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Inspiring apartment visits organised for students in Bolzano
On 9 May, the Institute for Renewable Energy EURAC Research invited a group of 30 students from the Technical Secondary School of Colburg in Germany, to visit the apartments refurbished in the city in the framework of the Sinfonia project.
Behaviour change: how to increase the impact of energy efficient renovation projects?
On 5 December 2018, the Sinfonia Smart Cities Initiative was presented by partners from EURAC Research in an online discussion focussed on challenges related to behaviour change.
Innsbruck: how to combine 100 individuals’ needs in a successful renovation process
In Innsbruck, energy efficient building renovation is a collective challenge. For the city, educating citizens to understand the benefits of refurbishing their homes is a priority.
SINFONIA shares knowledge and disseminates first results in Cyprus
The SINFONIA project met in Cyprus on 1 June in Paphos, one of the project's five 'early adopter cities'.
SINFONIA shares its experiences in Athens
SINFONIA to take part in 1st Transnational seminar of EMPOWERING project on 4th of April 2017 and share its experiences of district scale energy refurbishment projects.
Good practices for urban energy planning
“Each city is a unique combination of economic, social, environmental, and institutional conditions, which results in various needs, priorities, and capacities” for the development and implementation of smart energy solutions, say SINFONIA experts in Deliverable 2.2 entitled “Good practice district stimulator”.
SINFONIA database to foster knowledge exchange on energy efficient solutions
SINFONIA project partners have designed a web-based application allowing the project pilot cities to share good practices for energy efficient renovation with other interested cities.
Identifying and exploiting the results of Smart City projects
Three deliverables have recently been published on the “Knowledge Centre” of the SINFONIA website.
Info Day on Smart City Seville: achieving affordable comfort to be held on 10 June
The City of Seville is pleased to invite you to an Information Day on smart urban development on the 10thof June, organised in cooperation with EMASESA as part of the SINFONIA project.
Bolzano and Innsbruck: Setting an Example for Smart Cities in the Euregio
At the Klimahouse 2016 national trade show for Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building, the managers of SINFONIA will present the project’s activities to interested representatives from cities in the Euregio. The event will take place at the Bolzano Fiera, 28 January at 9:00am
International Passive House Days 13-15 November
For three days, Passive House buildings around the world will have their doors open to visitors to show how these buildings and houses work and just how nice it is to live in an efficient and healthy home.
“Pre-fabricated facades – niche forever or mass market soon?” expert workshop
The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) and the two EU funded projects EU-GUGLE ( and MEEFS ( join forces to organised an expert workshop on pre-fabricated facades in Vienna on the 2nd November.
2nd Smart City Dialog held in Innsbruck
The 2nd Smart City Dialog event with Innsbruck's stakeholders took place on the 24.09.2015, with a focus on energy networks.
First progress meeting in Innsbruck
The SINFONIA consortium gathered in Innsbruck on the 25-26 November for its first Progress meeting since the launch of the project 6 months ago. Led by coordinator SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, and hosted by Standortagentur Tirol and the City of Innsbruck, the meeting focused on integration and coordination.
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SINFONIA has joined the MY SMART CITY DISTRICT campaign, an initiative aimed at engaging European cities in knowledge exchange activities with pioneer cities such as Bolzano and Innsbruck...  but not only! 4 other EC-funded smart cities projects are also part of the campaign (EU-GUGLE, R2CITIES, ZenN, CITyFIED).
SINFONIA project kicked-off in Borås
The SINFONIA project – a five-year initiative to deploy large-scale, integrated and scalable energy solutions in middle-sized European cities –  was launched  on June 25th in the city of Borås, Sweden