About Intelligent Cities Challenge

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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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  • Mentor
Phoenix
Greater Phoenix Connective
USA
  • Core
Mantova
Mantua
Italy
  • Core
Leuven
Leuven
Belgium
  • Mentor
Amsterdam
Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Netherlands
  • Core
Szombathely
Szombathely
Hungary
  • Core
Pamplona
Pamplona
Spain
  • Mentor
Aarhus
Aarhus
Denmark
  • Core
Arad
Arad
Romania
  • Core
Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence
France
  • Core
Tripoli
Tripoli
Greece
  • Core
Skellefteå
Skellefteå
Sweden
  • Core
Ulm
Ulm
Germany

A digital engagement platform that helps local governments connect with community members...

The Cork Air Quality Dashboard has been created to display real-time air quality information for Cork City...

In order to become a sustainable city it is important to know how much energy is consumed...

Cork City Council has developed an Open Data Portal to share open data sets that relate to Cork City...

The European Commission will host a virtual Tech4Good Marketplace workshop via Zoom from 11.30 - 13.00 on 12 October 2021 as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC).    EWRC is an annual event in its 19th year that encourages regions and cities to showcase their ability to create…

industry 4.0
Commissioner Breton meets EU Mayors
brainstorm
4th ICC City Lab
discussion
5th ICC City Lab
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