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Innsbruck innovates for smart energy management
On 4 December 2018, partners from the Innsbrucker Kommunal Betriebe (IKB), members of the Sinfonia Smart City initiative, inaugurated the Innsbruck Smart City Lab.
Sinfonia model showcased at Cities for Excellence conference
The example of the Sinfonia Smart City Initiative was presented by EURAC at the Cities for Excellence conference on 11 October in Brussels.
Planning Europe’s transition towards sustainable urban areas
Following the second edition of the “Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions” international conference held between 22 and 24 March 2017 in Bolzano (Italy), a book comprising a selection of the top contributions presented during the event has been released by EURAC experts, Sinfonia project partners and organisers of the conference.
Bolzano: an apartment on display to show the benefits of energy recovery
At the IPES construction site in Via Cagliari, in one of the buildings being refurbished in the framework of the SINFONIA project, Eurac researchers have set up the temporary exhibition in a renovated apartment.
Rosenheim erneuert das Bahnhofsareal- auf smarte Art und Weise
Rosenheim erneuert und renoviert das Gelände rund um den Bahnhof. Dafür wurde ein Förderantrag eingereicht um die Überdachung des Wartebereichs mit transluzenten PV-Panelen auszustatten
Innsbruck witnesses to its experience in the SINFONIA project
Partners from the pilot city Innsbruck have published an article in a local newspaper on 1 May 2017 to witness to their participation in the SINFONIA project and encourage other cities in Austria and abroad to engage in sustainable and smart urban development.
How has the IoT changed our cities?
Read our blogpost for the Smart Cities Information System website!   In the past few years, hundreds of cities around the world have become “smart”: or so they tell us. But what does it really mean?  
The keys of success for Smart City projects
Smart city projects are crucial to the transition towards a low carbon economy in Europe. In that sense, it is of importance to identify the factors of their success as well as their weaknesses to improve the conditions of their implementation and guarantee more efficient results.
International Conference on Smart Cities and Regions: call for abstract
Between 22 and 24 March 2017, SINFONIA project partner EURAC will organise the second edition of the international conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions aiming to “inspire cities to transition towards a smarter and more sustainable future”.
The municipality of Pafos on its way to become a smarter city
In line with its participation in the SINFONIA project, the Pafos municipality has made a significant effort to upgrade existing infrastructure and services while creating new solutions to improve the quality of life of its citizens.
SINFONIA is a ‘Case Study of Excellence’ at SMAU
SINFONIA has been selected as a ‘case study of excellence’ by the SMAU Padua Innovation Award 2016.
La Rochelle reports on its progress towards sustainable development
To assess the progress of the city in the development and implementation of its urban strategy, La Rochelle publishes an annual a Sustainable Development report presenting all the measures taken by the municipality in this field.