Save the Date: EU Research and Innovation for Cities of the Future

Location: European Parliament- Room ASP 3E2
Event Date: 2019-03-21
Time: 14:30:00

Event Type:

External Event

Working Group:

Smart Cities

Audience:

public

External Website:

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This event is jointly organized by the URBAN Intergroup of the European Parliament with the European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, on cities. Cities have moved to the centre of the European and Global Sustainability and Climate Agenda. This joint event will show how EU-funded Research and Innovation actions are driving Sustainable Urban Development to address major urban challenges. 

Secure your spot at the event that brings together European Parliament (MEPs), city leaders and policy-makers, innovation providers, representatives of cities networks, pioneers from technology and economics, European Institutions senior representatives and UN agencies. The event is structured around 3 sessions, including inspirational talks, panel discussions and representative case studies from Horizon 2020 ongoing demonstration projects.

The event aims to:

  • Inform Members of the European Parliament, City Leaders, policy makers, academia, private sector, industry and innovation firms on the substantial evidence knowledge base from EU funded  Research and Innovation projects/initiatives/actions;
  • Discuss EU R&I emerging findings, challenges and opportunities building on the main highlights of the draft High-Level Expert Group report on “Innovating Cities;
  • Support knowledge transfer towards sustainable urban transition, tapping on the existing EU funding instruments.

Registrations are open until the 14 of March. Participation will be confirmed after registration, within the limitations of available seats.

Programme and speakers is available here

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