IEU Monitoring: IEU Smart Cities Telegram 19 Sept 2016

Our telegram headlines today*:


  • Available Online the Draft of the New Urban Agenda


  • State of the Union: smarter energy use creates jobs and growth
  • EUROSTAT: Annuaire régional 2016: ma région en chiffres


  • Urban Europe: Introduction to JPI UE
  • Urban Europe: 1st World Urban Parks Europe Region CongressUrban Europe: 1st World Urban Parks Europe Region Congress


  • EIB to support Vilnius’ urban investment programme


  • Smart cities project: study visit in Eindhoven, Netherlands - European Economic and Social Committee 


  • Registration Open for the Conference "Inclusive Smart Cities: A European Manifesto on Citizen Engagement" (Brussels, 23 November 2016)
  • EIP-SCC:  52% of People Living in Cities Used the Internet to Interact with Public Authorities in 2015
  • EIP-SCC: How to Solve the Urban Challenges Cities Face? Smart City Expo World Congress Is Looking for Solutions
  • EIP-SCC: TEAM Final Event
  • EIP-SCC: Smart Cities in Europe: Promoting Sustainability, Innovation and Cooperation
  • EIP-SCC: Accelerating Urban Transition: Tapping the Full Potential of Smart City and Community Pilots


  • 1st International Conference “Smart Ideas and a New Concept of Economic Regeneration in Europe”
  • Are you a data hoarder? Smart cities focus on fewer (but better) datasets - American City & County


  • Roundtable on Digitising European Industry with Commissioner Oettinger
  • Events - Future Smart Technologies for the Industry 4.0 Era - 11 October 2016, Brussels, Belgium
  • FET-Open in Numbers


  • Covenant of Mayors Workshop: Energising the Sustainable Economy in Cities
  • Covenant of Mayors Workshop: Tackling Energy Poverty in European Region and Cities
  • Geneva Industrial Services has pledged that all the electricity they will supply as of January 2017 will be 100% renewable


  • Eurocities Environment Forum
  • The refreshed Urban Adaptation Support Tool provides new insights into the links between adaptation and mitigation - Covenant of Mayors 
  • Post Carbon Cities of Tomorrow – Making Together a Long Term Vision a Reality
  • 'My City' photo competition: public vote now open
  • High-tech and low-cost solutions to handle urban waste - R2Cities
  • Future Cities Catapult at Habitat 3


  • InnoTrans: Internationale Fachmesse für Verkehrstechnik - BMUB
  • ELTIS: European Mobility Week 2016 kicks off across the continent
  • EU supports the shift to low-emission urban mobility with the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2016
  • Europäische Mobilitätswoche bringt nachhaltige Mobilität näher - Umweltbundesamt
  • Smart urban mobility: opportunities for cooperation and finance
  • CIVITAS guidance on procuring sustainable urban mobility released
  • New EUROCITIES mobility projects
  • Electronic innovations open door to personal mobility for all
  • VREF Conference on Urban Freight
  • Training on Contracting for Better Public Transport
  • ELTIS: Larissa,Greece, launches SUMP consultation (Greece)
  • ELTIS: London and Madrid launch pilot project on road user safety
  • ELTIS: New software displays city bike availability on Vienna buses (Austria)
  • FCH JU Highlights at the Low Carbon Vehicle Event- H2 Aberdeen wins the Grand Prix Award
  • Energy Cities: Pushing forward electro-mobility in Riga
  • Invitation to a K4I Forum Dinner Debate "Towards a Single and Innovative Transport System", 27 September, EP, Brussels
  • ACEA Events - Smart cars: Driven by data


  • Info day on the Horizon 2020 ‘Smart cities and communities’
  • Cities as poles of up-to-date economic development - European Economic and Social Committee
  • Culture, Cities and Identity in Europe - Executive summary
  • Eight innovative solutions for independent living in an ageing society
  • Culture for Cities and Regions coaching visits - EUROCITIES
  • 30th anniversary publication: young professionals' urban visions - EUROCITIES
  • Smart Cities Council: How Finland's making a good health care system even better
  • Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt als wichtiger Baustein der Stadtentwicklung - Deutscher Städtetag


  • Care trust plans IoT support for dementia -
  • Smart sensors bump up Edinburgh’s bin collections -
  • Scotland launches standards portal for builders -


  • ELTIS: Yichang’s holistic award-winning approach to sustainable transport (China)


  • Spotlight on India's Smart City Goals: The Big 5 Construct India 2016 - India Infoline News Service


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