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IEU MONITORING: Smart Cities Weekly Telegram 5 Mar 2018


Our IEU MONITORING headlines this week*: 

# EU URBAN AGENDA: 

  • New challenges and solutions for modern cities discussed in Sofia - Bulgarian EU Presidency +++ 
  • Launch of the European Capital of Innovation Award 2018 at Covenant of Mayors - Carlos Moedas +++ 
  • Join the IUC city-to-city cooperation programme (deadline: 8/3/2018) +++ 
  • 10 years of the Covenant of Mayors: Local and regional leadership for clean energy and climate action +++ 
  • Introduction to the Draft Action Plan of the Partnership on Digital Transition - Urban Agenda for EU +++ 
  • Urban Agenda: City of Prato - Circular Economy – new opportunities towards 2030 

# EIB: 

  • Hungary: The Investment Plan for Europe - advisory services and financing opportunities for Smart Cities investments projects - EIB 

# HORIZON 2020

  • Protecting the infrastructure of Europe and the people in the European smart cities - Call update 26/2/2018

# SMART SPECIALISATION PLATFORM

  • Developing synergies between Joint Undertakings and ESIF for optimising RIS3 implementation - 07/03/2018
  • Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on the entrepreneurial discovery process (EDP) - 08/03/2018
  • 2018 SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development
  • Smart Specialisation and Technology Transfer as Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth
  • Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Multi-level Governance for RIS3
  • The 3rd Steering Committee meeting of S3P-Industry
  • S3P-Industry and Interreg Europe working for Industrial modernisation
  • Central European Cooperation in Smart Specialisation on the Application of ICT and Advanced Manufacturing Solutions in the Food Supply Chain workshop

# URBACT

  • Gender Equal Cities

# EIP-SCC

  • Launch of the European iCapital of Innovation Award - EIP-SCC
  • 2nd selection round of EU cities under International Urban Cooperation - EIP-SCC
  • European Capital of Innovation Award 2018 - EIP-SCC
  • 1st Partner Meeting of the EIP-SCC New Mobility Services Initiative - EIP-SCC
  • EIP-SCC: Participatory Budgeting Webinar March 2018 Agenda
  • Ruggedised: Learning from the successful smart cities – EIP-SCC replication workshop and INEA event
  • EIP-SCC: Fostering the Transition towards a Circular Economy in Europe:  Turning Waste into a Resource
  • Space4Ghent: Satellite data improving life in cities - EIP-SCC
  • TRA 2018 "A Digital ERA For Transport - Solutions for Society, Economy and Environment" - EIP-SCC
  • EIP-SCC: Cities are reaching into space to solve urban challenges (and save money)

# SCIS

  • SCIS: Roadmaps and Crystal Balls at City-zen
  • Covenant of Mayors Ceremony - SCIS side event
  • Follower Cities Replication Workshop: Cities Get Smart with Funding
  • Smart Bricks? BRICKER!

# SMART GOVERNANCE

  • EU Parliament backs a single digital gateway for administrative services across the EU
  • MEPs: Making it easier for citizens and businesses to do their paperwork online
  • 3rd Euro-Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition Larnaca – Cyprus, October 5-6, 2018
  • UCLG: Monitoring, evaluation and learning practices of Local Governments and Local Governments Associations

# SMART SECURITY

  • Thursday 8 March 2018: EU Mayors' Conference on "Building Urban Defences Against Terrorism" in Brussels
  • European Defence Agency: Market survey on commercially available RPAS services
  • EU-Funded Research ignites Yetta: a Next Generation Blockchain currency for the Smart Economy
  • UCLG: Leading change: Delivering the New Urban Agenda through Urban and Territorial Planning
  • Why a smart city must also be a safe city - IFSEC Global

# SMART FINANCE

  • Bundesfinanzministerium: Umsatzsteuerliche Behandlung von Bitcoin und anderen sog.virtuellen Währungen; EuGH-Urteil vom 22. Oktober 2015, C-264/14, Hedqvist

# SMART ENERGY

  • Forum on Smart Energy Carriers for Distributed Energy Production – Research and Innovation Technology Perspectives

# SMART ENVIRONMENT

  • Urban mining to reduce environmental footprint of consumer goods - Horizon Magazine
  • GDC releases guidebook for successful peer-to-peer learning

# SMART MOBILITY

  • European Commission announces sustainable mobility award nominees
  • EU Parliament: Draft report - Europe on the Move: an agenda for the future of mobility in the EU - PE 618.014v02-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • Eltis: Public Consultation on the action plan of the Urban Agenda Partnership on Urban Mobility
  • EIT InnoEnergy: eBikeLabs wins prize at first European Forum Energy for Smart Mobility
  • TÜV fürs Autonome Fahren - TÜV SÜD und DFKI entwickeln Plattform für KI-Module in autonomen Fahrzeugen
  • Cisco: Cisco and Vodafone showcase Mobile Transport Networking Advancements Via Segment Routing at Mobile World Congress
  • Smart cities need smarter public transport - American City & County

# SMART INDUSTRIES

  • Feedback from stakeholders on the Smart Wearables reflection and orientation paper
  • Pathways to the digitisation of manufacturing: ConnectedFactories - Digital Single Market Blog of the EU Commission
  • Cecimo: Smart Manufacturing Leaders Summit

# SMART LIVING

  • Smart and Connected Health (SCH): Connecting Data, People and Systems
  • Experts discuss in Sofia higher quality of living in cities for over 70% of Europeans
  • EU Cities for Fair & Ethical Trade Award

# INDIA

  • Tutorials and a Hackthon - EU-India cooperation on ICT
  • Geospatial World (press release): India, Germany sign MOU for smart city cooperation

# SRI LANKA

  • Massive IoT network for Sri Lanka  - SmartCitiesWorld
  • Ericsson, Dialog Axiata roll out Massive IoT network in Sri Lanka  - Digital News Asia

# THAILAND

  • Hi-tech pilot projects to create seven 'smart cities'  - Phuket Gazette

# IRAN

  • Tehran to Transform Into Smart City  - Financial Tribune (Iran)

# UAE

  • Dubai tests self-driving pods in drive to become 'smart city'  - PRI

# CANADA

  • Falls making effort to become 'smart city'  - NiagaraFallsReview.ca

# USA

  • How New Orleans Defied Division With Performance Management - Data-Smart City Solutions
  • How San José Launched its Autonomous Vehicle Vision
  • Government Technology: Smart Cities Come with Inherent Privacy Risks, ACLU Says
  • CMU launches smart cities institute - Pittsburgh Business Times


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