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From 18/11/2016 to 18/11/2016
The EDCi 2016 index provides information about the strengths and weaknesses of 60 local ecosystems from around Europe Read more
From 11/10/2016 to 11/10/2016
Centre Borschette, Room 1C, Froissartstraat 36, 1040, Etterbeek
This workshop is part of the OPEN DAYS – European Week of Regions and Cities, an annual event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs. Read more
From 20/09/2016 to 20/09/2016
Climate change, increased urbanization and increased world population are several of the factors driving global challenges for water management. This roadmap was finalised by the European Commission in August 2016, with inputs gathered from 20 FP7/H2020 research projects -grouped in the ICT4Water cluster- and taking into account other relevant reports. Read more
From 20/09/2016 to 20/09/2016
Rue Van Maerlant 2, 1040, Bruxelles
The first workshop since the adoption of the new eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 will present the new plan and focus on animating its implementation, in particular its dynamic aspects. The aim of the workshop, jointly organised by the Committee of the Regions and the European Commission, is to show how the new eGovernment Action Plan is useful for all levels of administration - European, national, regional and local - and how stakeholders will be engaged in its future evolution. Read more
From 24/08/2016 to 11/09/2016
The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60 000. The purpose of this call for tenders is to gain insights into the current data-related situation (taxonomy, mapping, gap analysis, players, market structure, business models, applicable legislation, bottlenecks and their cause) in the context of the adoption and application of smart mobility solutions for cities, communities and local stakeholders. Read more
From 20/06/2016 to 20/06/2016
New EU wide rules will abolish the current requirement to have an authenticity stamp on public documents (such as birth or marriage certificates) issued in one EU country before presenting them to a public authority in another EU country. If the receiving authority has serious doubts about the authenticity of a public document presented by a citizen, it will be able to consult the issuing authority through the Internal Market Information system (IMI) for back-office verification between authorities, a solution developed under the EU funded ISA programme. Read more
EU Smart Energy Week
From 16/06/2016 to 16/06/2016
Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi 155, 1040 Brussels
The European Commission (DG CONNECT) is organising a session during the Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels on "Smart appliances in the smart home - The SAREF standard for buildings for the new electricity market". Read more
From 30/05/2016 to 01/06/2016
Firenze, Italy
This year's conference will try to define what City Renaissance means in the Digital Age. It will start by exploring current experiences which are at the leading edge of developments. It will also look at ongoing pilots and implementations and will conclude with a look into what the future may hold. Read more
From 24/05/2016 to 24/05/2016
Klokgebouw Building, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
The European Innovation Partnership is in full implementation mode, bringing together cities and companies framed by a set of core roll-out initiatives that will shape a European marketplace for smart cities. Over 400 participants are expected at this third General Assembly. It will offer a platform to learn about key policy and market trends and to create new contacts and networks. Read more
From 20/04/2016 to 21/04/2016
Barastraat/Rue de Bara 175, Brussels, Belgium
Net Futures 2016 is a new innovative conference on the future of networks and, especially, the Future Internet. Net Futures 2016 will offer the opportunity to explore how the Future Internet can best serve and benefit from the Commission's Digital Single Market strategy. Read more