23 June – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – After Event

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The EU Tech Chamber (EUTECH) Smart Cities Council Webinar on the topic of “The Future of Cities – The transition to Smart Cities” was held successfully yesterday on June 23rd! We discussed visions of tomorrow, expectations, solutions and the challenges we are facing in the smart cities. Sincere thanks to our keynote speaker Vitor Pereira and our Panelists Agata Materna, Dr. […]

23 June – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: The Future of Cities – The transition to Smart Cities

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The current urbanization requires strong strategies and innovative planning to modernize the urban life. Projections indicate that urbanisation combined with the overall growth of the world’s population could add around 2.5 billion people to urban areas by 2050. Cities need more innovative solutions to deal with massive population growth, rural to urban migration, and resource […]

23 June – EU Tech Chamber Latin America Chapter – Topic: Opportunities in LatAm’s Smart City Projects

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Latin America is the developing region with the highest urbanization rate on the planet and the tendency indicated by the United Nations shows that in 2050, 90 % of its population will live in megacities. This represents a challenge for the States that have not managed to resolve the big problems of these huge urban […]

27 May – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – After Event

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The Digital Event of the EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council on the topic of “Data governance in smart cities” was held successfully yesterday! We discussed the importance of data governance and the challenges we are facing in the smart cities. Sincere thanks to our keynote speaker Johan L. Brattås and our Panelists Peter-Alberto Behrens and Dionizy Smoleń for contributing such […]

26 May – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: Data Governance in Smart Cities

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Smart cities play a crucial role in shaping sustainable urban development. A concept of ‘smart city’, however, cannot only provide innovative solutions for urban infrastructure, better public services, better use of urban resources but must also guide how people govern and make decisions so sustainable city development can be ensured. Open data access, usage of […]

UNSDG Goal 11

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Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities Cities and metropolitan areas are powerhouses of economic growth — contributing about 60 percent of global GDP. However, they also account for about 70 percent of global carbon emissions and over 60 percent of resource use. Rapid urbanization is resulting in a growing number of slum dwellers, inadequate and […]

28 April – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – After Event

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With over 90 registered attendees the EU Tech Chamber‘s Smart City Council Digital Panel on the topic “Digital Transformation of Smart Cities” successfully kicked-off on the 28th of April! Sincere thanks for such a great webinar to our panelists Ms. Anca D. Goron PhD of CityHealth and CityParking, Mr. Jose Antonio Ondiviela Ph.D. of Microsoft and Mr. Allan Mayo, freelance smart city strategist, […]

28 April – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: Digital Transformation of Cities – Smart Cities

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The recent boom in Digital Technologies has enabled cities to undergo phenomenal transformations towards Smart Cities. Which has only been enhanced with rapid urbanisation, with nearly four billion people currently residing within cities. However, what is the tangible Benefits and Challenges facing the continuation of digitalisation with cities? Here, EU Tech Chamber’s Smart Cities Council […]

24 March – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – After Event

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The EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council is grateful to have had the opportunity to discuss Zero Waste’s importance within the built environment in today’s Digital Panel. Our todays Key takeaways are: Re-thinking how the built environment operates Is critical in achieving zero waste and becoming carbon neutral by 2050. – Garnering more trust through […]

24 March – EU Tech Chamber Smart Cities Council – Topic: Effective Waste Management in Smart Cities

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The way in which cities tackle waste management requires drastic improvements if we are to transition to a circular economic model. However, although technology plays an integral part in expediting the transition to a zero-waste economy, changing consumer habits remains a complex challenge that requires a bottom-up and multisectoral approach. Smart Technologies can aid in […]