To jointly define long-term Research and Innovation strategies and implementation guidelines on Digital Twins and Metaverse technologies for smart cities and smart regions in Southeastern Europe applicable to regional innovation strategies for smart specialization.
To identify reference Information Communication Technology architectures of upcoming technologies and infrastructures required to support METACITIES.
To design pilots for feasibility and Proof of Concepts for validation and feedback.
To identify an Integrated Business Process framework and Business Models for METACITIES.
To orchestrate and strengthen local ecosystems and channel their potential to accelerate digital transformation of cities and regions so that they become attractive to new businesses and investments.
To maximize the impact and adoption of METACITIES approach through wide dissemination, communication, capacity building, economic and civil engagement, networking, standardization and exploitation measures.