URBACT II is a European exchange and learning programme promoting sustainable urban development
Archive for Innovation
On 27 November 2013, the Committee of the Regions organises a conference on the Innovation Union Flagship Initiative
Wide range of participants attended the Light in the City seminar in Belgium
Last 16th October city of Hasselt hosted the 2° meeting of the Innovation Task Team (with representatives of the cities: Hasselt, Reggio Emilia, Sabadell, Gavle, Schiedam, Manresa, Sindelfingen and Jyvaskyla).
Munich is looking forward to hosting the “XIV International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities”, short “Walk21”, from 11 – 13 September 2013 for the first time in Germany.
Based on the feedback and outcome of the Eurotowns General Assembly on October 24th in Schiedam, the City of Jyväskylä relaunched the Innovation Task Team
Shaping your solar city – Practical solutions from planning to implementation. 24-25 October 2013, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Innovation Task Team meeting – Jyväskylä 16-18 April, 2013
A green and socially responsible economy: a solution in times of crisis? 17-19 April 2013, Geneva, Switzerland
Eurotowns is in line with Horizon 2020, the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, which represented a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe’s global competitiveness.
Annex to the General Assembly of Eurotowns, Schiedam organized a side-event connected to the EU2020 strategy. The symposium was called “The return of the maritime industry – Schiedam model to attract top industries”.