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SCIS Self Reporting Tool Instruction Webinars

09 March 2020

The SCIS self-reporting tool (SRT) facilitates the provision of so-called design and monitoring data for projects funded by the EU in the field of Smart Cities and Communities as well as Energy Efficiency projects in the built environment. During the last year, effort went into updating of data forms and into including a form on reporting of Positive Energy Districts (PED). Based on the updated tool, the visualisation of Self Reporting Tool data has been updated and expanded as well.


More Support for EU Smart Cities!

06 March 2020

INEA has launched its first ever Horizon2020 Energy call for tender for the Smart Cities & Communities Lighthouse project. This tender is all about support and coordination of smarter more sustainable cities.

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency is publishing this invitation to tender for services to conclude a contract with a service provider (or a consortium) to ensure continuity and the management of the Smart Cities and Communities Lighthouse projects Group (SCC-LG)...

European Commission launches the Intelligent Cities Challenge

28 February 2020

Today the European Commission launched the Intelligent Cities Challenge as the successor to the Digital Cities Challenge.

Building on the Digital Cities Challenge, which saw 41 cities create a vision, strategy and roadmap for their digital transformation, the Intelligent Cities Challenge will guide cities to transform their digital policy to create more inclusive and sustainable urban environments.

With a bigger network of 100 cities, more expert advisors, more events and a...

New Solution Booklet: Heat Pump driven District Heating systems

19 February 2020

Check out our latest solution booklet, informing about Heat Pump driven District Heating systems.

The solution booklets inform about different innovative solutions, explaining the 'what & why', providing business models, governance models and regulation measures, informing about lessons learned and providing information about SCIS projects that have already implemented the solutions...

New Interview: Living the DREEAM in Padiham

14 February 2020

There is a reason why there is so much emphasis on retrofitting buildings in Europe; 80% of the buildings that will be around by 2050 have already been constructed. The techniques and materials used when most of these buildings were erected are not energy-efficient, resulting in excessive heat loss and higher energy demand from residents. At the same time, many citizens are experiencing fuel or energy poverty. This is a situation where a resident cannot afford the heating costs that will...

JPI Urban Europe is pleased to invite you to a webinar

10 February 2020

JPI Urban Europe is pleased to invite you to a webinar for applicants for the call Urban Migration, open for pre-proposals until 26 March 2020. 

Information Webinar for Applicants for the
JPI Urban Europe Call
Urban Migration
17 February, 10.00-11.30 CET

With this call, JPI Urban Europe aims to create a transdisciplinary and cross-sectoral community of researchers, practitioners and engaging migrant communities working in the...

12 Smart City projects request €176 million

04 February 2020

In the latest call for Smart Cities and Communities under the Horizon 2020 Work Programme, 12 different projects seeking to develop smart cities turned in proposals to INEA. Combined, the projects have applied for €176.5 million in funding...

SCIS & EIP-SCC Joint Newsletter January issue out now

24 January 2020

The first 2020 issue of our joint SCIS & EIP-SCC newsletter "Explore, Shape & Deal" has been published.

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Every other month, we tell you about

  • the latest news & events from SCIS and the EIP-SCC Marketplace that help you explore smart solutions, shape your own ideals with new project partners and eventually, to secure a deal!
  • the latest news from the European Commission regarding Smart Cities, CO2 reduction, sustainability,...

Register now: EIP-SCC Matchmaking Event on 20 February 2020

20 January 2020

City Representatives meet Investors

  • Are you looking to make investments in the area of mobility, ICT or energy?
  • Is your city ready to redevelop certain areas?
  • Does your business offer a smart city product or service?
  • Are you a Fellow City looking for funding?

Taking place in Brussels on 20 February (CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL, Rue Gineste 3), our matchmaking...