Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Publications about Smart cities

This document reports on various short videos and one recap video related to the iMobility Challenge events that took place between 01/10/2012 and 31/12/2014. These videos show the benefits of iMobility Systems to both a professional and a public audience. Read more
The study concludes that existing methodologies for measuring the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy footprint of ICT developed by various standardization organizations are suitable for being integrated into concrete environmental policy measures. Applied to mandatory reporting of electricity consumption, the benefits outweigh the cost when applied to Data Centers and Telecommunication networks where there exists a lack of environmental policy measures and a lack of publicly available data despite their footprint growing by 45% by 2020 in EU-27. Read more
The European Innovation Partnership Smart Cities and Communities Invitation for Commitments closed on 15 June. More than 350 commitments were submitted by around 2500 partners. See the infographic for details. Read more
Thanks to the PARTERRE project citizens can now influence urban & environmental planning of their community more easily. During several years PARTERRE has demonstrated and validated its business potential. New e-participation methods and tools for spatial and strategic planning at the European level are now more reachable. Read more
Projects Magazine interviewing Mathias Reddmann on Smart Cities. He highlights the importance of joining up and exchanging knowledge and best practices which the European Innovation Partnership on Smart and Communities will facilitate Read more
Representatives from cities, regions, institutes and organisations talk about their commitment to the EIP on Smart Cities. Read more
Watch how schools will benefit from energy savings thanks to the 'Energy Action Navigator'. The project is supported by the EU's Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP). Read more
Need ICT for Energy Efficiency funding? Watch this video! Read more
Mercè Griera i Fisa, from the European Commission's DG Connect, speaks about funding opportunities for ICT for Transport in Horizon 2020. Read more