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29 September 2016

EIP-SCC in Motion: September 2016 Was a Month Full of Workshops and Events!

As the EIP-SCC representation tour keeps going, representatives of the EIP-SCC and its Initiatives have been meeting, holding workshops and participating in different events around Europe during the month of September.

On September 22nd 2016, our Initiative leads met in Brussels to discuss the achievements of the 2016 Roadmap and to start co-creating the Roadmap for 2017.

To complete the day, the Initiatives on Citizen-Centric Approach to Data and Urban Platforms, in collaboration with ERRIN (the European Regions Research and Innovation Network) jointly organised a workshop on GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The initiative From Planning to Implementation held a workshop on the Next Steps in Developing the Smart City Guidance Package.

On September 23rd 2016, the EIP-SCC Market Place stand was present at the Smart Cities Info Day under the Horizon 2020 Work programme to raise the awareness of the community. The Smart Cities Info Day provided information about future call topics for potential applicants as well as networking opportunities to meet potential project partners. If you could not attend the session, the recording of the web stream is available online here.


In the context of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Action Cluster, the Electro-mobility and New Mobility Services initiatives organised an interactive session in the scope of the CIVITAS Forum Conference 2016 (Gdynia – Poland, September 29th 2016) and Karine Sbirrazzuoli, chair of the Electro-mobility Initiative, joined the opening session of the “Electro-Mobility in Smart Cities” event (Gothenburg – Sweden, September 21st 2016).

In addition, and in collaboration with the European Commission’s Directorate General on Mobility and Transport, members of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Action Cluster participated in the Conference “Smart Urban Mobility: Opportunities for Cooperation and Finance” (Prague – Czech Republic, September 22nd 2016) to discuss how investments in electric mobility and in smart mobility services in European urban areas can be increased.