Sharing Cities Urban Sharing Platform (USP)
The Sharing Cities Urban Sharing Platform is a logical collection of technical components, capabilities and processes which provide functions and services that enable a Smart City.
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The Sharing Cities Urban Sharing Platform is a logical collection of technical components, capabilities and processes which provide functions and services that enable a Smart City.
Trafiklabs gathers in a single open data platform information about transports in Sweden and makes API’s available to everyone so that users can develop and share smartphone apps.
Solar power technology was combined with E-paper screens to provide real time information about public transport in Coimbra.
Real-time crowding information consists in giving information to passengers about the load of the metro trains.
Greencity is the first urban district in Switzerland to meet the conditions of the 2000-watt society and represents a largely grid-independent area, relying on 100% supply from locally generated renewable energy sources and an innovative and environmentally friendly mobility concept.
The City of Turku has introduced new electric buses in the public transport fleet to reach the goal of becoming CO2 neutral by 2029.
Endesa Energía has implemented five fast charging stations in Barcelona with the aim of promoting clean transport in the city.
Klaipeda wants to promote cycling as a safe and affordable mean of transportation for its citizens. Therefore bike storage systems have been made available in different areas of the city, protecting the bikes from thieves and weather conditions.
With the goal of making data more accessible and useful, the open data portal of the City of Eindhoven was built. It helps to upload, share, use, analyze and visualize public data sets. The platform is highly user friendly and has very low barrier to use.
Understand the contribution from Hamburg's port area as a source of air pollution. Together with AIS and weather information it should be possible to identify individual vessels as pollutants sources.
The app includes corresponding local offers such as ride sharing companies, electric mobility services or a gateway to relevant public transport. In addition the app includes other mobility related information for the area and a function to display a heat map of exhaust pollution in the city lab.
As a pilot project, we installed 13 sensors in the Friedrichstraße to generate a digital twin of the city with live data about the current parking situation. This information is accessible via an API to be used an analyzed by the partners of this project. In additon to that the residents of that are
The project ‘Hauffgasse 37-47’, completed in 1987, is a large housing block with 485 flats. It is supplied by a micro-district-heating-grid and currently fired with natural gas. The objectives were mainly focusing on the reduction of energy demand and the integration of renewable energy sources.
A multi functional mobility app and ticket is launched in Cologne providing users of public transport the access to use shared cars, (e)-bikes, buses, trams etc. with one ticket. It is an enhancement of the existing subscription ticket enabling the travelers to also use the shared mobility services.
The City of Munich has built a Platform to collect and handle all generated smart city data accordingly. In a concept named "Data Gatekeeper" all elements that are important for a city are discussed- including data privacy aspect, data classification & anonymization, use case building and data model
A city wide scan for road damage was incorporated through vehicular IoT and management of repairs were handled by AI creating automated task management to perfectly decrease complaints of road damage while decreasing a grand amount in public works costs. Preventive maintenance is implemented.
A Big Data Management Application, called Urban Cockpit has been implemented in the city of Cologne to provide a fast and easy overview of the data stored in the Urban Data Platform. It includes data from traffic management systems , energy providers and other such companies.
The refurbishment of a public gym and the addition of 16 class rooms to the schools serves as a testbed for the use of new energy solutions. It is a pilot project testing climate friendly smart city solutions. The current energy performance of 104 kWh/m2 is reduced to 27 kWh/m2.
"The solution consists of a virtual power plant which connects local photo-voltaic production, heat pumps and batteries. A charging station for electric vehicles is also be integrated into the system. It lowers the demand for external energy by increasing energy self sufficiency of buildings.
The SmartHome app allows tenants to turn off all electrical appliances and lights at any time and from anywhere. This can be done easily at home or on the move. In combination with smart plugs (Smart Meter), tenants can keep track of the current energy consumption of any connected devices.
The solution aims to promote the replacement of fossil fueled vehicles by facilitating use of EVs. The charging infrastructure enables the tenants to charge their EVs. It is implemented in collaboration with various shared E-mobility providers rendering the use of a private car unnecessary.
