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Commission report on urban innovation

While Europe’s 20th century opened with escalating hostility between nation states, culminating in unspeakable tragedy, the story of our 21st century is so far a hopeful one, with cities, driving major social and political progress, at its centre.

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publication date : 31-10-2017

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GDC online training on Energy Efficiency in Public Sector Datacentres (feat. EURECA project)

EUROCITIES' Green Digital Charter is setting up a certified online training on environmental-sound datacentres on Tuesday 5 December 2017 from 11:00 - 12:00. Register now!

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publication date : 31-10-2017

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publication date : 31-10-2017

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EUROCITIES at Barcelona Smart City Expo

Under the theme ‘Empower cities, empower people’, Barcelona Smart City Expo 2017 (14-16 November) will gather exhibitors, speakers and visitors around eight areas that make a city a ‘smart’ city: governance, mobility, safety, economy, sustainability, circular economy, society and data & technology. The event will focus on strategies to empower metropolises and their citizens through active participation.

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publication date : 27-10-2017

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EUROCITIES & Sharing Cities brokerage event on smart cities & communities call 2018

Together with Sharing Cities, EUROCITIES hosted the sixth brokerage event on Horizon 2020 Smart Cities & Communities 2018 call for funding on 25 October 2017.

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publication date : 26-10-2017

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Highlights from the Knowledge Society Forum in Uppsala, Autumn 2017

EUROCITIES Knowledge Society Forum met on 16-18 October in the Swedish city of Uppsala to discuss and share experiences on smart city governance models: leadership, partnership, and scalability to create the cities of the future. The forum attracted over 50 participants from 30 cities and organisations. Members had a chance to learn from each other, and to exchange innovative, collaborative and participatory approaches, initiatives and practices from Uppsala and other member cities.

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publication date : 24-10-2017

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KSF Autumn Meeting 2017 in Uppsala: all material available

Presentations, minutes and follow-up from the Knowledge Society Forum Autumn Meeting in Uppsala, 16-18 October on the topic of 'Smart city governance models - leadership, partnership and scalability to create the cities of the future'.

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publication date : 23-10-2017

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Circular cities – a month of action

Our current levels of consumption exceed what our natural resource systems can produce, and we throw away more than we reuse or recycle, with tangible consequences for our environment and climate.

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publication date : 12-10-2017

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EU Digital Cities Challenge launched

On 10 October 2017, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG GROW and DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions launched the Digital Cities Challenge. The Challenge invites cities in Europe to improve the life of their citizens through the development and implementation of digital policies.

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publication date : 12-10-2017

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IRIS new flagship project : Nice, Utrecht and Gothenburg are the newest European ‘lighthouse’ cities

Across Europe, cities are accelerating their transformation towards cleaner, friendlier places able to respect and use resources more efficiently. IRIS - Integrated and Replicable solutions for co-creation in Sustainable cities - is proud to be identified at the forefront of this change and announce itself as the newest addition to the European Commission Smart Cities and Communities (SCC) lighthouse projects

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publication date : 28-09-2017