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The Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC) is a European Commission initiative that supports 136 cities in using cutting-edge technologies to lead the intelligent, green and socially responsible recovery. The ICC cities and their local ecosystems will be engines for the recovery of their local economy, create new jobs, and strengthen citizen participation and wellbeing.

The ICC is part of a wider EU support system that recognises the importance of delivering on the promises made by the European Green Deal, the digital strategy, and other EU policies. It looks to move towards a more digital, service-oriented and low-carbon economy, supported by a knowledge-based society, that enables circular economy systems through ‘local value loops’, evidence-based reskilling, and sustainable investments.

Participating cities

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  • Core
Las Rozas
Las Rozas
Spain
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Métropole Européenne de Lille
Métropole Européenne de Lille
France
  • Core
Paris-Saclay Agglomeration Community
Paris-Saclay Agglomeration Community
France
  • Core
L'Aquila
L’Aquila
Italy
  • Core
Sweden Emilia Romagna Network
Sweden Emilia Romagna Network
Sweden/Italy
  • Core
Kisumu
Kisumu
Kenya
  • Core
Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni
Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni
Greece
  • Core
Cork
Cork
Ireland
  • Core
Skellefteå
Skellefteå
Sweden
  • Core
Szombathely
Szombathely
Hungary
  • Core
Tripoli
Tripoli
Greece
  • Core
Corfu
Corfu
Greece

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