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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  • Core
Cork
Cork
Ireland
  • Core
Castellón de la Plana
Castellón de la Plana
Spain
  • Core
Le Havre Seine Métropole
Le Havre Seine Métropole
France
  • Mentor
Singapore
Singapore
Singapore
  • Core
Kisumu
Kisumu
Kenya
  • Core
Bytom
Bytom
Poland
  • Mentor
Rijeka
Rijeka
Croatia
  • Core
Terrassa
Terrassa
Spain
  • Core
Torrent
Torrent
Spain
  • Core
Métropole Rouen Normandie
Métropole Rouen Normandie
France
  • Core
Gliwice
Gliwice
Poland
  • Mentor
Busan
Busan
Korea

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Private telecommunications network for IoT, covering the city, industrial areas and natural parks of Alcoy...

A predictive control algorithm applied on a Building Management System to optimize heating and cooling systems...

AccaDe Scuola is a hybrid e-learning platform intended for secondary vocational schools...

The completion of the first phase of the Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC), provides the perfect opportunity to look back at the achievements that were made. Through the Intelligent Cities Challenge, a wide network of 136 cities was established. Additionally, ICC allowed 80 core cities across…

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