For a second year in a row, SPARCS will be among 30 other EU projects led by the Smart Cities Marketplace in the upcoming Smart City Expo World Congress, set to take place from 7 to 9 November 2023, in Barcelona, Spain. As the world’s largest and most influential event for cities and urban innovation, this congress promises to be a hub of groundbreaking ideas and initiatives aimed at shaping the future of sustainable urban living.
Under the banner of “EC Initiatives on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities,” the European Commission is initiating a collective presence of approximately 30 partners comprised initiatives, projects, and DGs (Directorate-Generals), united by a common goal: to accelerate the implementation of sustainable urban solutions in alignment with the EU Green Deal and REPowerEU plan at local level.
The joint presence will encompass a series of engaging activities including a joint stand, congress and agora session and 3-day programme with topical discussion and session. Thought-provoking agora and congress sessions we will address EC policies and cross-cutting topics, focusing on the scalability of solutions across cities.