CitiCAP Expert Journal: Get an update on what has been happening in the last 6 months in Lahti

Project : CitiCap - Citizen's cap-and-trade co-created
City : Lahti
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In his 2nd journal of CitiCAP, UIA expert Philip Turner describes his take on the project over the last 6 months, which included a stimulating and enriching visiting experience in the city of Lahti. He tells us about the emissions allowances of the PCT scheme, central to the project’s success, and also the rewarding allocation and how local businesses are brought into it.

TMaaS Expert Journal: Get an update on what has been happening in the last 6 months

Project : TMaaS - Traffic Management as a Service
City : Ghent
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The 2nd TMaaS Journal accompanies the project in its past half year of progress. By giving an account of the main activities and achievements of each project component, the second issue explores the new activities that have kicked in, outlining a clear new phase of the project in which the first results of the work conducted started to emerge.

AS-FABRIK Expert Journal 4: Get to know what happened in the last 6 months!

Project : AS-Fabrik -Bilbao Alliance for smart specialisation in advanced services towards the digital transformation of the industry
City : Bilbao
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In his fourth Journal, Willem van Winden discusses all key activities that you need to know about AS-FABRIK. Most importantly, Willem shares his thoughts on KIBS (Knowledge Intensive Business Services) and how AS-FABRIK is dealing with them not only internally within the project but also in relation to parallel European activities in the same field. The latter is rather important for the project as it ensures its scalability and transferability potential on the one hand, but also reveals interesting insights about the process itself.

BRIDGE Blog: Bridging Capital: Findings from our a Rotterdam – Madrid Dialogue on Innovation

Project : BRIDGE - Building the Right Investments for Delivering a Growing Economy
City : Rotterdam
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Within UIA we have also been examining how we better understand the process of urban transformation. In these cases, cities work alone, rather than in networks. But we can see different UIA cities addressing the same key questions. One of these is: How do we grow local talent to transform disadvantaged neighbourhoods?

Curing the Limbo Expert Journal: Get an update on what has been happening in the last 6 months

Project : Curing the Limbo - From apathy to active citizenship: Empowering refugees and migrants in limbo state to ignite housing affordability
City : Athens
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This Journal accompanies Curing the Limbo in its past half year of progress. By giving an account of the main activities and achievements of each project component, the second issue explores the challenges of building a coherent project consortium by developing a common working routine, as well as the dynamics of launching activities and engaging with shifting circumstances in the constantly changing environment of Athens.

AVEIRO Steam City at the Portugal Smart Cities Summit

Project : AVEIRO STEAM CITY - Urban Network for Upgrading STEAM Skills and Increasing Jobs Added-Value through Digital Transformation in a new economic context
City : Aveiro
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Aveiro STEAM City project attended the Portugal Smart Cities Summit, between 21st and 23rd of May in Lisbon. The event is the biggest conference and exhibition dedicated to Smart Cities in Portugal.This year´s edition had more than 100 speakers, 21 municipalities, 40 startups, 60 companies from different countries and the exhibition area welcomed 7000 visitors and guests. The topics under discussion cover a wide catalogue of areas, from smart mobility to digital transformation, water sustainability and happy cities.