URBAN PLATFORMS – Innovation for the city transformation

Nowadays, in the European Countries about three-quarters of the population live in urban areas and the urban growth has led to increased risks of overpopulation, traffic congestion, pollution and the consequent spread of diseases.


  • showcases of the tomorrow’s smart cities;
  • Horizon2020 call and project funding;
  • structural funds to transform European cities into “innovation hubs”;
  • European Commission Plans: EIP & Smart Cities Stakeholder Platform
  • Integration and interoperability between energy technology, mobile communications and sustainable infrastructure for the improvement of services to citizens and companies;
  • Smart support solutions for electricity grids, the district heating and cooling grids, the new models of services and data security and privacy applications, the optimal management of Data Centres, the energy monitoring services and automatic optimisation with data transmission protocols in the energy sector, environmental impact and related costs;
  • innovative solutions for the management of mobility services and for the management of information for cultural and touristic services