EU SMART CITIES Weekly Telegram - 14 March 2016



# URBAN EUROPE

  • Update on Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe

# UCLG

  • UCLG: Barcelona Resilience Week
  • UCLG: Further recognition of the role of local governments in the Global Partnership on Effective Development Cooperation

# COR

  • CoR Forum on the EU Urban Agenda

# EESC

  • EESC conference ‘The future is local! Empowering communities, combating poverty, improving services’

# EU COMMISSION - H2020

  • EU Commission survey: European cities willing to join the cluster of followers of the REMOURBAN H2020 European Project for Smart Cities

# EU COMMISSION - DG GROW

  • Smart strategy for smart industry - Keynote speech by Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska at the Smart Industry Conference
  • Automotive Intelligence Center Forum: Innovation in the Automotive Sector

# EU COMMISSION - DG REGIO

  • Smart Specialisation success stories – let your success story be seen!

# EU COMMISSION - DG FISMA

  • Keynote speech by EU Commissioner Jonathan Hill at the Economist's Future of Banking Summit

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Documentation of the Joint REGI-COTER Public Hearing on the Implementation of the EU Urban Agenda - Committee on Regional Development

# EIP-SCC

  • EIP-SCC: Citizen Focus Webinar on Inclusive Smart Cities
  • EIP-SCC: CIVITAS Forum Conference
  • EIP-SCC: Celsius Project Shares Expertise in a Toolbox for Cities
  • EIP-SCC: Vaasa Sets the Goal to Become Carbon Neutral by 2035
  • EIP-SCC: CityMobil2 Final Conference

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • The quest for better quality data has started! Europeana Professional
  • Smart Cities Council: New Online Version of Global Smart Cities Readiness Guide Helps Cities Map Their Future More Easily
  • Smart Cities Council: Cities Introduce Smart Programs in Divergent Manners
  • Smart Cities Council: Why Data Analytics Must be Part of Your Next Infrastructure Project
  • Smart Cities Council: A little help for your data woes? (Courtesy of the White House)
  • Smart Cities Council: 2 out of 3 IoT projects fail: How to be the one that succeeds

# SMART FINANCE

  • ICLEI: Financing urban development: the urgency of innovation and scaling-up to accelerate transformation to sustainability
  • The State of European FinTech: A Tech.eu report on funding and M&A activity in 2015 - Tech.eu - March 2016

# SMART JUSTICE

  • Criminal justice is a hard case - UKAuthority.com

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • EU Event - I-ESA 2016: Enterprise Interoperability in the digitized and networked Factory of the Future
  • Deutsche Telekom presents digitization "from the field to your plate"
  • Smart Cities Council: Are you working with utilities on your smart city plans? If not, you should be
  • Das Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Darmstadt stellt sich vor
  • Fraunhofer IAO: Industrie 4.0 im Mittelstand
  • Deutsche Telekom Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig (HfTL) stellt Prototyp zur Abschätzung der Wirtschaftlichkeit von Smart Services für vernetzte Produkte vor
  • Von Mikrosystemen, Robotern und smarten Stromnetzen - Internationale Elektrotechnik-Konferenz „SSD“ gastiert an der HTWK Leipzig
  • Kostengünstiges 3D-Scanning für jedermann: 3Digify – DFKI-Technologie bringt neues Spin-off auf den Weg

# SMART MOBILITY

  • ELTIS: SUMP self-assessment tool
  • UNECE Symposium on the Future Networked Car
  • UNECE: New UN Regulation keeps silent cars from becoming dangerous cars
  • Energy Cities: Milton Keynes to boost electric car use
  • U.S. EERE: Wireless Electric Charging: The Future of Plug-In Electric Vehicles is Going Cordless
  • Smart Cities Council: Innovation on rails: why smart trains for smart cities make sense
  • Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig. Team Smart Driving qualifiziert sich für Finale des Audi Autonomous Driving Cup (AADC)

# SMART ENERGY

  • Germany Coop Tour: Energy transition in the hands of citizens' cooperatives
  • Smart Cities Exhibition & Conference for South - East Europe
  • Thessaloniki (GR) and Bottrop (DE), together in the "Municipalities for a strong Europe" Initiative
  • Digitaleurope: “Digital in Practice workshop on Bright Lights, Big City:  smart cities with human touch”

# SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • ELTIS: Registration for Green Week 2016 events opens
  • ELTIS: Nottingham to help citizens cut carbon emissions (UK)
  • Eurocities: Climate Chance World Summit Seeks for Contributors

# SMART FARMING

  • Great success of our latest DiPP workshop: “Smart farming: Harvesting the digital dividends across the EU” held in Brussels on 3 March 2016

# SMART LIVING

  • Are Virtual Reality experiences safe from an ethical point of view?

# SMART PEOPLE

  • Dutch EU Presidency: European higher education: ready for the future
  • Study - Research for CULT Committee - Evaluation of Education at the European Level - EP THINKTANK
  • Fraunhofer IAO unterstützt Gründungsprozess interdisziplinärer Technologie-Start-ups
  • Europeana Professional: Choosing a country's artworks for Europeana 280: Malta

# SMART CITIES - INDIA

  • Deutsch-Indische Zusammenarbeit beim "100 Smart Cities-Programm" -  BMUB
  • U.S. Department of Commerce: Connecting Cities of the Future in India Requires Proven, Scalable and Standards-Based Innovation
  • 10 things citizens expect from India's 20 smart cities - Big Wire

# SMART CITIES INDONESIA

  • Biggest Belgian Economic Mission to Indonesia to date from 12 to 19 March 2016  (including Smart Cities)

# SMART CITIES SINGAPORE

  • Can Singapore's smart city vision be a model for the region? - Southeast Asia GLOBE

# SMART CITIES CHINA

  • Smart Cities Council: Smart street lights are coming to China. (Time for your city to take a look?)

# U.S. SMART CITIES

  • U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Delivers Remarks at 9th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum
  • Pittsburgh Announced As Finalist in Smart Cities Challenge - CBS Local

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