On March 1st 2018 the China Academy of Building Research visited the Technology Centre of Acciona, partner in REMOURBAN. On that occasion, Ignacio Gonzalez Perez presented the REMOURBAN actions to the delegation.
On 26 January 2018 representatives of 40 cities sat around the table at the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) with industry representatives and experts to ensure that the €263.84 million invested by the Commission through the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities programme generates returns.
In early December, a delegation from Oxford City Council travelled to Nottingham to see for themselves how REMOURBAN has been helping it become Britain’s most energy self-sufficient city.
Nottingham City Homes has been announced as finalist for the UK Housing Awards in the innovation category for their pioneering approach to finding solutions for Britain’s older and energy inefficient housing stock. These awards run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, showcase the very best the housing sector has to offer.
The Annual Symposium of Architectural Research 2017 (Atut 2017) was held on November 29th – December 2nd, 2017 in Oulu, Finland. This symposium is organised on an annual basis by the Finnish schools of architecture together with the Finnish Association of Architects SAFA.
Regen Green Energy Awards has just nominated REMOURBAN Lighthouse city of Nottingham as the leading UK city in the city transformation process towards cleaner, smarter and more energy efficient cities.
Mr Chun-Il Kim, Researcher at the CERIK Research Institute of Korea (Construction and Economic Research Institute of Korea, based in Seoul), visited the city of Seraing on November 17th, 2017.
This year around 1000 smart water meters were installed in the municipality’s institutions and rented apartments of the city.
Empower cities. Empower people. That was the battle cry at this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) that took place between 13-15 November in Barcelona’s Gran Via.
Twelve smart city projects covering almost 60 cities across Europe came together at the 7th Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona from 14-16 November - the biggest edition to date –to show how cities are leading the way in driving sustainable and smart innovation.
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 646511