European Chamber’s National Chair of Construction Working Group Addresses at the 2017 China (Langfang) International Industrial Park Innovation Development Conference (11 June 2017)

The European Chamber was invited to the 2017 China (Langfang) Industrial Park Innovative Development Conference by the China Centre for Urban Development (CCUD), Smart City Development Alliance and Langfang Municipal People’s Government (Langfang Government). Mr. Javier Lopez, the National Chair of EUCCC’s Construction Working Group addressed as keynote speaker at the conference and led a … Continue reading “European Chamber’s National Chair of Construction Working Group Addresses at the 2017 China (Langfang) International Industrial Park Innovation Development Conference (11 June 2017)”

Meeting with Deputy Director General Zhou of NDRC on Urban Planning (11 June 2017)

Ms. Zhou Nan, Deputy Director General of the Department of Planning of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), met with Mr. Javier Lopez, National Chair of the European Chamber’s Construction Working Group on urban planning and the development of construction industry. Mr. Lopez expressed the idea of intensifying the cooperation between the Chamber and … Continue reading “Meeting with Deputy Director General Zhou of NDRC on Urban Planning (11 June 2017)”

Meeting with Vice Chairman of NDRC on China’s Further Opening up and Foreign Investment Utilization (6 May 2017)

Thirty member companies of the European Chamber attended the meeting with Mr. Ning Jizhe, Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), on the State Council’s Notice on Several Measures on Promoting Further Openness and Active Utilization of Foreign Investment (Guofa No.5), organised by the Investment Association of China (IAC). Mr. Liu Ren, … Continue reading “Meeting with Vice Chairman of NDRC on China’s Further Opening up and Foreign Investment Utilization (6 May 2017)”

Meeting with CCUD on New Type of Smart City and Prospects of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Integration (25 April 2017)

Ms. Zheng Mingmei, Director of Division of Smart and Low-carbon City Affairs of China Centre for Urban Development, and Secretary General of Smart City Development Alliance of the National Development and Reform Commission, addressed the development of new types of smart cities and the collaborative development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province as well as … Continue reading “Meeting with CCUD on New Type of Smart City and Prospects of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Integration (25 April 2017)”

Launching Event and Industry-City-Science Partnerships in Brussels

On 28 and 29 of March, URBAN-EU-CHINA organised the platform’s Launch Event in Brussels, as well as a dialogue meeting on Industry-City-Science Partnerships for Sustainable Urbanisation, together with DG Research and Innovation. The events brought together consortium partners, representatives from selected Chinese and European companies and cities, EC DG Research and Innovation and the EU … Continue reading “Launching Event and Industry-City-Science Partnerships in Brussels”

Urban-EU-China successfully kicked off!

The H2020 project Prof. Annemie Wyckmans (NTNU), the coordinator of the project underlined the tremendous team effort which had led to a successful application and to this kick-off meeting. The broad knowledge and experience from the consortium partners operating in different sectors and the balance between Chinese and European partners made it possible to develop … Continue reading “Urban-EU-China successfully kicked off!”

URBAN-EU-CHINA at a glance

The URBAN-EU-CHINA Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation is a Coordination and Support Action funded by the European Commission’s H2020 framework programme. NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology is leading the project. URBAN-EU-CHINA will create a digital and face-to-face platform for European and Chinese stakeholders active and interested in sustainable urbanisation. The platform will include … Continue reading “URBAN-EU-CHINA at a glance”

Editorial

How do you develop a smart sustainable city in a continent with thousands of years of history? Are you looking for the right mix of technologies, design and human engagement to create an urban environment in which it is easy to live a sustainable life? Would you like to be engaged in the latest developments … Continue reading “Editorial”