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EU Digital Cities Challenge launched

On 10 October 2017, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG GROW and DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions launched the Digital Cities Challenge. The Challenge invites cities in Europe to improve the life of their citizens through the development and implementation of digital policies.

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publication date : 12-10-2017

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SAVE THE DATE: Sharing Cities workshop in Milan 24-25 October 2017

Sharing Cities will organise a workshop on urban mobility on 24-25 October in Milan. The event will gather representatives from the Sharing Cities programme and representatives of cities which would like to learn more about the mobility strategy developed in Milan and replicable smart city solutions.

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publication date : 28-09-2017

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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

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Save the date: Brokerage event Horizon 2020 Smart Cities & Communities call 2018

This brokerage event will offer an opportunity for city representatives to develop consortia and project ideas to respond to the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities 2018 call for proposals for lighthouse projects.

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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

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Take part in a survey on eGovernance in Europe

The Urban Agenda Partnership on Digital Transition is currently gathering information on the level of eGovernance and digitalisation of public services in European cities.

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publication date : 26-07-2017

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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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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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PRESS RELEASE – Guimarães signs the Green Digital Charter in the heart of Europe

This 27 June, in Brussels, on the side of the 2020 European Green Capital Applicant (ECGA) workshop, the city of Guimarães demonstrated its commitment to using digital solutions with a view to creating a sustainable future for its citizens.

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publication date : 29-06-2017