digital

  •  culture

EUROCITIES Culture Forum in Tallinn - 29 March - 1 April 2017

The first EUROCITIES Culture Forum of the year will be held in Tallinn from 29 March until 1 April 2017. The Forum will be on the subject of ‘Innovative Models for Cultural Governance and Partnerships in Cities.’ All 5 working groups of the culture forum will meet alongside the Tallinn forum.

event

start date: 29-03-2017
end date: 01-04-2017

  •  knowledge society

'Cities in transition' conference & GDC awards winners

Find out more about our knowledge society forum's winter conference and the Green Digital Charter award winners.

news

publication date: 26-01-2017

  •  knowledge society

Amsterdam region, Rijeka and Valencia finalists for the 2016 GDC Award ‘Promoting open and interoperable solutions’

The third GDC award will recognise the project that has adopted and implemented open data and/or interfaces; has deployed and/or promoted interoperable solutions; and has tried to promote urban platforms or the better use/re-use of infrastructures, services, tools, etc.

news

publication date: 19-01-2017

  •  knowledge society

Green Digital Charter 2016 Awards: Bristol, Lisbon and Zagreb shortlisted in ‘Creation of European added value’ category

The winning project will be in line with the relevant EU policies and/or targets; has involved in its implementation a number of cities across Europe; and has been replicated (or has the potential to be replicated) in a number of European cities, preferably in different countries.

news

publication date: 19-01-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Green Digital Charter collection of case-studies 2016

The Green Digital Charter (GDC) aims to improve the quality of life in cities through the use of digital solutions. Its annual collection of case-studies presents actions and projects associated with green digital developments implemented in signatory cities to meet their commitment in tackling climate change and improving citizens’ quality of life.

publication

publication date: 19-01-2017

  •  knowledge society

Reykjavik, Utrecht and Zaragoza are the finalists for the GDC Award for ‘Citizen participation & impact on society’

Since there cannot be a smart city without smart citizens, the award winner in the first category will be a project that has successfully involved citizens and/or other civil society stakeholders; has adopted a bottom-up approach; and is expected to tackle, or has already tackled, local societal challenges. Of the 14 projects nominated in this category, three stand a good chance of winning the award: • Reykjavik’s Better Reykjavik and My Neighbourhood e-participation projects • ...

news

publication date: 19-01-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

New Green Digital Charter publication presents projects on digital solutions for better quality of life

The Green Digital Charter (GDC) aims to improve quality of life in cities through the uptake of digital solutions.

news

publication date: 11-01-2017

  •  economy

Alternative approaches to welfare and services in the sharing economy

Our final article looking at the outcomes of the roundtable sessions at EUROCITIES 2016 Milan, this time on alternative approaches to welfare and services.

news

publication date: 16-12-2016

  •  knowledge society

Knowledge society forum winter meeting - role of digital in shaping future cities

Our knowledge society forum (KSF) will hold its winter meeting on 24-25 January 2017 in Brussels.

news

publication date: 16-12-2016

  •  knowledge society

Commission and EIB to launch new fund for broadband infrastructure

The European Commisson and the European Investment Bank (EIB) announced the launch of an investment platform combining public and private contributions, dedicated to financing smaller-scale, higher-risk broadband projects around the EU.

news

publication date: 14-12-2016