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URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.

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publication date: 25-07-2017

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Nordic Edge Expo 2017

Bringing together cities, business and R&D communities, Nordic Edge has become the largest smart city event in the Nordics, and around 4000 participants from over 25 countries are expected to attend this third edition of the event. Representatives from cities like Eindhoven and Hamburg, the European Commission, the Nordic Council and global companies like Microsoft are amongst the speakers.

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start date: 26-09-2017
end date: 28-09-2017

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‘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

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Shaping the future of research and innovation funding programme 'FP9'

EUROCITIES participated in two events looking at providing recommendations on the future funding programme for research and innovation, provisionally called 'FP9'.

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publication date: 10-07-2017

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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

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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

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Estonian presidency favors digital

On 1 July Estonia took over the presidency of the Council of the EU and for another six months will overlook the continuity of EU agenda and its legislative processes. With the motto 'Unity through balance', Estonia has introduced an ambitious plan that attempts to find a common ground between current challenges and opportunities in Europe as well as diverse traditions and views of European citizens and the Member States.

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publication date: 05-07-2017

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Second Open Call for experiments in OrganiCity is here

OrganiCity, a collaborative research project funded by Horizon 2020 programme running between 2015-2018, has launched the second open call for experiments in OrganiCity.

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publication date: 30-06-2017

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Cities in Action: Gijon’s new governance model

Gijon City Council has responded to the need for greater efficiency, transparency and participatory democracy by changing how it operates. At the heart of its transformation is a digital platform enabling residents to share responsibility for governing and managing the city and helping it become a stronger and more vibrant place to live and work.

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publication date: 29-06-2017

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publication date: 29-06-2017

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EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date: 28-06-2017