Creating a market for satellite-based applications
Welcome to the ‘Space for Smart Cities’ project! In this project we are looking into opportunities to integrate satellite-based information services into the smart city environment as well as the barriers holding back market creation. One of our focus areas is public procurement of operational services.
Ukrainian cities associated to the Horizon Europe climate-neutral and smart cities Mission
Based on existing EU and international initiatives, Ukrainian cities that commit to the target of climate neutrality can become part of the EU Cities Mission and subsequent Horizon Europe calls. This has now been formalised in a new call under this mission, identified as HORIZON-MISS-2023-CIT-02-01 “Associating Ukrainian cities to the
Green City Makers wins Copernicus Masters 2022
At one of the last big space events of 2022 in Rome, Italy, the Copernicus Masters network announced the 2022 competition winners. The overall winner of the competition is Green City Makers, a solution that also is one out of two winners of the 2022 ESA Frontier Tech Challenge. Green
What Makes Cities Smart?
In the world of urban development ‘smart cities’ is the buzzword of the decade. This is reinforced by UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11, that aims to ‘make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable’. Space can play an important role in making cities resilient, sustainable and smart.
EU Mission: 100 Climate Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030
EU Missions are a new way to bring concrete solutions to some of our greatest challenges. They support Commission priorities, such as the European Green Deal, Europe fit for the Digital Age, Beating Cancer and the New European Bauhaus For instance, Mission Climate is already a concrete element of the
Smart Cities: Satellites over Amsterdam
One of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is SDG 11: “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”. Earth Observation (EO) data provides the data about cities that forms the basis for the solutions needed to meet this ambitious goal. According to the European Commission, a smart
DotSpace is a Green City Accord Supporter!
No, we are not a city, but we are proud to announce to be a supporter of the European Green City Accord! As an active promoter of the use of space data for urban applications, the Dot Space Foundation has officially signed the Green City Accord Supporters Statement! Organisations interested