

Replication in practice: Common challenges and enablers for the replication of smart city solutions

Join the SCIS team on Tuesday 9 June from 2.00 - 3.30 PM for the webinar 'Replication in practice: Common challenges and enablers for the replication of smart city solutions'.

During this SCIS webinar, we will explore SCC01 fellow cities’ replication processes and have a closer look at their practical experiences of replication.

Introduction (EUROCITIES...

Webinar: The Smart City response to COVID-19

19 May 2020

The SCC01 projects MAtchUPSharing Cities and Replicate are hosting a joint webinar: "The Smart City response to COVID-19".

The webinar will focus on smart solutions and tools to tackle the current pandemic, with a close eye on the future application of such innovative solutions.

The...

EIT announces EUR 60 million Crisis Response Initiative

18 May 2020

€60 million Crisis Response Initiative for Europe's Innovators

As part of the EU’s collective efforts to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the EIT has launched the ‘EIT Crisis Response Initiative

The EIT Governing Board has...

The 2020 call for energy efficiency is now open!

13 May 2020

Around €64 million of EU funding is now available for energy efficiency innovation and market uptake projects. The deadline for applications is 10 September 2020 (17:00 hours Brussels time). 

The funding is available for proposals submitted under 10 topics addressing 5 main areas: buildings, innovative finance, public authorities,...

Virtual Talk: Quality of life in European capital cities

12 May 2020

DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion are pleased to invite you to the 20th EMPL Triple A Virtual Talk on May 28th at 14:30-16:00.

 “Quality of life in European capital cities”

The speaker (Tadas Leončikas, Eurofound) will present results from this Eurofound publication. Findings based on...

Delivery models, funding & procurement for smart cities

11 May 2020

City governments have a key role in planning, delivering, and ensuring the uptake of smart technologies. The key to success is to define this role adequately.

If we assume that the responsibility of visioning, financing, procuring and managing smart city projects lies solely on the shoulders of cities, then implementing smart city ambitions may seem like a daunting task. In a time of global uncertainty, public officers indeed rarely have the resources and expertise to bear the sole...

How Life in Our Cities Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic

06 May 2020

The pandemic will change urban life forever. Foreign Policy has asked 12 leading global experts in urban planning, policy, history, and health for their predictions.

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Measures to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak impact on energy poverty

06 May 2020

by Paolo Mastropietro (Comillas Pontifical University), Pablo Rodilla (Comillas Pontifical University), Carlos Batlle (Florence School of Regulation)

Many definitions can be found in literature for energy poverty, but all of them point at an unbalance between the economic resources needed to cover the basic energy needs of a household and the income of the family living in it. This unbalance may be due to different causes, from low household incomes to inefficient...