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Calling All Cities, Calling All Cities…where do we stand on best using city data?!

06 November 2019

UDPs are a vital enabler for smart cities; without which we will continue with fragmented silo solutions that cannot extract and sustain real cross-service, data-enabled benefits.

Complete the Survey on Urban Data Platforms

If you’re interested in and can influence how your city exploits data better, please complete this survey, or ask the person in...

ATELIER Smart City project to turn Amsterdam and Bilbao into citizen-driven Positive Energy Districts

04 November 2019

On 1 November 2019, the Smart City project ATELIER, funded by the European Commission under the H2020-LC-SC3-2018-2019-2020 call, is officially starting. Coordinated by the City of Amsterdam, ATELIER will focus on developing citizen-driven Positive Energy Districts in its two Lighthouse Cities Amsterdam and Bilbao, combining the expertise and the commitment of 30 partners from 11 countries.

ATELIER is all about AmsTErdam and...

On a Mission for the European Cities of the Future – the next big thing under Horizon Europe

23 October 2019

The European Commission has put the Horizon Europe mission on climate neutral and smart cities at the heart of the Nordic Edge Expo, the largest smart city event in the Nordics (Stavanger, Norway, 24-26 September 2019).

On 24 September 2019, the European Commission brought together key players like the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC), the Smart Cities Information System (SCIS) and European networks like EUROCITIES and Open & Agile Smart...

Smart Cities & Communities Lighthouse Network Event Lyon

21 October 2019

In October 2019, SCIS representatives met with the SCC1 community for the Smarter Together SCC Lighthouse network event in Lyon. The Lyon event was the 8th event organised by the Smart Cities & Communities network. The previous events have either focused on replicating solutions from the Lighthouse Cities to Fellow Cities (events in Brussels, Stavanger) or sharing experiences and best practices (events in San Sebastian, Sonderborg, Lisbon, etc.).

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Travel, Share & Learn: New Video - Vienna (IP-SUNTAN)

18 October 2019

Travel, Share & Learn

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Also in fall are we on our  "Travel, Share & Learn" mission. In our video today, we present to you Vienna, Austria as part of the project IP-SUNTAN.

 

Travel, Share & Learn: That was our goal and...

SPARCS project kicks off in Finland

17 October 2019

SPARCS, a smart city initiative that brings together 31 partners in a network of sustainable and zero carbon communities, was officially launched at a meeting hosted in Espoo, Finland on 7-11 October.

The meeting was led by Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus VTT OY (VTT) and city of Espoo that is, along with Leipzig in Germany, both SPARCS lighthouse cities. As such, they will set large demonstrations activities that shall trigger citizen-centric urban transformation and...

Explore: Kozani Conference and SCIS Roadshow

09 October 2019

Do you remember our SCIS Smart City Roadshow Competition? We held our first roadshow in Kozani as part of the 1st international Balkan Clean Energy Transition Conference and Fair. There was a presentation by Nikolaos Kontinakis, Senior Projects Coordinator at EUROCITIES and part of the Smart Cities Information System (SCIS), talking about good...

Smart city projects share policy recommendations in Brussels

09 October 2019

During the European Week of Regions and Cities, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, hosted the session “...

Travel, Share & Learn: New Video - Tampere (STARDUST)

01 October 2019

Travel, Share & Learn

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Come on and  "Travel, Share & Learn" with us again. In the video today, we have visited Tampere in Finland, one of the three Lighthouse Cities of STARDUST project, again one of the "younger" Smart Cities and Communities Lighthouse projects.

 

Travel,...