INSIGHT EU: SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram 17 July 2017


Our telegram headlines today*: 

# EU URBAN AGENDA: 

  • EU Regions and Cities Initiative- 3rd General Assembly Meeting +++ 
  • EU Urban Agenda Marks Real Opportunity to End Homelessness in our Cities +++ 
  • One year on: Is the urban agenda a golden opportunity? - EUROCITIES +++ 
  • A report compares business environment in 22 cities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania with 187 other economies +++ 
  • FRA discusses fundamental rights in urban policies +++ 

# SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORM

  • Central European cooperation workshop and Watify Matchmaking Event on Industry 4.0
  • DG Research and Innovation has joined the initiative of S3P - Industry

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • Webinar: The Power of Data Visualization in Cities  - Data-Smart City Solutions
  • Data-Smart City Solutions: From Research to Results: The Substance Behind Smart Cities
  • Report: Smart city investment will double by 2021

# SMART SECURITY

  • Power Grid Cybersecurity Risks: It’s Not Only the Russians - Microgrid Knowledge

# SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • Open & Agile Smart Cities: OASC goes zero-emission
  • UCLG: International Forum on Climate Change and City Transformation

# SMART ENERGY

  • Siemens: Defining “Energy Providers”—Thoughts from Grid Edge 2017

# SMART MOBILITY

  • Germany's Economic Affairs Ministry and the Ministry of Education and Research spend 100 million euro on inter-ministerial research projects: Urban neighbourhoods as local drivers of the energy transition
  • Deadline extended to 11 August for CIVITAS Awards applications
  • ELTIS:  Paris launches trial of autonomous shuttle bus service
  • UK supermarket tries out deliveries with an autonomous electric van - ELTIS
  • Robotisation of transport must not be only technology-driven, but aim at creating value added for society, says EESC
  • Resert.org: Vehicle-to-Grid: So wird das E-Auto zum temporären Energiespeicher
  • Reset.org: SeaBubbles: In Paris schweben bald Taxis über der Seine

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • Smarte Materialien für extreme Belastungen - Forschungszentrum Jülich
  • DFKI: Neues Forschungsprojekt: Vorausschauende Techniken für Fassaden und Beleuchtung von Bürogebäuden

# SMART PEOPLE

  • Why Digital Skills Need to Be at the Core of Your Strategy

# USA

  • The 25 best run cities in America - American City & County
  • 3 experts weigh in on how AI will transform cities - American City & County
  • American City & County: Interactive map: The 100 greenest American cities
  • Smart city vs. connected city: What's the difference?

# AFRICA

  • Test bed: Turning Kigali into Africa's smart cities hub


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