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New video showcases GDC signatory cities at Barcelona Smart City Expo 2017

Bordeaux, Barcelona, Ghent, Nantes, Tampere, Valencia... meet the GDC signatory cities that were present at Europe's largest smart city fair!

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publication date : 16-01-2018

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

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publication date : 12-01-2018

  •  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.

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publication date : 11-01-2018

  •  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.

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publication date : 20-12-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

EUCANET calls for papers discussing the role of cities and city agencies in the EU urban agenda

EUCANET is looking for information on ongoing projects, experiences, practices and/or policies related to citizenship, inclusion, involvement and empowerment of communities through the urban transformation process. The deadline for the call for papers is 30 March 2018.

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publication date : 20-12-2017

  •  environment

21st European Forum on Eco-innovation - 5-6 February 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria

The 21st European Forum on Eco-innovation will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 5-6 February 2018, on the theme of air quality.

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publication date : 14-12-2017

  •  economy

EER – European Entrepreneurial Region award 2019

The Committee of the Regions has launched the call for the 2019 edition of the European Entrepreneurial Region – EER award.

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publication date : 11-12-2017

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

French newspaper Le Monde opens its Smart Cities Innovation Awards 'Les Prix de l’innovation' to European cities and beyond!

How will the cities of the future look like? How innovation can benefit cities’ inhabitants, while respecting citizens’ privacy and including the whole population? What new services will allow to progress in the energetic transition and the circular economy?

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publication date : 06-12-2017

  •  mobility

Lyon wins the 2018 Access City Award

On 5 December, the European Commission awarded Lyon with the 2018 Access City Award, on the occasion of the ‘European day for people with disabilities’. The city won the award for its actions of making accessibility a central element of its local development plan.

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publication date : 06-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

Helsinki among the winners of the European Broadband Awards 2017

European Broadband Awards 2017 winners were announced at the Award Ceremony on 20 November. The Helsinki Optical Fibre Cooperative project was awarded by the European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu and Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development, Phil Hogan for the category ‘openness and competition’.

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publication date : 05-12-2017