The aim is to settle an Association of cities related to the Trans-European Core Network. Its purpose is the exchange of experiences and the development of logistics, transport and ICT systems, as well as the urban impact these actions may lead at the Trans-European Core Network in order to push "smart intercities links" in EU.
Promoters: Barcelona City Council and FERRMED
It was established in June 2013 in Barcelona, with a congress and an exhibition regarding the smart links betwwen the cities involved in the Association.
Another congress was held in Genoa in June 2014.
The 1st FERRMED - EU CORE NET CITIES Tribune, was held in Barcelona in January 2015.
The 2nd FERRMED - EU CORE NET CITIES Tribune, was held in Málaga in April 2016.