all content for economic development

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

publication

publication date: 18-01-2018

  •  economy

From Sharing to Sharing Economy: The World Economic Forum’s report on collaboration practices in cities

Four EUROCITIES member cities are featured in a new report that examines how cities can leverage the potential of the sharing economy in use of municipal goods, spaces, and civic assets such as the talents and skills of city residents.

news

publication date: 11-01-2018

EUROCITIES report on labour market integration of refugees and asylum seekers

EUROCITIES has conducted a research on the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in the labour market at local level. The report is based on the findings from 19 cities from 12 EU member states.

publication

publication date: 03-01-2018

What role do cities play in social inclusion and welfare policies? - Policy brief for EUROCITIES

In 2017, EUROCITIES contracted an external expert to research the changing role of cities in designing and delivering social inclusion and welfare policies.

publication

publication date: 22-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

Citizens and cities centre stage as EUROCITIES amplifies its members’ voices at the Barcelona Smart City Expo

Citizens are the brain of the city. The more control the brain has over the body, the more efficient and powerful the organism. It is for this reason that the Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress, as the focus which united its 600 stands, had citizen engagement and empowerment towards building smart cities.

news

publication date: 20-12-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

“Smart to Future Cities” summit: GDC coordinator on European-UK cities’ collaboration in post-Brexit landscape

Next 25-26 April 2018, London is hosting ‘Europe’s only city-centric event for citizen-centric smart cities’. Civil servants within a local or central government organisation are able to attend the event for free.

event

start date: 25-04-2018
end date: 26-04-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Espoo Innovation Garden

Espoo Innovation Garden exists as both physical and communal concept, which was created with one broad vision: to promote and foster networked innovation and business, and to grow the sustainable and accessible society where all citizens can participate in improving the quality of life in Espoo and the whole region.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Lindholmen Science Park

With triple helix and cross-border cooperation, Lindholmen Science Park develops and supports sustainable innovations in the areas of ICT, transport and media.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Novel-T accelerator

With 50-75 new high tech start-ups emerging every year, Twente represents a regional hub of innovation and entrepreneurship in the high-tech industry. The organisation Novel-T plays an important role by offering start-ups and entrepreneurs access to a dynamic and innovation ecosystem. By connecting entrepreneurship to high-tech innovation and employing talent, knowledge, capital, network and infrastructure, they help them to become game changers.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017

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

'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens' - Webinar 12 December

Interested in joining the 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'? Our campaign coordinator Federico Guerrieri is organising a webinar on Tuesday 12 December to give update and answer your questions about the EUROCITIES campaign 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'.

event

start date: 12-12-2017
end date: 12-12-2017