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Novel-T accelerator

With 50-75 new high tech start-ups emerging every year, Twente represents a regional hub of innovation and entrepreneurship in the high-tech industry. The organisation Novel-T plays an important role by offering start-ups and entrepreneurs access to a dynamic and innovation ecosystem. By connecting entrepreneurship to high-tech innovation and employing talent, knowledge, capital, network and infrastructure, they help them to become game changers.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

The Entrepreneurs Hub in Nacka

In May 2016, Nacka launched the Entrepreneurs Hub, a pilot project that merges entrepreneurship with local immigration and labour market strategies.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

GDC technical training for cities (Brussels, 22 Jan 2018) : all material available

GDC technical training for cities on "Privacy Challenges & how to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) : all material available

publication

publication date: 06-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

Totem buildings of Métropole Européenne de Lille

In recent decades, Lille métropole has undergone a full reconversion of its economy and urban environment. As a former and important industrial area in Northern France, Lille métropole had to develop new strategies to reorient its development and foster new job creation and innovation.

case study

publication date: 05-12-2017

  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES standards & interoperability management guide

Smart cities are based on a holistic approach to urban planning. Yet, the main standardisation bodies at national, European and international level have been created and controlled by industrialists and governments working in a more siloed way. By being involved from the beginning of the standardisation process, city authorities will be able to push for the creation of open standards, without hindering innovation, for a more fair and multi-vendor market which will drastically reduce both...

publication

publication date: 10-10-2017

  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES statement on Building a European data economy

In our ‘building a data economy’ statement we support the free movement of data and stand for common and stronger EU regulations and frameworks on security and protection of non-personal data as well as access to and re-use of data from public spaces. We also called for the development and implementation of common EU standards and the interoperability of systems which are at the basis of a secure and efficient smart city market.

publication

publication date: 10-05-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

publication

publication date: 05-04-2017

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: OPEN Glasgow - City Data Hub

Enabling easier and wider access to data is giving Glasgow new insights into its value in stimulating civic innovation. Service providers, start-ups and citizens are using the data to take a fresh look at the city and come up with new, practical solutions to its challenges.

case study

publication date: 29-04-2016