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7th ESPRESSO-Webinar on 15th of December at 03.00 p.m. CET

United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC)
Dr. Lluisa Marsal

Time: 3:00 PM CET

U4SSC is a pre-standardisation activity supported by 16 UN agencies to help implement the New Urban Agenda. U4SSC advocates for public policies to encourage the use of ICTs to facilitate and ease the transition to smart sustainable cities. Built as a unique network for smart city stakeholders, it helps shaping smart sustainable cities worldwide, share best practices with peers, and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 11: “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”!

About the speaker
Dr Marsal is one of the U4SSC chairs and in this webinar she will provide detail on the on-going works in the different WGs, especially on the one she is working on ‘WG1 Setting the Framework’, and how these will serve as pre-standardisation exercise for the standards being developed within ITU-T SG20 on Smart Cities and IoT. Contact the speaker: email.

ESPRESSO at Smart City Expo World Congress

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Some impressions from ESPRESSO at Smart City World Congress in Barcelona. The feedback was very productive and the people were as well interested in joining SmaCStak.

The Smart City Strategic Growth Map – ESPRESSO Tools

Is your City Ready for Smart? Find out in out new version of the ESPRESSO Strategic Growth Map.



Who is the Strategic Growth Map for?

The Strategic Growth Map is for decision-makers at city level. It’s also a programme-building tool, helping you to establish clarity and direction for your organisations as you make the critical initial decisions on your Smart City Journey.

6th ESPRESSO-Webinar on 10th of November at 10.00 CET

Smart City developments in the City of Tartu

Rene Tonnisson

The webinar will introduce the main Smart City developments in currently under implementation in City of Tartu including activities related to retrofitting, energy efficiency, electric mobility, citizen engagement and ICT applications.

Morgenstadt Werkstatt in Stuttgart

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Some impressions from the ESPRESSO-presentation at Morgenstadt Werkstatt in Stuttgart. There were some interesting discussions and the people were as well interested in joining SmaCStak Community.
Click here to download the presentation:  Morgenstadt_Werkstatt [in German]

Here you can find Voice-Recording of the presentation: Morgenstadt-Werkstatt (Voice Recording) [Presenter: Martin Fabisch]

5th ESPRESSO-Webinar on 14th of October at 10.30 CET

Funding and Procurement approaches applied to Smart Cities

Giovanna Galasso & David Brunelleschi

Existing as well as emerging economic, financial and procurement models can be applied in various sectorial services of actual and future Smart City (SC) scenarios. This deliverable presents the most relevant and novel funding and procurement approaches applied to the SC domain. A special focus is also dedicated to the most appropriate operating models that can guarantee financial sustainability over time of SC projects. Relevant use cases of SC solutions have been collected in order to emphasise different successful approaches depending on the specific city needs as well as funding, financial and procurement models adopted.


Check out the EVENT for attending details.


ESPRESSO-Atlas release

The first version of the ESPRESSO-Atlas is now available. The complete integration into the espresso website is done in the next few days. Find out more here.

Second successful ESPRESSO – Webinar

After the first successful webinar about the aims of ESPRESSO, the second webinar was focussing on indicators to describe a Smart City. Find out more here

ESPRESSO at REAL CORP in Hamburg & ICCSA in Beijing

ESPRESSO-Project has been presented to the scientific world including relevant stakeholders in the field of Smart Cities from cities adminstrations and public authorities during REAL CORP Conference in Hamburg in June and ICCSA – Cities, Technology and Place in July in Beijing. During CORP conference, there was also a joint workshop and plenary discussion with EU-project Smarticipate (
There have been many fruitful discussions, please find some interesting pictures below and the recording of the plenary discussion here

ESPRESSO at Metropolitan Solutions in Berlin

Some impressions from the ESPRESSO-presentation at Metropolitan Solution in Berlin during the ISOCARP-Session. The feedback was very productive and the people were as well interested in joining SmaCStak.

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