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EU participates at Euro-China Smart Cities Seminar in Chongqing

The European Union participated today at the workshop “EURO-CHINA Smart Cities, Facing Covid-19” held in Chongqing, China. The EU was represented by Ambassador Nicolas Chapuis, Head of the EU Delegation to China, as well as by Dr. Rudolf Niessler, Principal Advisor at DG REGIO of the European Commission. At the event, the European pilot cities of Barcelona and Mannheim were represented. Also, a smart city company from Rome (another IUC pilot city) was able to present its solutions towards COVID19 pandemics.  A spot report follows soon.

The agenda of the meeting is here: Program EU CHINA Smart Cities 2020 100920

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Impressions

WU Cunrong, Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Chongqing

 

Ambassador Nicolas Chapuis, Head of the EU Delegation to China

 

Dr. Rudolf Niessler, Principal Advisor DG REGIO

 

Jean Pierre Raffarin, Former Prime Minister of France, President of the Prospective & Innovation Foundation

 

Signing ceremony between Chongqing and Mannheim companies

 

Ambassador Serge DEGALLAIX, Managing Director of Fondation Prospective & Innovation

 

Dr. Max SCHWEIGLER, Representant of Fraunhofer IOSBAST

 

Micheal DONALDSON, Commissioner for Digital Innovation, e-Government and Good Governance, of the Municipality of Barcelona

Edouardo DE FRANCESCO, Ing. Eduardo De Francesco – Director of the Research & Development Department of SeTeL (Rome)

David LINSE, Head of Department for International and European Affairs and Protocol of Mannheim

Dr. Rudolf Niessler, DG REGIO

 

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