Deliverable 2.1: Review of Regulatory gaps and recommendations to facilitate city transformation processes

14 Jun 2017

This deliverables describes which potential barriers for successful implementation of the demonstrator projects in SmartEnCity anticipated by the involved partners.

A key objective of this document is to exchange information on barriers and best practices for the transition to a smart city and adoption of innovative technologies. Barriers and best practice examples as potential solutions have been identified in a questionnaire filled out by the stakeholders in the three ‘Lighthouse Cities’: Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain, Tartu in Estonia and Sønderborg in Denmark. The projects and the anticipated barriers as well as recommendations are categorised in the five topics: 

  • Urban retrofitting, 
  • Energy supply, 
  • Mobility, 
  • ICT and 
  • Social engagement.

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