Summary and objectives
Smart city services and products are recognized by European Commission in Sustainable Development Agenda for 2030 and European Industrial Renaissance” as solution for the challenges posed by growing urbanization in terms of mobility, building, public services, environment and safety — while promoting sustainability.
Clusters for the City of the Future (C2Future) general objective is creating and sustaining European Strategic Cluster Partnership in the field of Smart Cities, fostering the international collaboration among 6 clusters in ICT, mobility, building and construction and environmental technologies.
C2Future will raise new value chain targeting third countries markets such as: USA, Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Algeria and exploit already established contacts in these countries
The C2Future’s specific objectives are:
•to create a favorable framework and new value chain for setting up a strong and sustainable C2Future strategic crosscluster partnership across Europe in the field of Smart Cities;
•to foster mutual knowledge, trans-regional and cross – sectorial cooperation and partnership building among C2Future clusters and SMEs members
•Favor the internationalization of SMEs members and cluster partners by development of C2Future long-term agenda for internationalization toward third countries market beyond Europe.
•To promote the C2Future cluster partnership and its activities on national, regional and European level