FP7 CITyFiED

From North to South, different cities of the same country look for a sustainable and replicable model for energy efficiency. Udine and Salerno are among the forerunners of Italy’s smart revolution.   Italy is famous all over the world for its historical cities, but their beauty is not enough anymore. They want to be smart. Two of the experimental forerunners developing energy efficiency measures are Udine and Salerno.  
Post date: 22 Sep 2016
Type: News

It is one of the oldest port cities in history. Located on a large bay along the Aegean Sea, Izmir has enjoyed being a gateway to the world, thanks to its favourable position, at the crossroads of western and eastern civilizations. Today it is driving smart city development in Turkey.   With centralised municipal management of utilities such as transport, water or waste services, Izmir is a pioneer of urban development in Turkey. The country’s third biggest city is developing fast and is fully leveraging IT to improve citizens’ lives
Post date: 6 Sep 2016
Type: News

CITyFiED actively contributing to new advances and trends in Sustainable Buildings     The CESB16 Conference took place 22– 24 June in Prague, Czech Republic, organized under auspices of several prestigious international conveners including CIB, iiSBE, UNEP-SBCI and FIDIC.      
Post date: 20 Jul 2016
Type: News

Lively collaboration and sound technical delivery hallmarks of latest CITyFiED project meeting   The consortium came together in Istanbul, Turkey late June 2016 to catch up on the latest developments, identify collective challenges and pinpoint future actions.   
Post date: 20 Jul 2016
Type: News

In Laguna de Duero, Valladolid, Europe’s largest retrofit site is a massive undertaking designed to deliver significant energy savings and substantial reductions in CO2 emissions and improve comfort.   
Post date: 12 Jul 2016
Type: News

During EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 the My Smart City District (MSCD) cluster of 8 projects representing 25 cities across 13 countries came together to deliver five different online seminars in five days on key issues and challenges for smarter, greener towns, cities and districts.  
Post date: 12 Jul 2016
Type: News

From factors to actors, citizens increasingly in focus at Smart Cities and Communities meeting   One of the key working groups of the European Innovation Partnership is entitled ‘Citizen Focus’. CITyFiED was one site to testify, share and be inspired.    
Post date: 12 Jul 2016
Type: News

The European Innovation Platform on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) held theirgeneral assembly in Eindhoven, The Netherlands late this May. The event was a melting pot of ideas, people and policy trying to make sense of and give direction to the smart city movement.    For commissioner Violeta Bulc, the purpose and benefits of smarter cities is clear “Cleaner air, safer transport networks, reducing congestion, optimising use of existing infrastructure – these are just some of the reasons why smart city development is so important.” she said.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2016
Type: News

Mayors of cities in Europe and its Mediterranean neighbourhood have committed to acting together to ensure the transition to a more energy-efficient model based on the use of renewables and the reduction of CO2 emissions   Representatives of more than sixty cities from Europe and around the Mediterranean coast gathered in Bornova, a Turkish district of Izmir, one of the cities of the CITyFiED cluster. They took part in the annual conference of Energy Cities, the European association of local authorities in energy transition.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: News

The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 (EUSEW 2016), Europe’s largest event on sustainable energy policy, is around the corner. Part of EUSEW’s activities is its conference on policy, which takes place from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 June.   As usual, BUILD UP gives you an overview of the activities that you do not want to miss, including those of its partners.  
Post date: 8 Jun 2016
Type: News