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SET-PlanConference 2019

27 September 2019

Finland will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union between 1 July and 31 December 2019. We are delighted to welcome you to the SET-Plan conference in Helsinki.

With the EU’s clean energy package and the Paris Agreement in place, the focus is now on their implementation. EU Member States’ 2030 National Energy and Climate Plans and the 2050 long-term strategies under the Paris Agreement aim to identify pathways to reach the agreed climate goals. Research and...

Workshop: AGORA Thematic Dialogue "Dilemmas of Public Space"

26 September 2019

JPI Urban Europe invites you to this year’s AGORA Stakeholder Involvement Platform workshop, on November 20-21 in Riga. Join the discussion and exchange with practitioners, research community, civil society organizations and public administration representatives. The workshop aims at identifying the dilemmas around public space development and maintenance, link challenges, potentials and characteristics and co-create an understanding of requirements and inclusive and secure public spaces....

Triple Wood – Sustainable Wood Building Culture in the Alpine Region

26 September 2019

Tue 8, October 2019
17:30 - 18:30

The Triple Wood project aims to establish a wood building culture across the Alpine region that brings social, ecological, and economical benefits to its communities. With Europe facing the devastating effects of the ongoing climate change, sustainable forestry and timber buildings are key elements to mitigate these developments and key contributions for "a greener Europe", as every cubic meter...

„Joanes Preis“ für soziale Stadtraumgestaltung

26 September 2019

Wie kann ein innerstädtischer Ort die soziale Gemeinschaftsbildung fördern? Antworten suchen die Joanes Stiftung und die Wohnungsbaugesellschaft degewo ab sofort mit dem erstmalig ausgeschriebenen „Joanes Preis“. Gesucht werden kreative Konzepte zur Gestaltung des neu entstehenden „Ackerplatzes“ in Berlin-Wedding. Von der künstlerischen Lichtinstallation über innovative Spiel- und Sportflächen bis zum…


The European Commission puts climate neutral and smart cities on the agenda at the Nordic Edge Expo

19 September 2019

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

On 24 September, the European Commission brings together key players like the EIP SCC, the SCIS and European networks like EUROCITIES and OASC as well as actors from across the continent, in the workshop “On a Mission for the European Cities of the Future - Achievements,...

“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

Watch now!

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....