Nikolaos Kontinakis

Nikolaos Kontinakis

Nikolaos Kontinakis

Nikolaos Kontinakis works as a senior projects’ coordinator for the knowledge society and smart cities projects of EUROCITIES, Brussels, Belgium.

He leads EUROCITIES’ international cooperation work and the network’s contribution to the EU-China innovation platform on sustainable urbanisation (URBAN-EU-CHINA – http://www.urban-eu-china.eu/en/ – and TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA projects – http://transurbaneuchina.eu/).

Among others, he has coordinated the Green Digital Charter initiative (http://www.greendigitalcharter.eu/) and EUROCITIES’ work for the development of a performance measurement framework for smart cities under the CITYkeys project (http://www.citykeys-project.eu/), the promotion of green ICT via the ICTfootprint.eu project (http://ictfootprint.eu/) and the Smart Cities Information System (https://smartcities-infosystem.eu/).

For the last 16 years, he has worked as a project coordinator and researcher in the areas of smart cities, climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency and energy transition, and the sustainable development of local authorities.