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22.11.2016

On Monday 12 December, the city of Aachen (Germany) will welcome representatives from other European cities for a study visit to the buildings refurbished within the EU-GUGLE project. The visit will focus on issues related to social housing refurbishment and will give participants the opportunity...

10.11.2016

Smart City Monitor team invites everyone who is interested in city cluster projects supported by structural funds, Horizon 2020 and other existing financial instruments at the national and international levels by learining novel approaches to SCC management and governance in practice by its...

13.10.2016

When we look at the entrepreneurial spirit of some people in Portugal, what's really remarkable is the way that they overcome the daily battles in search of creative and sustainable solutions to keep their businesses going, to pay their bills and, obviously, their salaries, but also to invest and...

07.09.2016

This post was originally published by me on 2nd August @medium.com. If you should wish to download, a PDF version of this blog post is attached along with.   Over the last few years there have been hundreds of articles written about “Smart City” and the implementation of Industrial Internet of...

31.08.2016

To house all the 80% of the world population between 2050 and 2070, complete new cities have to be created, not just one or two, but a huge number of them.   Even if we would start today at a quick pace, we cannot do it in time with our existing technology.  

20.06.2016

We invite forward looking innovative municipalities to join existing consortium of cities for H2020 CPS Labs call, the deadline is on 22.06.2016. The experimental project implements holistic vision of urban processes in the community by digital transformation of available big data streams from open...

16.06.2016

Everybody speaks about “Smart Cities”. Everybody is connecting, building, …, to enter in the contest of “Who’s the best Smart City in the World?” That’s nice to see interest in smart, connected and ‘intelligent’ cities. Many of you know that I am a proponent of smart cities (see my Linkedin profile...

13.06.2016

The Mobile Age project Launch of a three-year EU co-funded project to develop accessible and inclusive online public services for senior citizens While more and more public services are made available online only, older persons’ needs and wishes towards digital services are rarely understood and...

04.07.2015

The first commercial version of the 5G is supposed to come out only around 2020, however, there is a lot of research, developments and positioning being done by the sector’s major industrials. The intention is obvious, to not lose the train of this new generation of wireless broadband data...

29.06.2015

The EU project UrbanData2Decide develops tools to support urban decision makers. UrbanData2Decide extracts and processes information from two rich sources, namely public social media and open data libraries, and creates impactful visualisations.