ON A MISSION FOR THE EUROPEAN CITIES OF THE FUTURE - ACHIEVEMENTS, CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES

13.09.2019
By Marketplace Editorial
EIP-SCC news

PART 1: MEET THE NEW LIGHTHOUSE CITIES

The newest edition of frontrunner cities awarded funding under the smart cities lighthouse call of the EU research & innovation programme Horizon 2020 will be presenting their winner projects: 

  • +CITYXCHANGE
  • MAKING CITY

PART 2: THE TRIANGULUM JOURNEY - SIX CITIES AND THEIR RIPPLE EFFECTS

The goal of this session is to inform about the major outcomes and learnings from five years of the smart city lighthouse project Triangulum and to get into an interactive exchange with the two new European Lighthouse Projects as well as the interested audience. Let’s learn from and support each other to promote theSmart City developments of the future!

PART 3: HORIZON EUROPE - A MISSION TO DELIVER THE CITIES OF THE FUTURE

Already the single fact that roughly 75% of the EU’s population live in cities is reason enough to think about a specific, effective and efficient policy framework for cities in support of the most pressing European challenges. To this end, we need to eventually focus on turning research and innovations into results on the ground, putting an emphasis on deployment, replication, scaling-up and thus a dramatically accelerated market uptake of solutions to meet the grand challenges of today, especially and most effectively in the urban context.