The Mobility stations in Mülheim provide commuters and residents of the busy district with a location, where they can easily find various alternative transport options. The aim is to encourage behavioral change from using cars towards more active modes of transport like walking and cycling.
This measure is a concept that encapsulates the provision of a delivery service whereby electric vehicles perform the final stage of the process. This thereby ensures that carbon-emission producing vehicles can be reduced in the most highly polluted area of a city.
Intelligent lamp posts were installed to trial sensors for smart data collection in Munich. Additionally, the lamp posts can provide free wifi access (M-WLAN). The lamp posts are used as "urban labs" to test digital services and their benefits.
A first E-Bike terminal was opened in April 2018 at the central cemetery of Vienna. A second terminal is at the mobility point. 12 E-Bikes and a Cargo-Bike are in operation. The E-Bikes are available via the SIMBike App or through a chip card offered at the spot. Sycube developed the whole system.
The patented technology allows - similar to a QR code - to link digital information with real objects. Simply use the camera of any smart device to scan the illuminated object and get the information associated with that object. The app for Android and iOS is available for download.
'Mobility stations' make environment-friendly urban travel possible and offer sharing alternatives to buying one's own vehicle. Eight multi-modal mobility stations were built in the project area, two of which also include Shared District Boxes. Additionally, the stations offer free wifi.
The Munich SmartCity app is an example of how to make an existing offer smarter – within the Smarter Together project the Munich app became the Munich SmartCity app by adding additional smart services as well as a more user-friendly design.
Munich is testing two “Shared District Boxes” located in the proximity of mobility stations. These boxes make delivery, shopping and sharing services possible on a 24/7 basis. Each box features compartments at different temperatures (cooling, refrigerated or at a constant ambient temperature).
The municipal housing estate in Herbortgasse 43 was built in 1929 and is under heritage protection. The thermal refurbishment of the façade reduce the heat energy demand by about 75 percent, from 118 kWh/m²yr to approximately 28 kWh/m²yr. 8 additional flats are constructed in a rooftop extension.
The measure tested the advantages of urban freight distribution based on a new urban freight consolidation centre, using electric vans, compared to current practice, serving the logistics needs of shops located in the city centre.
In partnership with the Finnish government and Accenture, boost.ai has successfully launched the world’s first virtual agent network (VAN) making it possible for multiple, separate virtual agents to communicate with users from within a single chat window.
digital ecosystem for Werksviertel Munich. Our citizen-centric services and digital solutions connect citizens with the local communities, local businesses, the quartiers and new district Werksviertel Munich. It's all about people!
The project Lorystraße 54-60 is a medium-size housing block with 95 flats, completed in 1966 and owned by ‘Wiener Wohnen’ the city-owned social housing operator. The thermal refurbishment reduced the heat energy demand by more than 80 percent. Additionally, a 9 kWp PV-System was installed.
E-Car sharing in the social neighbourhood is an innovative approach in the issue of e-mobility in social housing, contributing not only to the environmental goals but also to the community building as a strong societal element.
The aim was to reduce staff using their own cars for university business and to increase the use of EVs at the MMU. Two 30kW Nissan electric cars were purchased and two additional charging points installed. The sharing scheme is managed by a third party enterprise through an online booking system.
The main objective of this measure is to create a basic awareness of the needs and benefits of sustainable mobility in the city of Ruse and its importance for increasing the quality of life.
The aim is to promote the sustainable alternatives for local deliveries using electric Assist cargo bikes. The Municipality offers the use of 4 bikes leased from a fleet of different bikes owned by Manchester Bike Hire to any organization in Manchester.
The City of Stockholm is implementing a new silent night-time delivery scheme including the electric plug-in van to investigate the effects of goods delivery during night versus daytime and the implications and regulatory requirements of lifting the ban on night deliveries.
With the vision of transforming the parking policy from normative numbers, a more demand driven optimum solution was developed using ICT technologies to improve the user experience. The system is aimed at increasing the occupancy of parking lots.
To save valuable time, fire brigade and ambulance service vehicles are given preferential treatment at traffic lights in Ludwigsburg. In the test phase it is being examined whether backlog can be avoided and how faster emergency vehicles reach their destination.
