This Action Cluster aspires to be a platform of choice for stakeholder-dialogue, and to identify and remove the obstacles for the accelerated development of the smart cities market. Its objectives are to accelerate the development of smart city markets through knowledge sharing, innovation and expertise on business models, finance and funding and procurement.
09:30 – 09:40: Opening
Speakers: Juergen Ritzek (EE-IP) and Derrick Pisani (Connectivity), Action Cluster Leads
09:40 – 10:20: Financing Platform Initiative
Permanent engagement with the Sector Forum Energy Management, WG Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technologies (SFEM WG BC/DLT) representing the demand side in the form of ESCO models for building EM using BC/DLT, search for existing and scalable solutions.
Speaker: Juergen Ritzek (EE-IP), Action Cluster Lead
10:20 – 11:00: Pre-commercial Procurement Initiative
Strong joint marketing activities promoting SCM, see e.g. https://procure-pcp.eu/events/scm-forum/
Matchmaking event between cities and interested suppliers to facilitate consortia building
Speaker: Georg Vogt (Empirica), Initiative Lead
11:00 – 11:40: City Wisdom Initiative
- Presentation of an ESCO modelling tool and potential for applying it in a systemised manner in smart city contexts
- Discussion about where this can be applied, potential use cases and challenges, applied, e.g., for Energy Communities
- Continuation on fact-finding-mission on other tools that can be put to work in similar contexts
Speaker: Derrick Pisani (Connectivity)
11:40 – 12:00: Outlook