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Agile cities: how are cities adapting to the fourth industrial revolution?

In September 2018, the Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization of the World Economic Forum has released a report on the adaptation of urban landscapes and administrations to the fourth industrial revolution.

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publication date : 17-10-2018

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EUROCITIES and the sustainable development goals

EUROCITIES and our member cities fully support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a means to achieving a better and more sustainable future for all.

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publication date : 15-10-2018

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Smart with a Heart: Bringing Together the Smart City Community in Stavanger

From 25-27 September 2018, the fourth Nordic Edge Expo & Conference took place in Stavanger, Norway. The Nordic Edge is an annual event showcasing the latest innovative solutions from the Smart City community and thus the ideal meeting place for the project partners of the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities programme. 4500 visitors from all across Europe and even beyond attended this three-day event to present outcomes, exchange knowledge and meet with project partners. Apart from...

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publication date : 15-10-2018

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Getting ready for your next application: EUROCITIES Training on EU funding

During the European Week of Regions and Cities EUROCITIES organised a training on EU funding at the Greater Birmingham and West Midlands Brussels Office.

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publication date : 12-10-2018

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Second Mayors Summit announced

Following the success of the first EUROCITIES Mayors Summit in 2017, we are organising a second in Brussels from 20-21 March 2019 to discuss critical European issues including citizen engagement.

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publication date : 26-09-2018

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Eurostat regional book 2018 is out! Check out the main findings

Every year Eurostat publishes its regional book, providing valuable data and statistics on a wide range of fields, from demography to digital transition, passing through health, business and living conditions.

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publication date : 21-09-2018

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A smart city vision: how to make it happen!

The next meeting of the action cluster on Business Models, Finance and Procurement of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities will take place in Brussels next 10 October in cooperation with the action cluster Integrated Planning, Policy and Regulations.

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publication date : 19-09-2018

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Making smart cities sustainable

The 2nd “Making Smart Cities Sustainable” event, will take place on the Bordeaux Metropole premises, in France, from 8 to 10 October 2018, in the framework of the Sharing Cities programme.

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publication date : 19-09-2018

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Cities' readiness to comply with GDPR - EUROCITIES' survey results

From 11 June to 02 July 2018, EUROCITIES conducted a survey to assess the level of compliance and readiness of its members to new EU privacy rules. Initiated by EUROCITIES and the cities of Barcelona and Ghent, this survey intended to identify needs and gaps encountered by cities in the implementation of the legislation.

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publication date : 11-09-2018

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Amsterdam is searching for City Science Officers

The city of Amsterdam is currently preparing an event to be organised in Brussels (November) in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and the Amsterdam Chief Science Officer (CSO). This event will be a roundtable debate (“Science for the City”), and will focus on the interaction between scientific research and urban challenges. The aim is to involve in this event different city-professionals in Europe who are working as a ‘science officer’.

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publication date : 07-09-2018