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European Smart Projects Summit: San Sebastian faces the challe...
REPLICATE Project’s Lighthouse City of Donostia/San Sebastian organized last 26th and 27th of March the European Smart Projects Summit, where representatives and experts across 90 cities from 14 SCC01 (Smart Cities ...
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Dresden goes green and bids on sustainable mobility
On 21 March, the Smart City of Dresden has been awarded by the EU for its sustainable mobility plan
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Comparative analysis of standardized indicators for smart sust...
The choice of the most suitable indicator framework is crucial, but difficult, as it requires expert knowledge. To help cities in their choice, this paper compares seven recently published indicator standards for Smar...
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Dresden: a further step towards its Sustainable Urban Mobility...
The development of the urban mobility of Dresden is one of the cities' core assets. The plan does not only support political decision-makers but also the economy, traffic-related institutions, NGOs, and institutional ...
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Envisaging the Cities of Tomorrow across the Slopes of Trentino
On January 23, 2019, the story of STARDUST in Trento was featured at Klimahouse’s conference on “Smart Cities” in Bolzano.
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When circular buildings go on air
A podcast featuring the European project HOUSEFUL and its commitment to make buildings more sustainable has been released
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A City’s Mission to turn itself into an Urban Laboratory
On December 11, 2018, Smart Iruña Lab program selected 6 technological proposals that will be developed under the Smart City strategy of Pamplona
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On the road towards liveable cities
On November 29, 2018, the representatives of STARDUST’s Lighthouse City of Trento organised their 1st Stakeholder Workshop on how to tailor technical solutions electric mobility, according to the local needs
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REMOURBAN continues to be firmly among global smart city commu...
A REMOURBAN team joined other pioneering projects in Barcelona for this year's edition of Smart City Expo World Congress on 13-15 November.
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Useful Steam - Heat Recovery
While the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) takes place from the 2nd to the 14th of December 2018 in Katowice, Poland, we have been investigating how district heating can contribute to the reduction of...
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Mix and Move in Trento
From the 16th to the 22nd of September, the local authorities from the city of Trento celebrated alongside other cities the European Mobility Week under the theme of multimodality.
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Closing the Gap between Projects and People
An immersive and interactive workshop at the Nordic Edge conference late September shone the spotlight on how European project teams can get their message across to citizens.
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Urban GreenUP at the World Forum on urban forests in Mantua
URBAN GreenUP will play an active role in the event taking place from the 28th of November to the 1st of December 2018 in Italy
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URBAN GreenUP in Cities Alive
A contribution from Mersey Forest, member of the URBAN GreenUP Consortium, has been included in the report Cities Alive: Water for People
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Putting citizens at the core of more liveable cities
People’s central role for developing sustainable cities was discussed at the BY&FORCITIZENS conference in Valladolid from the 20th to the 21st of September 2018
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Night at Museum with STARDUST
The STARDUST partners from Trento participated at the local Museum of Science for the 2018 European Researchers’ Night by demonstrating the science behind smart cities
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Introducing a more sustainable way of life through Gaming
The STARDUST’s Gaming Tool challenge was held during Pamplona a hackathon within “Navarra LAN Party”
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BY&FORCITIZENS Conference: Citizens to play key role in making...
Across Europe citizens are being put centre stage in efforts to move towards a more sustainable and liveable built environment. How are EU-funded projects embracing this citizen engagement as they innovate?
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STARDUST Meets the Dragon
STARDUST’s City of Tampere was acknowledged during the Smart City Expo China 2018 for its goal to build a smart and sustainable future for its citizens
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Tackling the barriers that keep nature off the cities
The URBAN GreenUP analysis on obstacles hampering the implementation of Nature-Based Solutions and the related countermeasures is now available
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Have your say on circular houses
An online survey collects inputs on how to best introduce circularity in the housing sector
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REMOURBAN at EIP SCC General Assembly in Sofia: Smart City Tec...
REMOURBAN project partner, Matthieu Grosjean from Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum (SEZ), delivered the latest project insights to the 100 delegates attending the first plenary session at the EIP SCC Marketplace General Assem...
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Transforming Academic Research into more tangible actions for ...
Three research institutions from the STARDUST consortium shared their insights with a network of Spanish universities as to how Smart Cities can act as exemplary figures for replication to their regions
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The URBAN GreenUP catalogue of Nature-Based solutions is now p...
