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FinEst Centre for Smart Cities
What is FinEst Centre for Smart Cities?
FinEst Centre for Smart Cities is an innovation and research excellence community based in Tallinn, Estonia. This project has received funding from two grants: the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, under the grant agreement No. 856602, and the European Regional Development Fund, co-funded by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, under grant agreement No. 2014-2020.4.01.20-0289.
The European Commission announced the 100 selected cities to join the Cities Mission
Recently, the European Commission published the list of the 100 EU cities that have been selected to be part of the EU Mission for 100 Climate Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030, also known as the Cities Mission.
The biggest challenge of the green transition in Estonia is the renovation of buildings!
Einari Kisel, Head of Strategy in FinEst Center, participated in an international conference organized by Postimees, which sought a way out of the slogan of the European Union's Green Agreement and climate goals. Kisel spoke about the changes in energy policy that are necessary for the green transition, pointing out that the biggest challenge is the renovation of buildings.
Recording of the presentation is available in Estonian HERE!
FinEst Centre participated in the first official side event of Latitude59!
FinEst Centre's Founding Director Ralf-Martin Soe was honored to participate in "Thinking in Billions" panel "The rise of smart cities & imminent shift towards sustainability and Greentech investments" on 18.05!