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Smart Cities Marketplace
Investing in a sustainable and green urban future

The Smart Cities Marketplace plays an important role in speeding up the green transition of cities in Europe by improving citizens’ quality of life, increasing the competitiveness of European cities and industry as well as reaching European energy and climate targets.

It complements current EU efforts such as REPowerEU with a complete catalogue of offers such as calls for free technical assistance, 1-to-1-consultancy services for city-led consortia close to the financing stage, financing masterclasses and a fine-tuned matchmaking for the financing of urban projects and intensified partnerships with other EU initiatives, such as the Covenant of Mayors, the Green City Accord, the European Green Capital/Green Leaf AwardsScalable Cities, CIVITAS and

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Green Cities Wiki

A comprehensive resource for initiatives, practical knowledge and insights on creating sustainable, inclusive, and climate-neutral cities.

Current impact

Bankable project proposals received
€ 668 million
Matched with investor interest
Investor network members


The Smart Cities Marketplace is now developing a number of focus and discussion groups to form its community  The activities of these groups are governed by a charter.


Solution Booklet E-Bus

This English, French and German version of the solution booklet presents electric buses’ replication potential and barriers from a technical, financial, social and governance perspective. Desk research, expert interviews with different stakeholders and webinars were conducted in order to gather experiences from various EU/national/regional/local projects in different European countries.

E-buses currently represent 6.1% of the sales of new buses in Europe. The decarbonisation of public transport systems will be crucial as European countries and cities move towards a net zero economy, and as such...

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