IEU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 4 July 2017


Our telegram headlines today*: 

# EU URBAN AGENDA: 

  • The EU Urban Agenda: public hearing +++ 
  • DG Regio: Urban Innovative Actions : the topics selected for the third and fourth Call for Proposals +++ 

# SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORM: 

  • Working meeting Sustainable Buildings S3 Partnership +++ 
  • Seminar on synergies between funding in the aeronautics field +++ 
  • Interim evaluation of the programme for the competitiveness of enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (COSME) (2014-2020) +++ 

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • What Works Cities: How Local Governments Are Changing Lives - Data-Smart City Solutions 
  • Covenant of Mayors twinning programme: Cities, regions, provinces... Apply now!
  • EU JRC: Unlocking the power of research data
  • URB@EXP launches guidelines and lab kit for urban lab practitioners

# SMART SECURITY

  • Bruegel: Cryptoeconomics – the opportunities and challenges of blockchain
  • UKAuthority.com: Scottish Government launches biometrics review 
  • U.S. NIST Awards $38.5 Million to Accelerate Public Safety Communications Technologies

# SMART ENVIRONMENT 

  • Guimarães signs the Green Digital Charter in the heart of Europe - EUROCITIES
  • Urban Water Agenda 2030: Reply to our online consultation! - EUROCITIES
  • Cities and climate change science conference - UCLG
  • Rapid Urbanization Increases Climate Risk for Billions of People - UN Outlines Inspiring Examples of Building Resilience

# SMART ENERGY

  • Digital Europe Digital in Practice Program workshop: Smart Energy for Smart Living
  • Smart appliances come to EU Sustainable Energy Week (#SmartAtHome) - CECED/EEBUS
  • EU Commission Answer - The Commission's proposal for the introduction of a 'smartness indicator' in the framework of the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) Directive - E-002144/2017
  • Digitalisierung der Energiewirtschaft -- Neuer Digitalisierungs-Check für Energieversorger - BDEW unterstützt Mitgliedsunternehmen beim Transformationsprozess (DE)

# SMART MOBILITY

  • EUROCITIES: Med Urban Transport Community presented at the SUMP platform co-ordinating group 
  • Navigating Europe's Urban Access Regulations – ELTIS
  • ELTIS: New report looks at solutions to UK urban freight challenges

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • Workshop on liability in the area of autonomous systems and advanced robots and Internet of Things systems
  • Workshop on Smart Medical Systems
  • Government Technology: 5 Ways Sensor Technology Can Improve City Infrastructure (Industry Perspective) 

# SMART LIVING

  • What if technology helped society become more inclusive? [Science and Technology Podcast] – by the EP Scientific Foresight (STOA)
  • UCLG: Transforming Barcelona by imagining the future
  • EUROCITIES: Second Open Call for experiments in OrganiCity is here 
  • Towards age-friendly work in Europe: a life-course perspective on work and ageing from EU Agencies

# VIETNAM

  • VN seeks EU smart city know-how - Viet Nam News

# CHINA

  • Sweden and China sign Memorandum of Understanding on urban development

# USA

  • Bloomberg announces $200M 'American Cities Initiative' - Smart Cities Dive

# UK

  • UKAuthority.com: Manchester wants digital for city centre problems 

# GREECE

  • Kathimerini: Athens joins the international club of smart cities 

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