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Are you involved in a great Europe-China city-city partnership? Would you like to be recognised for your efforts? The URBAN-EU-CHINA project is running a Powerhouse Competition to identify and promote the best examples of Europe-China city-city partnerships which focus on sustainable urbanisation, read more and apply here! The deadline for applications is Friday 20th September 2019, … Continue reading “The URBAN-EU-CHINA Powerhouse Competition 2019 is now open for applications!”
EU-CHINA SMART CITY SUMMIT, AWARD CEREMONY & SMART CITY STUDY TRIP – 3 – 5 DECEMBER 2019, BEIJING
Overall programme will be as follows:
03 December: EU-CHINA Smart City Summit & UEC Powerhouse Competition Award Ceremony, Beijing
04 – 05 December: Smart City study trip 2019, Wuhan
The summit and the guided city tour will provide the European Smart City Lighthouse cities and industry partners with the unique opportunities!
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On May 17th, the 2019 EU-China Forum on Urban Scientific Research and Innovation Industry Development(hereinafter referred to as the “EU-China Forum”) was successfully held in Tianjin Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Center. In cooperation with the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission, the forum was organised by China Center for Urban Development(CCUD),Tianjin Binhai New Area People’s Government, Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe and EUROCITIES, and was co-organized by Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone Administrative Committee.
On the morning of May 18th, the project team of “Horizon 2020” Trans-Urban-EU-China held a seminar on the Construction of EU-China Urban Research and Innovation Lab in Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone. The event was organised by members of the platform, including the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, the European Cities Alliance, the Israel … Continue reading “The Construction of EU-China Urban Research and Innovation Lab Seminar in Tianjin, May 18”
The Third International High-Level Forum on Sustainable Urban Development Since reform and opening up, China has witnessed the world’s largest and fastest urbanization process in history, which not only propelled extraordinary national economic growth and prosperity, but also contributed to the development of world economy. It’s a common desire for cities and countries to promote … Continue reading “3rd International High-Level Forum on Sustainable Urban Development, July 2019, Chengdu”
In a recent article by Mark Wessel published on Impakter.com, the collaboration between the 11 cities that form the pilot group Urban Transitions Alliance is presented and discussed. The four U.S. cities Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, three German cities Dortmund, Essen and Gelsenkirchen, the Polish city Katowice and the three Chinese urban districts of … Continue reading “How to transition cities built on heavy industry to a more sustainable model”
Trends and Perspectives Between Cooperation and Competition Together with the European Commission and with the support of ZEW, the City of Mannheim will organise the “European-Chinese Business and Innovation Forum – Trends and Perspectives Between Cooperation and Competition”. High-ranking representatives from the realms of politics, science and business will come together to give an exclusive … Continue reading “European-Chinese Business and Innovation Forum in Mannheim 3rd June”
The Joint Declaration on the EU-China Partnership on Urbanisation signed by the EU and Chinese leaders in 2012 opened a new chapter for the EU-China urbanisation cooperation. Since then the two sides have witnessed wider, deeper and more practical cooperation. To expand and deepen such urbanisation cooperation, under the guidance of the National Development and … Continue reading “2019 EU-China Forum on Urban Scientific Research and Innovative Industry Development in Tianjin”
The R&I Agenda was developed with input from Chinese and European urban stakeholders from public and private sector, academia and civil society. Here is a sneak peek, in which we recommend that Europe and China cooperate towards: Cities of People & Culture: Joint measures for people-centred cities and communities, with cooperation mechanisms to support mutual … Continue reading “First version of UEC Research & Innovation Agenda for EU-China Cooperation on Sustainable Urbanisation expected to be released in May”