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“From Dream to Reality” Leading Smart City Projects at EU Regions Week 2019

18 September 2019

On 8 October 2019, from 14:30-17:00, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, are hosting the session “From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities” at the European Week of Regions and Cities, dedicated to share their key lessons learnt.

The session will touch upon both technical and political aspects of creating smart...

CEF Digital: Success stories of Smart Cities Barcelona and Eindhoven

12 September 2019

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) building blocks are available to help anyone who wants to build great European digital services for the public good.

The digital arm of the Connecting Europe Facility improves daily lives of European citizens via investments in digital building blocks, cross-border digital infrastructures and broadband networks. It facilitates the cross-border interaction between public...

Travel, Share & Learn: New Video - Kerava (MAtchUP)

03 September 2019

Travel, Share & Learn

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Summer break is over and this means: time for another "Travel, Share & Learn" video by SCIS! Our video today is featurig MAtchUP project, one of the "younger" Smart Cities and Communities Lighthouse projects and its Fellow City Kerava in Finland....

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...