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Urban-Innovation-ActionsThe UIA call is aimed at providing urban authorities throughout the European Union with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. It will focus on four urban topics:

  • adaptation to climate change
  • air quality
  • housing, jobs and skills in the local economy
Deadline for application: 30 March 2018 at 2pm CET

A detailed description of the topics are available in the Terms of Reference for Call 3. For this call, an indicative budget of between EUR 80-100 million is allocated.

 

Next steps:

  1. Read the UIA Guidance (click here for the online pdf in English), the main reference document exeplaining all the rules and requirements of an UIA project. It should be read together with the Terms of Reference of the Call
  2. Download the Application Pack on the UIA website (we kindly  advise you to download and careful read all documents provided) > http://www.uia-initiative.eu/en/call-proposals
  3. Apply on the Electronic Exchange Platform (EEP) [read the technical guidance]

 

Four applicants seminars will be organised in different parts of the EU to better support applicants in fully understanding the requirements and expectations of the UIA initiative.

  • Bucharest on 11 January 2018
  • Zagreb on 23 January 2018
  • Malmö on 7 February 2018
  • Brussels on 22 February 2018

A new self-assessment tool  has been developped for interested applicants to ask themselves the right questions around the main criteria used during the Strategic assessment.

More information at http://www.uia-initiative.eu/en/uia-support-applicants-3rd-call-proposals

The City of Bologna, signatory of the Green Digital Charter since February 2010, will host the first Green Digital Charter Roadshow next 31st October:

Green Digital Charter for smart cities

Enabling technologies for energy efficiency

 

Roadshows are visibility and networking events organised under the NiCE project with the purpose of increasing the visibility of the Green Digital Charter and enabling the fostering of partnerships between signatory cities, European Institutions and other relevant stakeholders. (More information)

The first of a series of three events, this roadshow is organised by the City of Bologna in cooperation with ForumPA and with the support of the NiCE project consortium. It set in context of the Smart Cities Exhibition taking place in Bologna on 29-31 October and it will focus on the role of ICT to trigger and support cities in tackling climate change.

More information and detailed programme coming soon.

 

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