The European Innovation Partnership-Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) Roadmap 2016 “Supporting smarter European cities: better quality of life, growth, jobs and decarbonisation” was launched at ‘Transport for Smart Cities 2016: scaling innovation in Europe’ on 28 January 2016.
The Roadmap identifies the key targets for this year in terms of collaboration among cities, industry and other key partners. In addition, it details the roll-out actions to be undertaken to achieve its goals. The focus is the deployment of technology and service innovation in the fields of interoperable urban platforms, intelligent lampposts, positive energy blocks, smart electro-mobility solutions and smart mobility services. It also takes into account the enabling roles of collaborative actions such as new business models and financing arrangements, new strategies and tools to increase citizen focus and engagement, new strategies and tools for integrated planning and decision-making.