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The Urban European Research Alliance (UERA) is bringing together the research performing organisations and aims to strengthen, expand and optimise coordination activities and research planning in Europe in order to avoid fragmentation and optimise resources in the field of urban research and innovation capabilities.

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The development of sustainable and energy-efficient “smart cities” is expected to move the energy system towards a more sustainable path. This will require an integrated systems view as well as innovative, intelligent approaches to the design and operation of urban energy systems. The Joint Programme on Smart Cities aims to develop new scientific methods, concepts and tools designed to support European cities in their transformation into smart cities.

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YouTube: EERA JP Smart Cities Video