The knowledge and network connector for smart technologies
The Smart Circle
The trend regarding smart technologies which are used for economic, durable and social return of markets has been put in motion.
In order to fully facilitate this, we developed the Smart Circle. A new initiative aimed at all subjects and theme’s regarding smart, technological solutions such as Mobility, Health, Data, Technology, City, Lighting, Renewables.
The Smart Circle’s mission is to bring together a diversity of international stakeholders regarding smart technologies.
Smart Highway is an innovative concept for smart roads of tomorrow. A programme of innovation that links a different way of looking at things with innovative ideas that apply the opportunities offered by new technologies in smart ways.
BAS Holding is a technology company focused on developing sustainable energy management solutions for the consumer energy sector. We provide ‘sustainability’ as a service for homes and businesses using our energy efficiency platform the Path To Zero.
This project aims to develop and demonstrate an open and easily replicable strategy for designing, constructing, and managing large scale residential district renovation projects to achieve nearly zero energy cities.
This technology meets the dynamic management objectives by giving “the light where and when needed and at the right level of illumination” and allows the exchange of information through its intelligent and communicating modules.
The CITyFiED project aims to deliver a replicable, systemic and integrated strategy to transform European cities into Smart Cities, focusing on reducing the energy demand and GHG emissions and increasing the use of renewable energy sources.
The search for a parking space is one of the largest global time-wasters in the mobile age. The Cleverciti Systems aims to make parking space management intelligent and efficient and simultaneously reduce CO2 and NO2 emissions, thereby increasing the quality of life of motorists and citizens.
The Remodelling of the Place de la Nation
OpenDataSoft is excited to be involved in an ambitious Smart City experiment currently taking place in the City of Paris, led by Cisco and in partnership with Placemeter.
IBM experts are helping to unravel the traffic problems that have afflicted Brussels, with the company awarding the Brussels-Capital Region a Smarter City Grant valued at half a million US dollars. The city will use the funds to investigate ways of improving mobility in Brussels.
TRANSFORM provides insight into smart city processes and methodologies for cities how to become a low carbon city by executable projects and transparent decision making, based upon stakeholder co-creation.
City-HUB aims to make existing urban interchanges accessible to all users. The approach is integrated, covering the different aspects of an urban interchange in order to increase the use of public transport, improve the efficiency and propose a new business model.
The Poly SUMP project brings together 6 different regions and supports these regions with the introduction of sustainable urban transport planning. Panteia NEA is WP2 leader (establishing the institutional and mobility setting within regions) and supports the region of Parkstad Limburg (NL) with the implementation of a SUMP.
SMART-ISLANDS integrates multiple services for tourism, transportation, environment, civil protection & other, under the Smart-Islands Platform which constitutes of a 3D Tablet and PC interface. By the end of the project, 14 Mediterranean islands from Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus and Malta will benefit from the SMART-ISLANDS platform enhancing tourism development, a crucial sector of development due to the economic crisis.
8 European Cities have been working together to release opendata in a coordinated way to energise their local developer communities and provide a European wide market for new applications and services.
CitySDK (“City Service Development Kit”) is creating a toolkit for the development of digital services within cities.
The project Power Matching City is putting the “Smart Energy Citizen” in control of fine tuning his energy demand towards the fluctuating supply of energy from sustainable sources Simultaneously user centered cooperative projects like Grunneger Power have raised the awareness and organization level of citizens in the generation of sustainable energy.
The Greater Manchester Data Synchronisation Programme was created to enable local government and public bodies in Northwest England to identify, model, transform and release data as linked open data, for use by local government itself and the wider community of citizens and businesses.
Eurbanlab, as an European initiative, accelerates systemic innovations to create smart, sustainable cities through providing research based advice that helps improve plans and projects. In doing so, Eurbanlab provides confidence and trust to investors and governments.
The iURBAN tool will address increasing market demands for cheaper, cleaner energy services. It is being designed with the direct involvement of end users – local residents, energy companies and public administration.
Analysis and dissemination of smart cities project, in which two geographers -GEOCyL partners-, rode for eight weeks 30 cities belonging to the Spanish Network for Smart Cities – RECI – using an electric vehicle for their mobility.
30 days to analyze 30 Spanish cities using as intelligent thread of the project, the experience aboard an electric vehicle in urban areas.
“Coruña Smart City” project has been conceived with the objective of improving the quality of life of residents as well as the financial and business environment through technological innovation, positioning Coruña as a management reference for cities of the future.
The SmartSantander project aims at the creation of an experimental test facility for the research and experimentation of architectures, key enabling technologies, services and applications for the Internet of Things in the context of a city. The envisioned facility is conceived as an essential instrument to achieve the European leadership on key enabling technologies for IoT, and to provide the European research community with a one-and-only platform of its characteristics, suitable for large scale experimentation and evaluation of IoT concepts under real-life conditions.
The Plan focuses on what City Hall will be doing between now and the end of the Mayoral term – to which all of London are asked to contribute to and support.
The Smart London venn diagram depicts the starting approach that puts Londoners at the heart – driven by the principles of transparency, collaboration and innovation. Adopting new approaches, through bringing people, technology and data together, will enable more integrated solutions to addressing London challenges.
City planning deals with the concept of “smart”, the ability of a city to develop at the highest level the potentialities of its citizens and of its resources towards a collective wellbeing. The aim of Verona smart city is to encourage planning and social collaboration towards this direction.
Endesa’s Smartcity Málaga Project is Europe’s largest eco-efficient city initiative. It aims to increase energy efficiency, reduce CO2 emissions and boost the use of renewable energy sources.
The zone has around 11MW of renewable generation capacity, which includes numerous roof-mounted photovoltaic installations spread throughout the city, a cogeneration facility, vertical-axis wind turbines and generation systems integrated in street lighting.
The projects within Smart Aarhus all aim at developing the city and creating a framework for sustainable growth. And the projects are based on the Smart Aarhus principles. A wide range of public and private organizations and citizens have been (and are still) involved in specific projects.
The project will initially focus on mobility. City infrastructure and public services – such as bus networks, parking lot management, paper and waste collection, and information on roadwork – will be connected virtually, providing local residents with real-time information. This will make it possible for citizens and visitors to the principality to interact with local government directly and without red tape.
In Amsterdam and Lochem a Vehicle2Grid a Vehicle2Grid pilot program will get started. Residents will be able to use the battery in their electric car to store their locally produced energy. Residents will be able to decide how to put their locally produced energy (i.e. from solar panels) to use.
Peterborough in the East of England is the UK’s fastest growing city with infrastructure, issues and scale that are common across the UK. The city and its Peterborough DNA programme were awarded £3 million in March 2013 to develop and test innovative ideas and new technologies for how smart, future-proofed cities could work.
The consortium includes 6 city authorities (Grand Lyon, Birmingham, Goteborg, Madrid, Turino, Wroclaw), major ITS actors: research institutes, information service providers, car industry (HaCon, Spie, CityWay,Volvo) and the most important networks of European cities and international public transport operators (EUROCITIES, UITP).