REMOURBAN will participate to the next Smart Cities projects meeting with the European Commission, which will take place on 21 November in Brussels, in conjunction with the EIP-SCC action cluster meeting on 22 November.
The SCC projects meeting will provide the opportunity for REMOURBAN to meet the other lighthouse projects and the European Commission for an open discussion on the outcomes of the last smart cities lighthouse coordination meetings. Moreover, it will be discussed the participation of the SCC01 projects in the EIP SCC market place.
On the same date, participants will be involved in a workshop session facilitated by CITYkeys and ESPRESSO on the practical use of these two projects’ results. In particular, they will join two working groups on “Program and project indicators” and “Open standards”. The REMOURBAN project will be represented by the coordinator Miguel Ángel García Fuentes (CARTIF), Isabel Tome Esteban (Iberdrola) and Zoé Lejeune (Arebs).
On 22nd November will take place the meeting of the EIP-SCC Action cluster meeting. It will be the opportunity for an assessment of the EIP-SCC 2016 Roadmap achievement so far, with a view to the 2017 Roadmap. Action clusters are about “Sustainable districts, Sustainable Urban Mobility, Integrated Infrastructures, Citizen Focus, Business Models, Integrated Planning”.
Miguel Ángel García Fuentes (CARTIF) and by Isabel Tome Esteban (Iberdrola) will take part into the action cluster on Integrated Planning / Policy & Regulations which looks into developing innovative policies to support large scale implementation and roll-out of smart cities. Alessandra Cassisi (Officinæ Verdi) will be attending the action cluster on Business Models, Finance and Procurement, which is active on developing a framework to enable economic viability of smart city solutions, by identifying innovative business models, and investigating new finance and procurement tools.
The action clusters meetings will be followed by the Conference ‘Inclusive Smart Cities: A European Manifesto on Citizen Engagement’, where REMOURBAN will be represented by
Zoé Lejeune (Arebs). The event is organised by the EIP-SCC Action Clusters on Citizen Focus and Integrated Planning, Policy & Regulation, ERRIN and ICLEI.
8 November 2016
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 646511