With this measure, the city of Munich aims to develop and demonstrate the potential of a new and innovative software-controlled road safety management.
Milan’s shared e-mobility system includes: e-cars, e-bikes, e-logistics vehicles, smart parking, e-vehicle charging, and condominium e-car sharing.
As part of the "Living LaB" innovation network in Ludwigsburg, this use case is an example of how cities can become "smarter" in the future.
Under the Smart Lighting measure of the Grow Smarter project, the goal is to demonstrate and test three different technologies for smart street lighting: remote, self-controlled and sensor-controlled LED lighting. In this Use Case the focus is on a remote controlled system connected to a CMS.
At least six new electric buses were introduced to Madrid’s existing bus fleet and being tested in real-life conditions in the city’s living lab. The main goal is to use a clean bus fleet in areas which lack high-quality public transport service.
A highly energy efficient district cooling system was installed in the densely populated city center of Tartu using the river cooled chillers. The system was made more energy efficient by Fortum, using a heat pump that reuses the residual heat from cooling system for the district heating system.
Antwerp has the second largest port in Europe. It also has a strategic and central location in Europe. This leads to a lot of freight/logistic traffic in, towards and out of the port. Hence, efforts are made to encourage a modal, location, time, technology and mental shift in the logistic sector.
Antwerp wants to provide locations – such as P&R’s in the city outskirts – where commuters can easily switch from one transportation mode to a more sustainable other when traveling to and from their work in the city or port area.
With ca. 80,000 companies and over 247,000 employees, commuter traffic, therefore, forms a big part of the movements in and around the city of Antwerp. Event and commuter plans are implemented to help companies outline sustainable mobility policies.
The city of Antwerp is facing major road works and need to be kept accessible and liveable. Within the scope of PORTIS, an adapted Optimizing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans for city and port area is implemented.
In order to further encourage and facilitate the use of electric vehicles, both private and shared, a policy note was made on electric charging for citizens and employees as an answer to the increasing demand of electirc mobility and charging infrastructure.
Antwerp is a lively and vibrant city with many different traffic flows: citizens, visitors, commuters, students, freight and logistics. This also leads to many different transport modes sharing space. Measures are taken to manage this in an efficient way, to keep the city accessible and liveable.
Antwerp (PORTIS) partners are promoting sustainable mobility solutions in the city and port area. To change people's behaviour towards sustainable mobility, they have to be convinced of the benefits. This is done by informing, but also persuading and inspiring.
In order to link the city of Antwerp with its port area, efforts are made to expand and promote the public transport network in and around the city.
The port area is currently not easily accessible by bike. Therefore, sustainable solutions for cycling commuters will be developed to overcome land and water barriers, improve cycling conditions and encourage commuters to travel to work via bike.
Antwerp wants to strengthen current cooperation platforms and initiate new cooperation platforms on a regional level. Knowledge on how to improve sustainable mobility is being increased by means of visits to other partner cities in the CIVITAS PORTIS project.
A UK council housing estate with a high density of fuel poverty has benefited from an energy makeover which bundles technology, aesthetics and a novel approach to public procurement.
Mobility data, data analysis, big data – these terms are all rather abstract. With “So bewegt sich Deutschland” (How Germany moves), Telefónica NEXT has created an interactive map that takes the data and uses it to visualise nationwide traffic flows.
Setting up and maintaining connectivity, data platform and storage, can be a barrier for SMEs wishing to enter the IOT market. By providing the infrastructure, the barriers to entry were significantly lowered allowing local companies to experiement, scale up and market solutions.
With digital tools 'Hello Maritime Mile' brought to life' the attractions by giving them personalities and encouraging visitors to engage in a SMS Text conversation with the objects. The chatbot encouraged self propelled walking tours and really drove up both visitor numbers and data driven insights
Nottingham City aims to create a citywide heat network that will further enable Nottingham to cope with climate change and build resilience to external energy price pressures. To speed up the process, huge energy-saving potential in the building sector and existing DH network should be exploited.
As part of the SmartEnCity project, the objective of the retrofitting is to drastically reduce the energy usage of the old Soviet era buildings, hrustsovkas by around 70%. Several energy saving measures have been undertaken to reach this goal.
