Swedish Urban Twin Transition Center launch
Summary: the Urban Twin Transition Center (UTTC), launched at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona, is a strategic initiative aiming to assist Swedish cities in achieving climate neutrality. Financed by Vinnova with SEK 20 million over three years, UTTC will collaborate with the Viable Cities programme.
- UTTC will offer a crucial knowledge hub for validated solutions in the digital green transition, aiming to guide Swedish cities in making informed decisions towards climate neutrality.
- UTTC prioritises 23 cities in the Viable Cities programme, sharing open knowledge and aiding their climate contracts.
- UTTC aims to identify, scale up, and implement practical solutions to fulfil the cities' climate contracts and support the 2030 Agenda.
- in addition to The Swedish Internet Foundation, University of Gothenburg, and RISE, partners such as Vinnova, Viable Cities, TechSverige, and several regions and municipalities are involved.
Source of information: https://smartcitysweden.com/launching-urban-twin-transition-center-digitalisation-for-greener-cities/ (Published 08 November 2023).