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#iCapital: Commission honours #Paris as most innovative European city in 2017

#iCapital: Commission honours #Paris as most innovative European city in 2017

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today (7 November), the European Commission awarded the 2017 European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) prize of €1,000,000 to Paris (France). The iCapital award, granted under the EU’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020, recognises Paris for its inclusive innovation strategy. Tallinn (Estonia) and Tel Aviv (Israel) were selected as runners-up, and were both awarded €100,000. […]

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European Capital of Innovation finalists announced: Barcelona, Grenoble and Groningen

European Capital of Innovation finalists announced: Barcelona, Grenoble and Groningen

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barcelona (Spain), Grenoble (France) and Groningen (Netherlands) are the three finalists for the first European Capital of Innovation award, or iCapital (IP/13/808). The winner of the €500,000 prize will be announced at the closing ceremony of the Innovation Convention 2014, Europe’s premier innovation event which will take place in Brussels on 10 and 11 March. […]

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Capital of Innovation: Six finalist cities announced

Capital of Innovation: Six finalist cities announced

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Barcelona, Espoo, Grenoble, Groningen, Malaga and Paris are the six cities shortlisted for the first European Capital of Innovation award, or iCapital (IP/13/808). An independent panel of experts has agreed on the six finalists for the €500,000 prize. The money will go to the city building the best ‘innovation ecosystem’ – connecting citizens, public organisations, […]

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European Commission seeks ‘Capital of Innovation’

European Commission seeks ‘Capital of Innovation’

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has today started the search for the first European Capital of Innovation, or iCapital. The prize will reward the city which is building the best ‘innovation ecosystem’, connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and business. Given that 68% of the EU population now lives in urban areas, it is these areas that will […]

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