Milan aims to address deep energy retrofit of the residential building stock, both public and private to save until 60-70% energy consumption and improve comfort inside dwelling.
Aiming to achieve a sustainable districts in Tepebasi through deep retrofitting, the improvements in building envelope's designs were implemented. Minimizing heat transfer through the building envelope is crucial for reducing the need for space heating and cooling.
With the aim of achieving a Near Zero Energy District in Valladolid, a series of interventions have been designed focusing on improving the sustainability of the 19 residential buildings of the FASA neighbourhood, increasing its energy efficiency and reducing the CO2 emissions of its buildings.
Under the Smart Lighting measure of the Grow Smarter project, the goal is to demonstrate and test three different technologies for smart street lighting: remote, self-controlled and sensor-controlled LED lighting. In this Use Case the focus is on a stand alone system
The City of Tartu replaced 320 existing sodium lights in the city centre area of Tartu with energy efficient LED lighting. The new lighting and the traffic and environmental sensors together with the wireless control units developed by Cityntel OU form a smart street lighting network.
The project involved equipping light poles with multi-colour LEDs allowing interactive control of individual lights. This enables a variety of services such as: guiding people through different lighting, seasonal lighting programs for increased comfort, safety control via sound sensors.
Smart lighting ultimately pay for themselves thanks to reduced energy bills and maintenance. The lampposts and the apps housed within them can be used for other purposes such as air quality and traffic sensors. Tepebaşı is contemplating installing broadband Wi-Fi in the lampposts at a later stage.
The project "greening 50 houses" has developed a cost-effective, easily implementable all-in-one solution for greening the road-side facade of existing real estate. The greening prevents urban heat islands and improves the microclimate.
This Open District Heating aims to recover waste heat to the existing DH network by developing an innovative business model for plug and play heat pumps and contracts where the DH provider buys waste heat from local sources like data centres and supermarkets.
The reduction of the individual car use and the availability of multimodal mobility for everybody is a challenge for the future. The focus of this Use Case is on the development of a carrier e-bike for mobility-impaired people.
In order to promote use of Electric Vehicles and better manage the charging infrastructure,a smart charging system was developed. 6 Type-2 AC chargers installed in Strijp-S with two charging point. Peak load management system/charging management system is included in the project.
Mobility stations, as part of traffic and mobility planning, are a new concept. They enable cost-effective and flexible access to different modes of transport. Two mobility stations are therefore established in the project area.
The Use Case is to develop a partnership with logistic service providers and set up a Concierge Service for the Domagkpark housing area in Munich.
The simplification of the transitions between the individual means of transportation is a challenge for the multimodal mobility. In this measure the focus is on special transportation needs of deaf and blind persons.
A central internet platform for all citizens, companies and institutions of the project area Domagkpark and Parkstadt Schwabing serves as a communication channel to provide information, service and tips on the subject of mobility in the district.
The City of Ruse has developed an internet portal and a mobile app providing information to its citizens and guests about the timetables and routes of public transport lines.
The Municipality of Ruse and the non-governmental organisation-CSDCS, carry out research of good practice and innovative solutions on designs of safe pavements in Druzhba, with the aim to decrease the number of road accidents involving pedestrians and cyclists.
The city of Ruse implemented a Park & Ride strategy in the Druzhba district, currently affected by high traffic volumes and deteriorated public space due to the high number of cars parked on streets and other public areas.
The visualisation platform allows for the viewing of data from various sources in different “canvases,” such as virtual reality, augmented reality, 360 degree video or traditional 2D.
To support with real time data integration in Smart Cities, a Smart City Data platform has been developed which enables faster integration of data. The data and governance layer have been separated to provide ownership to the data owners.
This measure involves the development of an advanced, data-rich, management system which gains maximum benefits from the retrofitted buildings, sharing energy data through the open platform enabling energy services to be provided that reduce energy use and bills.
Students (mostly from secondary schools) aged between fourteen and eighteen teach senior citizens the use of the internet, smartphones and applications in terms of sustainable mobility. There will be positive impacts for both groups.
