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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

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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

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Energy Horizon 2020 - Info Day

The Horizon Energy info day will take place on Friday 5 October in Brussels, in the Charlemagne building. It will present the upcoming funding opportunities offered by the EU's Horizon 2020 Programme to projects focusing on smart energy systems and smart cities and communities concepts.

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start date: 05-10-2018
end date: 05-10-2018

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European Innovation Scoreboard 2018

On 22 June, the European Commission published the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) 2018, the 2018 edition of the annual document that shows a comparative assessment of innovation performance and research in EU countries, other European countries, and regional neighbours.

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publication date: 02-07-2018

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United 4 Smart Sustainable Cities launches new expert groups on blockchain and the impact of frontier technologies

​"A smart sustainable city is an innovative city that uses information and communication technologies (ICTs) and other means to improve quality of life, efficiency of urban operation and services, and competitiveness, while ensuring that it meets the needs of present and future generations with respect to economic, social, environmental as well as cultural aspects”.

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publication date: 28-06-2018

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Participate in mayors’ debate at Stavanger Nordic Edge

Mayors committed to engaging and empowering their citizens are invited lay out their vision by participating in a themed debate at Stavanger Nordic Edge on 24 September.

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start date: 24-09-2018
end date: 24-09-2018

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KSF Policy update: review of the Public Sector Information directive

Public sector information is a large source of information in the EU and a critical asset for the development of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence.

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publication date: 15-06-2018

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EUROCITIES 2019 Prague

EUROCITIES annual conference will take place in Prague. More information to follow end 2018.

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start date: 20-11-2019
end date: 22-11-2019

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EIP-SCC General Assembly

The EIP-SCC General Assembly is taking place from 27-28 June 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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start date: 27-06-2018
end date: 28-06-2018

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Espoo awarded 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year

"Espoo's holistic philosophy of humanizing every aspect of its technology and teaching innovation as a way of life was extremely impressive. Espoo's citizen engagement rates are extremly high, which democracies needs, and its economic output speaks for itself.", said ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla

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publication date: 08-06-2018