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Cities' readiness to comply with GDPR - EUROCITIES' survey results

From 11 June to 02 July 2018, EUROCITIES conducted a survey to assess the level of compliance and readiness of its members to new EU privacy rules. Initiated by EUROCITIES and the cities of Barcelona and Ghent, this survey intended to identify needs and gaps encountered by cities in the implementation of the legislation.

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publication date : 11-09-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Amsterdam is searching for City Science Officers

The city of Amsterdam is currently preparing an event to be organised in Brussels (November) in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and the Amsterdam Chief Science Officer (CSO). This event will be a roundtable debate (“Science for the City”), and will focus on the interaction between scientific research and urban challenges. The aim is to involve in this event different city-professionals in Europe who are working as a ‘science officer’.

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publication date : 07-09-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Business to Government Data Sharing

In spring 2018 European Commission released a guidance on sharing private sector data in the European data economy. One important part of this document is a 'How to do' guideline for the Business to Government (B2G) data sharing.

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publication date : 07-09-2018

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  •  mobility

ERTICO workshop: “IoT open data access to advance mobility in European cities: how can we achieve it?

On 4 September, ERTICO is co-organising the workshop “IoT open data access to advance mobility in European cities: how can we achieve it?” in collaboration with the European Commission, AIOTI, Open & Agile Smart Cities and Big Data Value Association on the integration of Big Data and IoT platforms, which is leading to new data-driven business models and has the power to transform Europe’s industry.

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publication date : 24-08-2018

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Nordic Edge conference: claim your 50% members discount!

From 25-27 September, Stavanger in Norway will host Nordic Edge Expo 2018, whose theme is ’smart with a heart’. As EUROCITIES is now an official co-organiser, members can save 50% on the cost of entry - and 20% on exhibition space.

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publication date : 08-08-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

The Innovation Radar

In April 2018, during the Digital Day 2018 in Brussels, the European Commission launched the Innovation Radar. Through that initiatives the EC aims to provide an easier access to EU-funded innovations and the innovators behind them.

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publication date : 23-07-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

2018 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation and showcase their innovative practices

The Guangzhou Award, established by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), World Association of the Major Metropolises (METROPOLIS) and City of Guangzhou, is open to all the cities and local authorities

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publication date : 19-07-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

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publication date : 18-07-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

New Austrian presidency of the European Union announces policy priorities

The Austrian presidency of the council of the European Union, which started on 1 July 2018, has identified three main fields of action to help tackle the legitimacy crisis that the European Union is facing among citizens.

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publication date : 13-07-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

2018 URBACT City Festival: new cities welcomed!

Europe’s cities are invited to come to Lisbon on 13-14 September 2018 for the 2018 edition of the URBACT City Festival. Registrations extended for new cities until 15 July.

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publication date : 06-07-2018