Local governments across Europe are invited to apply for the European Commission’s European Green Capital Award 2020 and the European Green Leaf Awards 2019. The closing date for applications is 18 October 2017.
Could your city be the next European Capital of Innovation?
Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research Science and Innovation, has launched the competition for the iCapital first prize of €1 000 000, which will go to the city that has most successfully experimented with new and innovative citizen-driven initiatives proving itself as a 'test-bed' for potential solutions to relevant societal challenges.
Is your city eligible to apply?
The contest is open to cities:
The rapidly spreading smart city paradigm and its potential towards managing many of the above aspects in the Mediterranean region lies at the core of the 2nd Euro-Mediterranean Conference on:
'Smart, Inclusive and Resilient Small and Medium-sized Cities and Island Communities in the Mediterranean: Exploring Current Research Paths and Experience-based Evidence', to be held in a Greek smart city, Heraklion-Crete, in September 28-29, 2017.
You still have a chance until 10 March to propose a session for the policy conference or nominate a project for an EU Sustainable Energy Award.
The deadline is being extended until 10 March, giving you a few extra days to tell us about your brightest ideas in energy efficiency or renewables.
Urban Planning is a large-scale concept concerned with planning and development at all levels ( architectural, infrastructural, ecological, economical, and even political ).
During this process many problems come up but luckily the same as any other kind of problems, there are solutions.
We will discuss the critical problems that facing urban planning & city planner and also we also expose the most innovative solutions discovered by professional and researchers in this field.
The call has been launched for sessions for the 12th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week Policy Conference (EUSEW 2017), to be held in Brussels from 20 to 22 June.
Organisers are looking for outstanding proposals for dynamic sessions that inspire new ways to promote energy efficiency and renewables.
The town of Essen has officially become the European Green Capital 2017, taking over from Ljubljana (Slovenia).
The European Green Capital Award rewards efforts and commitment to improving the urban environment, boosting awareness of the need for environmental change at the city level.
Essen will act as role model for sustainable urban development, sharing and promoting best practices that have been tried and tested in the German city.
REGATEC 2017 has a technical and industrial focus and is directed towards microbial and thermochemical conversion of biomass and waste to biomethane, Power-to-gas, biomass gasification for CHP production, and cryogenic upgrading/liquefaction.
REGATEC includes plenary and parallel sessions, a poster session, an exhibition and excellent opportunities to network and find new collaboration and business partners. The latest advances will be presented by leading experts and experiences of unique industrial scale plants will be presented by prominent industrial representatives.
On behalf of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE), the CIVITAS Initiative for cleaner and sustainable urban transport would like to invite cities to apply for the 14th annual CIVITAS Awards competition.
The Awards recognise outstanding efforts in CIVITAS’s mission of achieving a decisive modal shift toward sustainable urban mobility. This year the Award ceremony will take place in Gdynia, Poland, on 29 September 2016.
The European Commission has announced the three cities shortlisted for the European Green Capital 2018 award.
's-Hertogenbosch and Nijmegen from the Netherlands, and Umeå in Sweden will advance to the final stage of the competition.
The European Green Capital Award is given each year to a European city with an established record of high environmental standards, which is committed to future sustainable development.