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Tampere to host EIP-SCC field-visit of smart districts

On 21 September, on behalf of the Mindtrek Smart City event, the city of Tampere will host a field visit of the EIP-SCC Action Cluster on Sustainable Districts and Built Environment.

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publication date : 11-08-2017

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Eurobarometer shows optimism in the EU is on the rise

The latest Eurobarometer published on 2 August shows that Europeans are more positive about the future of the EU and their trust in the EU is on the rise.

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publication date : 04-08-2017

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GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

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publication date : 03-08-2017

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Save the date: Brokerage event Horizon 2020 Smart Cities & Communities call 2018

This brokerage event will offer an opportunity for city representatives to develop consortia and project ideas to respond to the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities 2018 call for proposals for lighthouse projects.

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publication date : 28-07-2017

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Save the date: EIP-SCC general Assembly - 12 October 2017

The purpose of the General Assembly is to pave the way to an EU Investment Plan, joining public and private investors' efforts to deploy SCC-related solutions throughout EU cities and to stimulate EU utilities, manufacturers and implementors.

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publication date : 28-07-2017

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Public consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market is open to contributions

On 19 July, the European Commission launched a public consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market. The aim of the consultation is to obtain input on the ways of promoting digital innovation in health care and to better define measures needed to deal with challenges in European health care systems.

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publication date : 26-07-2017

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Take part in a survey on eGovernance in Europe

The Urban Agenda Partnership on Digital Transition is currently gathering information on the level of eGovernance and digitalisation of public services in European cities.

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publication date : 26-07-2017

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URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.

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publication date : 25-07-2017

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‘State of Play of Interoperability in Europe 2016’ report is published

On 11 July 2017, the National Interoperability Framework Observatory of the European Commission issued the report ‘State of Play of Interoperability in Europe 2016’.

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publication date : 12-07-2017

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Shaping the future of research and innovation funding programme 'FP9'

EUROCITIES participated in two events looking at providing recommendations on the future funding programme for research and innovation, provisionally called 'FP9'.

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publication date : 10-07-2017