EU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram - 11 April 2016


# DUTCH EU PRESIDENCY

  • Dutch EU Presidency: EU action plan for Open Science
  • Dutch EU Presidency: Truck platooning: transport with a future
  • Dutch EU Urban Agenda: Integrating migrants in European cities: the Commission engages in direct dialogue with mayors

# URBACT

  • URBACT: Two webinars to learn more about new Implementation Networks Call: 19 and 26 April 2016

# EU COMMISSION - DG REGIO

  • SMART REGIONS Conference
  • RegioStars Awards 2016
  • INFORMATION DAY: S3 Platform on Industrial Modernisation and Investment

# EU COMMISSION - DG RESEARCH

  • Amsterdam is the European Capital of Innovation 2016
  • Innovation capitals of Europe – Speech by Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation

# EU COMMISSION - DG MOVE

  • EU Commission – DG Move: A Master Plan for the deployment of Interoperable Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems in the EU

# EU COMMISSION - DG ENVIRONMENT

  • The LIFE Programme: European Commission visits LIFE project on urban congestion

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Hearings on Modernisation of Copyright and on Robotics - Committee on Legal Affairs

# EESC

  • Smart Islands Project - European Economic and Social Committee

# COR

  • EU Single Market: major issues at stake for cities and regions
  • CoR: Regions and cities want the EU Urban Agenda to be a binding process
  • CoR: Invest and Connect - 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities to open Slovakia's EU Presidency

# EIP-SCC

  • Upcoming EIP – SCC Webinars
  • EIP-SCC: Citizen Focus Webinar: Addressing Privacy in Smart Cities
  • EIP – SCC: Local Innovation Ecosystems Webinar 
  • European cities committed with Covenant of Mayors’ new objectives
  • Sustainable Urban Mobility Workshop – Cities of the future
  • Four manuals to improve Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans available now
  • 2016 Major Cities of Europe Conference
  • Creating the liveable, inclusive and healthy city
  • Design & The City

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • Smart Cities Council: 5 ways out-of-the-box thinking, compassion and tech are reducing hunger
  • Future Cities Catapult: Exploring the ‘Sharing Cities’ districts from a user-perspective 
  • UKAuthority.com: LocalGovDigital agrees 15 service standards 
  • Cisco Networks: The Internet of Things gets a ledger

# SMART FINANCE

  • Innovate UK: Funding competition: Energy Catalyst round 4

# SMART SECURITY

  • Smart borders: towards automatic fingerprint identification
  • Connecting Europe facilities - cybersecurity digital service infrastructure
  • American City & County: Cities considering ‘safe sites’ for hard drug use

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • EU Tender: Tools and Resources for CEF Automated Translation
  • U.S. Commerce Department to Co-Host Industrial Fabrics Association International First-Ever Smart Fabrics Summit
  • U.S. Department of Commerce publishes Siemens Blog Post: Manufacturing Our Future: The Road to Hannover Messe
  • Wie Industrie 4.0 gelingen kann – DIHK-Papier skizziert die erforderlichen Rahmenbedingungen
  • Fortschritt im Netzwerk – DFKI / SmartFactoryKL auf der HANNOVER MESSE 2016

# SMART MOBILITY

  • EU research project supports the large scale deployment of electric vehicles
  • Fraunhofer IAO: Autonomes Fahren – Evolution im Auto und Revolution im Business
  • Future City Lab: Stuttgart, es hat sich ausgestaut!
  • BBSR: Smart City – Stadtverkehr für übermorgen
  • Smart Cities Council: How Microsoft and Toyota want to make your cars safer -- and far easier to drive

# SMART ENERGY

  • Gothenburg and CELSIUS are leading the development of district heating in Europe

# SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • Covenant of Mayors: New objectives of the Covenant of Mayors: Liège shows ambition as the city is amongst the firsts to commit
  • UfM and UN-Habitat join forces to promote sustainable urban development in the Mediterranean
  • C40 Blog: Mayors, city networks and urban stakeholders worldwide call for an IPCC Special Report on Cities and Climate Change
  • Smart Cities Council: 4 proven steps to save water and money (Atlanta and DC are using them already)
  • Smart Cities Council: Smart Water Technology - Creating the Cities of Tomorrow
  • BMBF fördert Forschung für die nachhaltige Zukunftsstadt

# SMART LIVING

  • TRIS: The urban transformation gets real: REMOURBAN project meeting marks a turning point from theory to action
  • BBSR: Projektaufruf "Stadtentwicklung und Migration" gestartet
  • Smart Cities Council: German e-health pilot will test passive digital monitoring of the elderly
  • Smart Cities Council: Humanitarian efforts get a much-needed boost from digital technologies
  • People-focused urban planning is key to sustainable future, Pritzker Prize winning architect says at UN

# SMART PEOPLE

  • Cisco Network: A new mission for the world’s smartest city
  • Cisco Network: The new era of digital recruiting
  • Enriching university learning with Europeana
  • Choosing a country's artworks for Europeana 280: Luxembourg - Europeana Professional
  • Europeana Professional: Who's Using What: PREFORMA Project

# SMART CITIES - INDIA

  • Call by EuropeAid: 137773 - International Urban Cooperation: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – India
  • C40: Blog Posts: The Road to the Top: How the City of Jaipur Finished in the Top 3 of the India Smart Cities Challenge

# SMART CITIES - UNITED STATES

  • U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks Comment on Potential Policy Issues Related to Internet of Things
  • EuropeAid: 137772 - International Urban Cooperation: Sustainable and Innovative Cities and Regions – Regional Action North America
  • Smart Cities Council: How data (and IBM) are helping Memphis deal with 911 and healthcare challenges

# SMART CITIES - UK

  • UK Research and analysis: Future of cities: current foresight practice
  • UK Research and analysis: Future of cities: city leadership in the UK
  • UK Policy paper: Innovate UK: delivery plan 2016 to 2017 
  • UKAuthority.com: Highways England to test cars with no drivers

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