In Stockholm, UbiGo is developing and aiming to launch one of the world’s first real MaaS services. The service is built on a flexible subscription model that can meet the everyday travel needs of entire households.
This Use Case aimed to find a feasible solution to reduce the delivery of goods by cars and trucks in the city centre. Several kinds of boxes and logistic systems were tested out in cooperation with delivery companies.
Electric multi-purpose vehicle is ideal for inner city, with a battery swapping system. This Use Case aimed to demonstrate the feasibility of operating such a theoretical model in a city through implementation of the Adaptive City Mobility (ACM) concept.
GoMore and Snappcar are delivering Peer-to-Peer (P2P) car sharing platforms, making it simple to adopt a car light lifestyle in the City of Stockholm.
The city of Stockholm is working with regional partners to adapt methodologies used to speed up inner city core bus routes. This measure aimed to reduce journey times and increase punctuality along these routes.
The City of Stockholm aims to develop a charging Master Plan to oversee and complement the infrastructural development for EVs charging in order to ensure that it is effectively meet the needs of all drivers, including business users.
The City of Stockholm and partners aim to tackle prejudices against EVs by inviting 20 business in the craft, delivery, and taxi sectors to try electric vans for one year. These businesses will be able to lease an electric van for the same cost as a fossil fuel-powered van.
This measure aimed at reducing goods deliveries and hence creating a more accessible and less congested city.
Two pilot actions were implemented to improve conditions for pedestrians in the car-oriented neighbouring districts of Puente de Vallecas and Villa de Vallecas.
The Bicycle Master Plan (2008-2016) is being updated by the City of Madrid. This measure will contribute to reducing overall car trips, decarbonising mobility in Madrid and thereby improving the overall health and air quality of the city.
The objective is to provide an efficient service in order to increase the bus patronage in areas that are suffering a lack of high-quality public transport connectivity and offer.
Within this measure, Madrid City Council cooperated with AVIA, a vehicle manufacturer, to develop a prototype of a 12-ton electric cargo vehicle adapted to the specific needs of Madrid’s urban delivery sector.
The aim of the measure is to inspire and help interested citizens as well as owner of parking facilities with facts and practical advice on how to install EV charging facilities in multifamily houses.
The existing pedestrian crosswalks in the peripheral district of Druzhba are not secure enough and present high risk for accidents leading to injuries and fatalities. This measure is to reduce the number of road accidents and to make walking a safer and more desirable way of travelling in this area.
This measure aimed to provide demand-oriented, fast, regular and reliable public transport services to and from the city centre.
This Use Case is to provide public transport service during the night in Druzhba. It consists of the creation of the new night bus line “Good night” and the promotion of the new service. The main output is the creation of new nightline service, which satisfies the needs of citizens.
The city of Stockholm is piloting two semi-automatic systems for on-street parking surveillance.
The City of Madrid aimed to foster the use of electric vehicles (EVs) by local companies, through expanding charging network and testing electric vehicles with Madrid’s Municipal Transport Enterprise.
Within this measure, the City of Turku cooperated with relevant stakeholders in order to promote the use of biogas for heavy duty freight vehicles.
The city of Madrid conducted a comprehensive road safety study in the demonstration area, complemented by a GIS-based tool and public participation to boost road safety.
This Use Case is to develop an integrated Open Data mobility platform, gathering and providing information from all transport modes, prioritizing the more sustainable ones.
The Municipality of Madrid aims at developing meaningful policy guidelines to address mobility management for vulnerable groups (elderly and children), thus shifting urban mobility in the outskirts from the dominance of car use to active trips and increasing safety in the outskirts of the city.
The Municipality of Madrid designed a smart parking management scheme, including giving priority to HOVs and clean vehicles, and specific parking regulations to encourage good and sustainable urban delivery operations.
The City of Turku and the Regional Council of Southwest Finland developed new planning approaches and tested the possibilities made available by new technologies and social networks (mobile apps, social media) for interactive and participatory planning.
This measure aimed to develop planning processes which enable and support a car independent lifestyle in the Kupittaa district.
