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Commission launches innovation partnership for Smart Cities and Communities
(10/07/2012) By launching a Smart Cities and Communities European Innovation Partnership (SCC) the European Commission aims to boost the development of smart technologies in cities – by pooling research resources from energy, transport and ICT and concentrating them on a small number of demonstration projects which will be implemented in partnership with cities. For 2013 alone, € 365 million in EU funds have been earmarked for the demonstration of these types of urban technology solutions.
Commission Press Room: IP/12/760
See also: Memo Smart Cities and Communities Communication