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Steering Group

in Annaberg Buchholz

to the Projekts


„ 500 Jahre Barbara Uthmann“,


“ Marketing-Maßnahmen

der Partnerstädte

Annaberg-Buchholz und Chomutov“,


„Kinderweihnacht im Erzgebirge“


















CycleCities - International Conference and Partner meeting in Ljubljana


The CycleCities project invites you to the international conference, forum and workshop on »HOW TO BUILD AN OPTIMUM CYCLING CITY ENVIRONMENT? CONNECTIVITY AND ROAD SAFETY« in Ljubljana on 3rd and 4th of June 2014. The event is followed by a Guided Cycling Tour on Connectivity of the Cycling Network and Road Safety in Ljubljana. Participation is free and Registration open until 28th of May 2014. On 5th of June the partners of the project will meet for a regular meeting.



Save the date: Final conference on the 28th May in Porto!

Two years after kick-off, the European project KTForce is organizing its final Conference “Innovation policies and knowledge transfer working together for regional competitiveness”. The event will take place on the 28th of May at the Faculty of Law, University of Porto.

Focusing on innovation policies specifically directed to knowledge transfer, speakers from different countries in Europe representing local, regional or national authorities and others with academic backgrounds will share their experience on how innovation policies can work together for the benefit of regional economies. Have a look at the agenda here




CycleCities - Partner meeting in Lisbon


For the 5th time partners of the project CycleCities will come together for a regular meeting in Lisbon on the 8th of April. The municipality of Lisbon will host the partner meeting as well as the 4th interregional forum and the 4th interregional workshop on the 9th / 10th of April. The main points of the meeting will be to discuss the progress and the upcoming work on the good practice guides of the project. For further information please click here:

CycleCities is an INTERREG IV-C project and financed by the European Union’s Regional Development Fund



CycleCities Workshop in London


Partners of the Project CycleCities came together for a workshop in London on the 24th and 25th February. They discussed, together with experts from London and other cities in England, concepts for topics like cycling infrastructure, bike sharing, mobility management strategies and cities participation strategies. Results of the workshop will be part of the good practice guides, produced by the project.

CycleCities is an INTERREG IV-C project and financed by the European Union’s Regional Development Fund



EPOurban – 6th Partner Meeting and Expert Training in in Maria Lankowitz (District Voitsberg, near Graz), Austria on 31. March – 2. April 2014


In an internal meeting on April 22 the project partners of the CENTRAL EUROPE project EPOurban will come together for the sixth time. At the meeting in Autria the partners will report on the project activities in the partner cities Leipzig, Celje, Prague, Voitsberg, Bolzano, Bratislava and Sopot. Furthermore a training with already existing consulting services will be held, peer-reviews will be carried out and the first draft of the policy paper for the potential to activate private owners into the urban planning process will be discussed.



January 14th 2014 - Final partner meeting Grow Mobile in Leipzig, Germany and presentation of the “Leipzig.Travel-App” on February 10th, 2014


The international project partners of the Grow Mobile project will meet the last time in Leipzig on February 10th, 2014 for the final project meeting. As the project’s coordinator Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH will host the event. The meeting will take place in the “Kulturkaffee Plan B.”
One highlight of the final meeting will be the public presentation of the new “Leipzig.Travel-App”. This app was jointly developed with Leipzig Tourismus and Marketing GmbH and is one of the main outputs of the project. In addition the international project partners will present their solutions for the so called „large-scale-demonstrators“ (management systems) for the regions of Medimurje (Croatia), Kyustendil and Varna (Bulgaria). Last but not least a final meeting is also the time and place for a reflection of the project’s implementation and for thinking about new possibilities for cooperation.

The project has been running since March 2012 and is implemented by the Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH as coordinator together with partners from Germany, Bulgaria and Croatia.

Further information about Grow Mobile can be found under: If you are interested in participating, please contact Mr. Weiß: 0341 1407790.



VIS NOVA - The virtual power plant is being launched


The virtual power plant in the District of Northern Saxony and in the region of Düben Heath of the District of Wittenberg and the District of Anhalt Bitterfeld is a key part of the project VIS NOVA which aims to cover up to 100% of the territory’s energy demand by energy being produced off regional resources. After the successful launch of the feasibility study of the virtual power plant which analysed the economic efficiency of the plant, in particular the marketing options on a day-ahead electricity spot, the pilot project is being currently launched together regional energy suppliers. The project implementation is scheduled at the end of September 2014. Further information about the project can be found on:



LOGICAL – 3rd Transnational Seminar


The 3rd Transnational Seminar in the LOGICAL project ( will be staged in Wroclaw/Poland, 10th February 2014. Participating companies can test the latest version of the LOGICAL cloud, have an early hands-on and discuss their questions directly with the staff members present.









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