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12 February 2015

Information Day & Brokerage event on Horizon 2020

Smart Cities and Communities 2015 Work Programme

Brussels, Belgium
Building Charlemagne, Rue De La Loi 170

A new call for proposals for Smart Cities and Communities under Horizon 2020 opened on 10 December 2014 (deadline for submitting proposals is 5 May 2015). It calls for proposals in two topics: SCC-01-2015: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport and ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration – first of the kind) projects and SCC-03-2015: Development of system standards for smart cities and communities solutions.

The information day will take place in the morning and will inform participants about the call objectives, requirements and specificities, and provide relevant insights and lessons learnt from the 2014 SCC call.

In the afternoon, a brokerage event will provide a chance for people to discuss, exchange ideas, network and meet potential partners to create new or strengthen existing consortia. Participation in the event is free of charge but registration is compulsory and applications will be dealt with on a “first come, first served” basis.

Registration will close on 10 January 2015.

For those not able to attend in person web-streaming will be provided.

For more information, visit the European Commission website via the link below.

26 February 2015

The Day of Contracting Authorities

The Day of Contracting Authorities will be held on 26 February 2015. Hosted by the Federal Association of Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME), the day will provide participants an exceptional opportunity for dialogue with decision makers from the field of procurement across public administration.

The issue of strategic sourcing and the interaction of public procurement, innovation and sustainability are the focus of this year's event.

Showcased will be the prize “Innovation Creates Advantages” led by the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy and BME, while several successfully implemented projects of past award winners will be demonstrated.

For more information, visit the BME website via the link below [in German].