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URBAN-EU-CHINA goes online. Visit the project’s website!

Since 1 January 2017, EUROCITIES has been part of the URBAN-EU-CHINA Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation. The recently-launched website gathers news, events and future activities.

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publication date : 14-09-2017

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Report on 'Urban agenda for the EU' progress is out

One year after the launch of Urban Agenda for the EU, European Urban Knowledge Network (EUKN) published a report ‘One Year: pact of Amsterdam’ that aims to map the developments and expected impact of twelve priority areas the Urban Agenda is working on.

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publication date : 01-09-2017

EUROCITIES members in final round of the European Capital of Innovation Awards 2017

Nine out of the ten finalists for this years' European Capital of Innovation are EUROCITIES members (Aarhus, Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Nice, Paris, Tallinn, Tampere and Toulouse).

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publication date : 31-08-2017

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New commission consultation on retail regulations

The European Commission has launched a new public consultation on retail regulations in a multi-channel environment. The deadline is 8 October 2017.

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publication date : 18-08-2017

Social innovation in Rotterdam: One-stop-shop for youth at risk of exclusion

Jongerenloket (Youth Desk) is a hub of free services in Rotterdam where vulnerable people under the age of 27 can seek assistance for education, work or care. The one-stop-shop enables young people to access all of the city’s youth-related social services at one central location, hence making it easier for young people to receive the help they need.

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publication date : 18-08-2017

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publication date : 09-08-2017

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GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

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publication date : 03-08-2017

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Save the date: EIP-SCC general Assembly - 12 October 2017

The purpose of the General Assembly is to pave the way to an EU Investment Plan, joining public and private investors' efforts to deploy SCC-related solutions throughout EU cities and to stimulate EU utilities, manufacturers and implementors.

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publication date : 28-07-2017

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Public consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market is open to contributions

On 19 July, the European Commission launched a public consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market. The aim of the consultation is to obtain input on the ways of promoting digital innovation in health care and to better define measures needed to deal with challenges in European health care systems.

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publication date : 26-07-2017

Silver Economy Award for ICT-related product and service innovations

The Silver Economy Awards is a new initiative to reward ICT-based innovative solutions that improve the lives of European seniors and support the growth of the European Silver Economy.

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publication date : 26-07-2017