Enter Hub – Newsletter n. 4

URBACT II is a European exchange and learning programme promoting sustainable urban development

Committee of the Regions’ conference on Innovation Union

On 27 November 2013, the Committee of the Regions organises a conference on the Innovation Union Flagship Initiative

Light in the City (Europe for Citizens Programme)

Wide range of participants attended the Light in the City seminar in Belgium

Report of the General Assembly 2013

On 17th October, the city of Hasselt hosted the General Assembly of Eurotowns, during  an international lighting branch conference organized in the framework of the EU programme “Europe for Citizens” from 17th to 19th October.“Light in the City”

Innovation Task Team on work: how to be an attractive city!

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).

Walk 21

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.

Innovation Task Team

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

Local Renewables Freiburg 2013 Conference

Shaping your solar city – Practical solutions from planning to implementation. 24-25 October 2013, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Eurotowns – Innovation task team

Innovation Task Team meeting – Jyväskylä 16-18 April, 2013

7th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns

A green and socially responsible economy: a solution in times of crisis? 17-19 April 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Horizon 2020: Eurotowns innovation task team

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.

Europe 2020: attracting top industries

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”.