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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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  • 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!
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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...

Register now: SmartEnCity Academy for Zero Carbon Transition

20 January 2020

The Smart City project SmartEnCity invites interested stakeholders to participate in the "SmartEnCity Academy for Zero Carbon Transition”, an online training course for cities, municipalities and smart decision making. Join them in 2020 on a series of four online training courses to learn from the experiences of the SmartEnCity project partners as well as selected external professionals from the field...

Project Coordinators Meeting at SCEWC 2019

16 January 2020

The second Project Coordinators Meeting of the Smart Cities Information System was held during the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona on 20 November 2019. The meeting was titled “The new meet the old: collaboration between the mature and the new Smart City Projects”. The 33 meeting participants involved Project Coordinators representing 17 projects (16 SCC01 Lighthouse Projects and 1 FP7 project)and representatives from SCIS, the EIP-SCC Marketplace and the European Commission....