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The Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC) is a European Commission initiative that supports 136 cities in using cutting-edge technologies to lead the intelligent, green and socially responsible recovery. The ICC cities and their local ecosystems will be engines for the recovery of their local economy, create new jobs, and strengthen citizen participation and wellbeing.

The ICC is part of a wider EU support system that recognises the importance of delivering on the promises made by the European Green Deal, the digital strategy, and other EU policies. It looks to move towards a more digital, service-oriented and low-carbon economy, supported by a knowledge-based society, that enables circular economy systems through ‘local value loops’, evidence-based reskilling, and sustainable investments.

Participating cities

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  • Core
Trikala
Trikala
Greece
  • Core
Lagos
Lagos
Nigeria
  • Mentor
Busan
Busan
Korea
  • Mentor
Hamburg
Hamburg
Germany
  • Core
Split
Split
Croatia
  • Mentor
Barcelona
Barcelona
Spain
  • Core
Szombathely
Szombathely
Hungary
  • Core
Sweden Emilia Romagna Network
Sweden Emilia Romagna Network
Sweden/Italy
  • Core
Cork
Cork
Ireland
  • Core
Valongo
Valongo
Portugal
  • Mentor
Amsterdam
Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
Netherlands
  • Core
Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia
Italy

A virtual recreation of the Roman Domus of Palazzo Valentini where rooms and furnishings come back to life...

Reempresa is the business transfer Marketplace for SMEs in Catalonia to prevent business closures...

Geographic Information System (GIS) allows free access to cartographic heritage of the Metropolitan City of Rome...

Its objective is to promote the energy transition among the companies in our environment, encouraging cost savings...

The Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC) organised its third Geographical Chapter Meeting (GCM) online on 28 April 2022 for participating Nordic ICC cities. This meeting brought together 8 Nordic cities and showcases great examples of how collaboration is key for innovation. Cities attending…

5th ICC City Lab
5th ICC City Lab
Conference hall
ICC Closing events and Mayors Summit
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