EIP-SCC Matchmaking Event and Participation at Smart City Expo World Congress 2018

13 November 2018 08:30
15 November 2018 19:00



SAVE THE DATE: EIP-SCC Marketplace Matchmaking Event and Participation at the Smart City Expo World Congress



Are you a municipality willing to implement a smart urban project? Do you have an idea you wish to present and discuss with key investors? Are you a financial institution looking for urban development projects to invest in? 

The Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is just the right place! Come and participate in the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) Marketplace  Matchmaking event on 14th November 2018 in Barcelona, Spain

The EIP-SCC Marketplace Matchmaking is focused on engaging urban project promoters with financiers through one-to-one meetings in order to reach financial agreements and the concrete development of smart city projects covering any combination of the areas energy, mobility and ICT.

To learn more about the Matchmaking, click here!

If you are interested in participating, register here!

Note that if you are unable to attend the Matchmaking sessions on 14 November, Matchmaking at the stand can be organized via our Matchmaking Platform on all 3 days!


  • 13 November 2018, 13:00 CET - Government of Catalonia Stand D413

EIP-SCC Presentation - EIP-SCC is a major market-changing undertaking supported by the European Commission bringing together cities, industries, SMEs, investors, researchers and other smart city actors. Presenting the benefits of engaging with EIP-SCC for the municipalities and stakeholders from smartCATALONIA. 
Georg Houben, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG ENERGY

  • 14 November 2018, 12:00 - 13:00 CET -   European Commission Stand D498

“Sharing experiences on the financing of smart city projects” - panel discussion with Georg Houben, Policy Officer, EC, DG ENERGY, Carlos Sanchez,Whitehelm Capital and Juergen Ritzek, ICP Europe!

  • 14 November 2018, 13:00 - 14:00 CET -   European Commission Stand D498

"Annual distances to your destination! Gain a radical perspective towards sustainable urban mobility!" - Four urban mobility initiatives, which are part of the European Innovation Partnership for Smart Cities and Communities, are implementing actions in the fields of electric vehicles, urban air mobility, mobility services, and linking energy-mobility. And they are looking for companies and cities with whom to cooperate!                                        Lutz Heuser, The Urban Institute; Jesús De La Quintana Perez, Tecnalia; Graham Thrower, Urban Foresight; Eunice Ribeiro, Ubiwhere; Enrico Gaspari, PwC


Date Topic Description Moderator


13 Nov 2018

11:30-12:30 CET

Trial. Innovate. Replicate. Smart Cities and Communities. The world's biggest Smart City R&D Initiative is ready to scale up Jens Bartholmes, DG ENERGY


14 Nov 2018

09:30-10:15 CET, East Agora

Future mobility: How will new transport systems change the urban landscape. Presenting the mobility of the city of future: e-bikes, self-driving busses, automated beacon-powered infrastructure inclusion. Discussion on the wider rollout.

Eunice Ribeiro, UBIWHERE


15 Nov 2018

15:00-16:00 CET, East Agora

Digitalisation is cool. How data platforms could change the landscape of EU cities? Panel discussion on various approaches to the collection and utilisation of urban datasets in cities, data platform solutions and progress of digitalisation in municipalities. Focus on lessons learned and recommendations.

Svetoslav Mihaylov, DG CONNECT



The EIP-SCC Marketplace team invites you to the closing reception of the EIP-SCC Matchmaking Event, organised in partnership with Smart Cities Barcelona!

14 November 2018, 17:30 – 18:30 local time at Europa Suites



If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at matchmaking@eu-smartcities.eu or info@eu-smartcities.eu



Practical Details


Gran Via Venue, HALL 1 & 2, Barcelona, Spain

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