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Lisbon to roll out fleet of electric ferries
14 Apr 2021
The ferries, which will enter service between 2022 and 2024, will transport up to 540 passengers across the Tagus river and will be pivotal to Lisbon’s public transport system.
European cities reach €250m investment milestone in smart tech programme
10 Feb 2021
London, Lisbon, Milan, Bordeaux, Burgas and Warsaw have triggered the investment as part of the major international smart cities programme, Sharing Cities.
EIT InnoEnergy chooses Boston as its US launchpad
10 Sep 2020
The new office will help entrepreneurs develop their innovations and reduce time to market by providing direct access to more than 500 industrial partners in its ecosystem.
Lisbon's City Hall completes energy-saving retrofit
26 Jun 2020
The Sharing Cities project provides a living example of how working public service buildings can improve energy performance while still preserving their architectural character.
Global mayors come together to lead Covid-19 recovery task force
29 Apr 2020
Chaired by the mayor of Milan, the task force has been established to drive forward an economic recovery that improves public health, reduces inequality and addresses the climate crisis.
30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked
08 Oct 2019
Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.
Joint venture launches second call for climate-finance ideas
29 Aug 2019
With hundreds of cities and local governments declaring climate emergencies, City Finance Lab wants to find the most innovative financing solutions for climate action in cities.
€82 million in ERDF funding for 20 city projects
08 Aug 2019
They were put forward by cities under the Urban Innovative Actions project and focus on digital transition, sustainable use of land, urban poverty and urban security.
Lisbon develops mobility catalogue to make third-party apps more accurate
07 Aug 2019
The City of Lisbon is developing a new architecture and the first tools to improve the accuracy of journey-planning apps.
Future energy systems: Decentralisation and virtual power plants
26 Jul 2019
Technological innovation and new trends could produce a much more flexible, resilient and efficient energy grid. Will regulators be bold enough to unleash the true power of these new systems?
Milan crowned top city for wellbeing
24 May 2019
The Italian city has been recognised for placing wellbeing at the centre of urban planning and policy, while four others are being honoured as Wellbeing Laureate Cities.
Which cities are top for wellbeing?
05 Feb 2019
Sixteen cities from six continents have been announced as finalists for the 2019 Wellbeing City Award, which recognises city-led action on urban dwelling
22 Jun 2021
smartmicro: seamless object tracking at the intersection
smartmicro is bringing a new approach to traffic detection through radar synchronisation for seamless object tracking.
Connecting the silos to open up the smart city
Smart lighting: why we are discussing it again
A hydrogen-fuelled city – a practical reality for the UK or a pipe dream?
OnDemand Webinar: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
WEBINAR: Smart City: what’s behind the success of Smart Lighting?
WEBINAR: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
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