For urban professionals and researchers there are multiple options to participate in European research projects on urban development. An example of this is the projects of the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe (JPI Urban Europe). What is the added value of European knowledge development on urban areas? And what is the best way to participate to gain this value?
The RURI-event on Wednesday April 13 in Amsterdam will allow municipal managers, policy makers, researchers and other stakeholders to come together as part of one of the events for the Dutch presidency of the EU. The event will take place at Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam.
Stephan van Dijk, Programme Manager Research at AMS Institute, will lead the workshop ‘Amsterdam as Smart City’:
How to become a ‘smart and sustainable’ city? What is the role of innovation and knowledge development in this process? In this workshop you will gain insight in the lessons learned by the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions that has been founded by the city of Amsterdam, Delft University of Technology, Wageningen UR and MIT in 2014 to work on innovation for a better city with both public and private partners and citizens. Examples of innovative projects, partnerships and solutions are provided and translated to your local context and city ambitions. Focus is on ‘engineering and design’ innovations.