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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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KSF - GDC conference: Imagine the Urban Future. Brussels, 23 January 2018

EUROCITIES Knowledge Society forum and the Green Digital Charter invite you to their annual event that looks to the trends, technologies and challenges that will shape the future European cities.

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start date: 23-01-2018
end date: 23-01-2018

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EUROCITIES standards & interoperability management guide

Smart cities are based on a holistic approach to urban planning. Yet, the main standardisation bodies at national, European and international level have been created and controlled by industrialists and governments working in a more siloed way. By being involved from the beginning of the standardisation process, city authorities will be able to push for the creation of open standards, without hindering innovation, for a more fair and multi-vendor market which will drastically reduce both...

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publication date: 10-10-2017

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Save the date: Blisscity – The Smart City Convention Germany - 21-22 November 2017

Blisscity [blisiti] is the first German smart city convention featuring seminal speeches on various challenges for urban infrastructure and society. Participants will have the opportunity to hear distinguished speakers from leading German businesses, industry associations, and international smart communities.

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start date: 21-11-2017
end date: 22-11-2017

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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

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URBACT III call for Transfer Networks now open!

The call for proposals for up to 25 Transfer Networks for 2014 – 2020 is now open with deadline on 10 January 2018. Learn more on the call by following the EUROCITIES webinar of next 27 October!

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publication date: 25-09-2017

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mySMARTLife newsletter: subscribe to receive updates on a new concept for Smart Life and Economy

Use of renewables and urban platforms are at the heart of this H2020 'lighthouse' project, in which 6 out of 7 cities are members of EUROCITIES (full or associated members).

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publication date: 22-09-2017

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SAVE THE DATE: The CityScope experience – a showcase into digital city science - 28 September

Citizen participation in the digital age – urban data and their exploitation for city development

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start date: 28-09-2017
end date: 28-09-2017

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EUROCITIES partners with Urban Futures Global Conference

EUROCITIES is partnering with the Urban Futures Global Conference, taking place 28 February – 2 March 2018 in Vienna.

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start date: 28-02-2018
end date: 02-03-2018