In this measure, the city of Turku catalyzes and pilots the development of a MaaS system and services in the city of Turku.
The city of Turku created a new open data interface and platform into which the ticketing system of the public transport system is incorporated.
The objective of this measure is to increase the year-round traffic flows of cycling and walking by making the current infrastructure easier, safer and more comfortable to use
10 different electric vehicles (e-bikes, e-cargo bikes, e-vans, e-cars) were tested together with different awareness raising methods for e-mobility in different city departments.
A pilot bike sharing system (BSS), with 300 bicycles and 37 stations, has implemented in Turku. This measure will provide the first BSS in Turku.
The "ZCC" is an all-in-one key to access a wide number of public services.
MyApp is a human centered e-Government strategy developed not only for citizens, but also for (National and local) governments & businesses.
This website is Sweden’s leading source for facts on environmentally classified cars, light and heavy trucks, clean fuels, and the regulation of and incentives for clean vehicles. It will be developed and updated regularly with more information, for example about electric vehicle charging.
This measure consists in offering companies and residents in Årsta the possibility to test E-cargo bikes for a limited period of time in order to find out whether, and to what extent, these vehicles provide a viable mobility option.
Milan is exploring how a range of sensors and services can be added to lamp posts to transform them into a smart infrastructure for the city, demonstrating how smart technology can add value to people’s lives. The goal was to improve the efficiency of energy use in public lighting.
The use of database is essential in all modern project management. The essential question is hence whether the data collecting and processing changes in the implementation process are open source or the solution is vendor locked. Smarter Together Vienna chose an open source solution based on FIWARE.
Gabrovo has implemented several energy efficiency measures to improve the ecological environment and life quality in the city.
Lamppost infrastructure and street lighting as a whole, are predestined to provide additional services and technologies to cities and their inhabitants. Street lighting is almost everywhere in a more regular pattern and it`s connected to electricity.
An intelligent waste collection system, based on sensor inputs from the underground waste bins and the shafts, is implemented to optimize waste handling and to improve cleanliness and appearance of the historic city center of Reutlingen.
The smartphone applications provides local businesses and restaurants with the opportunity to market offers towards visitors and inhabitants based on geo-localisation technology. The scheme was rolled out within the historic city center of Reutlingen.
The service robot in our Bürgerbüro is an example of how we test digital applications in everyday life. It is the first information point for citizens visiting the city hall and helps increase the working efficiency of the city hall.
Owing to the Sustainability strategy of the city of Ludwigsburg, the municipality aims at optimizing the waste collection routes in the city. As a pilot project the city has installed cameras with inbuilt sensors in the 15 waste bins across the city.
As part of a pilot project to improve air quality in Ludwigsburg, filtration expert MANN+HUMMEL has donated a CityTree to the city. With the CityTree, MANN+HUMMEL would like to test sensors for fine dust or other harmful gases in order to use them in future digital products.
To reduce carbon footprint and improve air quality, 7 diesel vans from the university estate management team of University of Manchester were replaced with new electric leasing vans. The vans are used for delivering mail and operational services.
The goal is to encourage data enabled solutions i.e. solutions which make use of the data available by organising events such as hackathons. Grass root approach adopted to identify citizen challenges, giving participants a guideline on which challenges they could possibly solve using the data.
To provide a new form of green micro mobility to Stockholm citizens, VOI introduced shared dockless electric scooter sharing service in the city.
The initiative aimed at collecting environmental data to monitor air quality focussed on particulate matter.
Several cameras were installed on the main bar street in Eindhoven (Stratumseind) with the aim of better crowd control.
To achieve energy consumption improvement in the whole area, the consortium also addressed other apartment owners present in the area Eckart Vaartbroek by using the WoonConnect tool for the renovation choice.
Predictive control algorithm was used to independently control floors in a Strijp-S office building.
A mixture of ebikes and normal bikes is offered in a station bound bike sharing system located at one of the entrances of Strijp S.
The digital tool WoonConnect is used for the renovation choice in this project, allowing the home owners to see their energy use linked to their day-to-day behaviour and improve their homes.
To encourage walkers, joggers and runners interactive lights are embedded in a footway around two ponds in Eckart.
