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Comment Neelie
[...] And the other meeting was of the High Level Group of the European Innovation Partnership for Smart Cities and Communities. The partnership brings together cities and businesses which now includes 360 innovative plans for smart city work and some 3,000 organisations who will work together on common challenges including standards and interoperability of systems with a view to reduce costs and raise funding more easily. Special guest, architect and urbanist Rem Koolhaas underlined the great potential of Smart Cities for innovation, economic growth and really tackling societal issues.