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Grenoble crowned green capital of Europe

Grenoble crowned green capital of Europe

The French city was praised for its pioneering approach to climate management that includes a strong commitment to systemic change and an innovative participative approach to city governance.

European Commission launches Smart Cities Marketplace

European Commission launches Smart Cities Marketplace

The renaming of the Marketplace of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities symbolises the anticipated merger with the Smart Cities Information System.

European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation

European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation

The Belgian city actively involves its citizens in the creation and testing of new ideas and was praised for its ground-breaking collaboration model.

EU issues urgent call for innovators to combat coronavirus

EU issues urgent call for innovators to combat coronavirus

The EIC Accelerator is seeking technologies and innovations that could help in the treatment, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Gothenburg and Málaga win smart tourism award

Gothenburg and Málaga win smart tourism award

As well as applauding their achievements in areas such as accessibility, sustainability and digitalisation, the jury was impressed with the cities’ capacity to act as role models for others.

EU publishes ethical AI guidelines

EU publishes ethical AI guidelines

The European Commission is launching a pilot phase to ensure its guidelines can be implemented and aims to build an international consensus for human-centric AI.