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EUROPEAN COMMISSION. DG REGIO.

2015 - 2018

DG REGIO (Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy) aims to support job creation, business competitiveness, economic growth, sustainable development and the improvement in the quality of life of citizens in all regions and cities of the European Union. Zabala Innovation was approved as an external advisor for the strategic evaluation of regional and national policies on R&D and innovation during the period 2015 – 2018. Among the programmes assessed by Zabala, one of the most prominent were the two EU 100 programmes dedicated to cities: URBACT and URBAN INNOVATIVE ACTIONS (UIA).

Juan Cristóbal García

“The future of Europe depends on cities, and thanks to Smart Cities technologies we will be able to improve our quality of life, reduce energy consumption or pollution, improve mobility and the environment, and at the same time achieve sustainable economic growth with active citizen participation.”

Juan Cristóbal García

Senior R&D&I Consultant

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We lead leading European projects and studies in different sectors, such as smart cities, energy and environment, ICT, biotechnology and open innovation. Our goal is to innovate and to create new paths within the European innovation ecosystem.

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