IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 11 July 2016


# SLOVAK EU PRESIDENCY

  • 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities "Invest and Connect", Bratislava - Press conference  vodcast (part I)
  • 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities "Invest and Connect" - Bratislava declaration - vodcast (part II)

# URBACT

  • Open Call - National URBACT Points
  • Urbact Ireland: URBACT survey for all those interested in #urbanagenda #urbandevelopment or in local administration in Ireland

# URBAN AGENDA

  • The Urban Agenda for the EU presented in France at the National Info Day about the urban dimension of EU cohesion policy

# EIP-SCC

  • EIP-SCC Webinar: Increasing Capacities in Cities for Innovating Financing in Energy Efficiency on July 8th 2016
  • EIP-SCC: CINEV 2016
  • EIP-SCC: Dutch Design Week
  • EIP-SCC: Take part in the 2016 world ‘Climathon’ next 28th October
  • EIP-SCC: Meeting of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative

# EU COMMISSION

  • DG Environment: Urban design can promote walking: people physically active for up to 1.5 hours more per week in activity-friendly neighbourhoods
  • RegioStars Awards 2016: jury selects 23 finalists as Europe's most notable regional projects

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities - European Parliamentary Research Service

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • EACEA: Town twinning 2016 - second deadline
  • EACEA: Network of towns 2016 - second deadline
  • Smart Cities Council: 3 steps to a measurable smart city strategy
  • Smart Cities Council: Powering your city tomorrow hinges on adhering to standards today
  • Smart Cities Council: Don't leave interoperability to chance (It will cost you big time)
  • Smart Cities Council: One smart city standard to rule them all?
  • City of Montreal to host ICLEI World Congress 2018 - ICLEI

# SMART SECURITY

  • Smart Cities Council: Five secrets to building a robust digital infrastructure
  • UKAuthority.com: Cyber security 'not just for IT department' says DCLG technology leader

# SMART FINANCE

  • UKAuthority.com: Bristol launches interactive budget simulator

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • Towards Quantum Technology Flagship - Blog post by Dutch Minister Henk Kamp and EU Commissioner Guenther H. Oettinger
  • Smart Specialisation Platform on Industrial Modernisation

# SMART ENERGY

  • Mapping regional energy interests for the smart specialisation platform on energy
  • Bundeswirtschaftsministerium: Digitalisierung der Energiewende
  • Microgrid Kowledge: Siemens to Invest $1.1B in Decentralized Electricity Startups and Other Disruptive Tech
  • Calculating Microgrid Return on Investment (ROI): What’s Electric Reliability Worth? - Microgrid Knowledge
  • Energy Cities: High-performance renovation of schools: a toolkit to do much better
  • 2016 Euroheat & Power District Energy Days
  • Covenant of Mayors: Reporting Framework and Guidelines for the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy available
  • Covenant of Mayors: And the first capital city to join the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is... Lisbon!

# SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • Urban adaptation to climate change in Europe 2016 — Transforming cities in a changing climate
  • European Environmental Agency (EEA): Building resilient cities key to tackling effects of climate change
  • EEA Maps: Urban sprawl in London
  • NTU Singapore develops energy saving filters for wastewater treatment

# SMART MOBILITY

  • Draft standardisation request for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in urban areas
  • 2016 Information Day on the Horizon 2020 'Smart, green and integrated transport' - 28 September 2016, Brussels
  • ETNO: Automotive and telecoms sectors to launch EU project for connected and automated driving
  • Sweden Opens the World’s First eHighway
  • Win a CIVITAS Award for mobility excellence!
  • CIVITAS Insights 13 and 14 published
  • Manchester launches public consultation on transport (UK)

# SMART FARMING

  • Neues DFKI-Kompetenzzentrum „Smart Agriculture Technologies (CC-SaAT)“ setzt auf Künstliche Intelligenz für die Agrarwirtschaft

# SMART LIVING

  • Smart Summit – The Impact of IoT on Homes, Cities and Industries
  • Smart Cities Council: Low-income patients getting a dose of digital health technologies
  • Smart Cities Council: Coding the way to more inclusive cities
  • IBM: UPMC and IBM to Apply Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning to Transform Health Care Supply Chain

# SMART PEOPLE

  • Citizens empowered to initiate and to scale-up solutions for better living and working
  • The Skills Development Division of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) visited the ESCO team

# SMART CITIES - UK

  • UKAuthority.com:Common procurement solution for London schools saves £300 million
  • UKAuthority.com: Leeds shares insights into its 'lego brick' style health platform
  • UKAuthority.com: Essex prepares for counter-fraud system
  • UKAuthority.com: Government drops care.data

# SMART CITIES - USA

  • Smart Cities Council: How standards help Washington, D.C. accelerate smart cities efforts
  • 9 awesome innovations coming to the very first smart city in the US - Tech Insider

# SMART CITIES - BRAZIL

  • Brazil's smart cities program attracts 172 municipalities - Business News Americas

# SMART CITIES - CHINA

  • Apply to win the Euro-China Green & Smart City Awards

# SMART CITIES - INDIA

  • Top 10 Considerations for Efficient IoT Deployments in Smart Cities  - insideBIGDATA
  • Smart police needed for smart cities - The New Indian Express
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