RUGGEDISED Final Event & Recharge Earth

06/09/2022 - 08/09/2022


On 6 September 2022, anyone working towards a clean urban energy transition is invited to attend the final RUGGEDISED Smart Cities and Communities event. This final showcase of RUGGEDISED related work will be followed by the Recharge Earth Energy Transition Conference on 7 – 8 September, 2022, which will also feature RUGGEDISED best practices.

Taking place in Rotterdam, the event combines the lessons from the RUGGEDISED project, where the cities of Rotterdam, Glasgow, Umeå, Parma, Brno and Gdansk have worked with researchers and private industry on pushing urban transition through Smart City developments and methods, with the Recharge Earth Conference. Recharge Earth is the event for professionals involved in the energy transition, investigating how a cleaner energy supply involves complex issues that cannot be solved by any one actor.

The entire event takes place in the RUGGEDISED demonstration area, Heart of South, at the Rotterdam Ahoy Conference Centre, with the first day being dedicated to the lessons drawn in the RUGGEDISED Project. The project, consisting of more than 40 partners, supported by almost €18 million from the Horizon European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, was led by the City of Rotterdam, and is hosting participants on 6 September. On the following days, 7-8 September, the Recharge Earth Conference will share both RUGGEDISED lessons and knowledge from other areas of the energy transition.