The document provides a detailed description of the green urban interventions implemented by the project
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Hacking into the City’s Infrastructure for a Brighter Future
Disruptive ideas on Smart City Solutions were showcased in Tampere’s industrial Hackathon innovation challenge
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CITyFiED enters into its last year: it’s time to show the re...
At the end of May the consortium came together in Lund, Sweden, to catch up on the latest developments, align on the status of the project and pinpoint future actions.
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The dream smart city
A Smart City is a city where life has become very easy.
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The human factor in saving energy
Throughout Europe buildings are still responsible for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions. More renovation of the existing stock is needed. This is where citizens come into play
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Stardust released its project video
The European Stardust project has released its project video. It provides an opportunity for viewers to be familiar with the project and its actions.
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Should we wait to live in the future or can we create it ourse...
The new MAtchUP video explains how the solutions developed within the project will improve the quality of urban life.
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Cities light the way with new manifesto
Representatives of the twelve smart city ‘lighthouse’ projects, recipients of a combined investment of €263.84 million euro from the European Commission, met to sign a manifesto of cooperation.
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How can the circular approach save our cities?
The state of the art findings on circular cities and their implementation at an urban level were highlighted in the conference on Circular Cities: Promoting Innovation in Urban Systems.
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Energy reduction in public buildings: learning to lead from th...
Buildings in EU27 Member States represent up to 24 billion m2 of floor space, responsible for 40% of Europe’s energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions – both key contributors to climate change. In response, a n...
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REMOURBAN and fellow projects in Brussels for a series of smar...
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 th...
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Reflecting on a greener future - URBAN GreenUP holds its perio...
URBAN GreenUP consortium partners gathered together from the 16th to the 18th of January 2018 in Izmir for its 2nd Periodic Meeting, an occasion to share knowledge and progress on the implementation of urban renaturin...
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The City for Tomorrow
On February 16, 2005, the Kyoto Protocol entered into force. The first global agreement of history to reduce carbon dioxide emissions was based on the scientific consensus that climate change is occurring. Thirteen ye...
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Good governance: a key to Re-naturing Urban Plans’ success
Izmir organized its first International Green Infrastructure Workshop to highlight the governments’ role in moulding policies that support nature-based solutions and to announce its Green Infrastructure Strategy
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International praise for CITyFiED innovation and impact contin...
CITyFiED is honoured to be recognised as a leading international example of “innovative and influential” work in urban transformation by a panel of global city leaders. The awards are set to take place at the Smar...
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“Smart transformation of urban areas through integrated acti...
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 ...
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Lighthouses at Barcelona – Remourban and fellow Lighthouse p...
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.
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Accelerating sustainable urban renovation: a pathway for success
CITyFiED Methodology is an integrated approach divided into seven phases, ranging from initial citywide diagnosis to final evaluation of the renovation. It includes an indicators tool and guidelines to support decisio...
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Lighthouse Projects lead the way to a smarter Europe at Smart ...
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 a...
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The new Lighthouse Project MAtchUP kicks-off in Valencia
Three new Lighthouse cities and Four Follower cities enriching the European smart city landscape
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Starting the R2CITIES home run
In late October, the R2CITIES team met in Kartal, Turkey, for its second-to-last project meeting. As we look ahead to the final months of the project, our attention is on the monitoring of the works. This will allow u...
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Make your life easier: a simple framework for selecting distri...
CITyFiED has developed a way to assess and select energy efficient measures for buildings to be included in existing or new district renovation strategies. The replication framework outlines energy costs and calculati...
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Exploring the Northern Lights – Remourban goes to Denmark fo...
You probably don’t know where Sonderborg is exactly, although by the look of the name you would situate it somewhere in Scandinavia. Remourban project coordinator Miguel García knows exactly where this Light house ...
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Helping to “empower smart solutions for smart cities” - Re...
In early October four REMOURBAN partners headed off to Budapest, Hungary, for the SCIS conference to meet with other Lighthouse and Smart Cities projects and help drive a smart and sustainable vision for Europe.
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Disruptive innovation delivering industrial solutions that mak...
With a strong dedication to supporting and funding applied MSc and PhD research, Mir Technology Holding has more than 100 commercialised patents and a unique production know how helping CITyFiED district heating solut...
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Efficient, Cheap and Green
Reducing CO2 emissions is not only about adapting new technologies, but ensuring that these technologies are also being accepted by the public.
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