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  •  environment

PROSPECT - Peer-powered cities and regions has been launched!

The PROSPECT project had its kick off meeting last 5-6 of July in Brussels. A three years project bringing together 10 partners from across Europe, PROSPECT will develop a peer-to-peer learning program which will allow more than 180 local authorities, collaborating with their local energy agencies, to discuss and learn from each other on how to better finance the development of energy and climate project for buildings, mobility and lighting and more!

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publication date: 19-07-2017

  •  economy

A new call for eafip Assistance is now open!

The European Assistance for Innovation procurement (EAFIP) is supporting 12 public procurers from across the EU to develop their innovation procurement (a PCP or PPI) by providing assistance (including legal assistance) in the start-up and implementation of the innovation procurement. The new call for applications is open until 15th September 2017.

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publication date: 17-07-2017

  •  culture
  •  economy

Going global through culture: Check the findings from our study visit in Barcelona and Terrassa!

A group of 30 specialists attended a study visit hosted by Barcelona and Terrassa in June.

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publication date: 14-07-2017

  •  culture
  •  economy

Report EUROCITIES Study visit Barcelona and Terrassa June 2017

Barcelona and Terrassa hosted in June a study visit on 'Local events with global impacts:Cities strengthening their international creative position through world-class cultural events and facilities', as well as an international seminar on city identity and reputation for economic, social and cultural development

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publication date: 14-07-2017

  •  knowledge society

‘State of Play of Interoperability in Europe 2016’ report is published

On 11 July 2017, the National Interoperability Framework Observatory of the European Commission issued the report ‘State of Play of Interoperability in Europe 2016’.

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publication date: 12-07-2017

  •  culture

Draft agenda - EUROCITIES culture forum in Ghent

‘The role of culture in shaping third places in cities’ will be the theme of our next Culture Forum in Ghent (25-27 October 2017).

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publication date: 07-07-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Participate in the survey on smart lampposts in cities!

The Action Cluster for Integrated Infrastructures of the EIP-SCC (European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities) is currently collecting responses to their 5 minutes survey on the ‘Humble Lamppost’ initiative.

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publication date: 07-07-2017

  •  culture

‘The ideal cultural and creative city is a mix of 8 cities’ - First EC Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor

This first edition of the EC Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor shows how well 168 selected cities in 30 European countries perform on a range of selected indicators grouped along 9 dimensions describing the ‘Cultural Vibrancy’, the ‘Creative Economy’ and the ‘Enabling Environment’ of a city.

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publication date: 06-07-2017

  •  knowledge society

2nd Smart City event Tampere

This event is for those interested in how to make cities better places to live and do business in. The 2nd Smart City Event in Tampere will be organized in connection with Mindtrek, an international technology and business conference on 20.-21.9.2017 in Tampere, Finland.

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start date: 20-09-2017
end date: 21-09-2017

  •  environment

URB@EXP launches guidelines and lab kit for urban lab practitioners

The URB@EXP project, which made a very interesting presentation about urban labs during the last EUROCITIES Environment Forum in Antwerp, has recently launced guidelines and a lab kit for urban lab practicioners. The guidelines are designed for team members, managers of urban labs as well for civil servants, while the toolkit can be useful for municipalities or city stakeholders who are interested in setting up a urban lab.

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publication date: 03-07-2017