The SIMmobile is the key outreach, participation and co-creation lab of the Smarter Together project in Vienna.
With the aim of reducing energy consumption by 20% in the existing office buildings in Strijp-S, an innovative concept has been developed to optimise energy consumption while maintaining user comfort. The system allows interactive monitoring and control of HVAC system via mobile application.
Steam pipes were changed to district heating based on water as energy transmitter. The power is supplied via a biomass power plant owned by the municipality.
E-logistics are an important element in modern on-site plant management contributing to a substantial CO2 reduction. Employees's involvement contributes to the acceptable and sustainable innovation dynamics in the plant, increasing its overall competitiveness.
With the aim to improve the sharing of green mobility solutions, 3-5 sharing cars are operated by several contractors in Strijp-S, Eindhoven.
Through the SmartEnCity project, in addition to retrofitting package that will see Tartu’s pilot area buildings fully renovated, the apartments will be supplied with a smart home system that connects to the Cumulocity cloud platform and enables data exchange and monitoring.
With the aim of encouraging the use of bicycles and make this a considerable alternative to cars, the city of Tartu has implemented a city wide bike sharing scheme as part of the SmartEnCity Project. The system consists of public city bikes, parking lots with safety locks and a management system.
MHP is testing its self-developed ParkingSpotter as part of the Living LaB innovation network in Ludwigsburg. The aim of the pilot project is to reduce the amount of traffic in the cul-de-sac, thus reducing the risk of pedestrians, reducing exhaust fumes, saving time for those looking for a parking
The main goals of CUBE 11 are a short planning and construction time as well as a sustainable and energy-efficient operation of the building.
The goal of the use case is to provide open free Wi-Fi to inhabitants and visitors of Strijp-S.
16 bikes were operated by HopperPoint as a service for visitors, workers and inhabitants in Strijp-S.
IMI combines a complex of effective and unique decisions in terms to interior and exterior architecture, structural design, location, museum expositions, advantages for the public, etc.
Barcelona´s big data integration solution aims at developing a semantic model that reflects and connects three domains of interest: mobility, energy, and integrated infrastructures.
The Use Case aims to involve tenants in the process of renovating and maintaining homes owned by the social housing association Woonbedrijf. The digital 3D-tool WoonConnect allows tenants to see the effects of their behaviour (i.e. showering, heating) and the expected results of the renovation.
SANERGY is a low-cost system which aims at purifying soil in combination with extracting energy from groundwater using heat pumps in the Strijp-S district in Eindhoven.
By placing high-tech city beacons, Eindhoven presents revolutionary, multifunctional and interactive information system. The city beacons replace the old (advertising) information displays giving residents, visitors and entrepreneurs access to number of digital and interactive, basic functionalities
The Public Sound Sensor Safety Project consists of sound sensors in the public space that are attached to the smart light poles in the area. This enables to detect specific sounds such as fighting and sound levels in bars or cafes in the main bar street in Eindhoven.
Strijp-S is built as a smart data driven area and hence, needed a strong data backbone. 500km of Fibre Optic(Backbone) cables have been installed in ducts in the Strijp-S district (68 acres) for improving connectivity in the area. The Fibre Optic network acts as a Backbone for data related service.
In Eindhoven, Vinotion implemented a system to do traffic measurement which would help to redefine spatial planning, create safer situation and lower traffic throughput through the city center using an overview camera with real time artificial intelligence using low power hardware.
Unidirectional functional lighting has been installed on a walking path at a pond in Eckart. The special type of lights only shine towards the path and not on the pond to not disturb the local fauna.10 of the 30 poles are equipped with sensors that dim the light according to the usage of the path.
Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) are installed in all residential buildings selected to be refurbished by Naturgy in Barcelona. It aims to inform tenants on how to optimize their consumption and reduce their energy bills, by providing information on real-time electricity and gas consumption.
An electricity demand model based on stochastic approach has been developed by IREC using statistical data from Spain (Time Use Data Surveys).The aim is to influence consumer decisions to improve the their appliances' energy labels.
The data curation service offers access to data generated by the Manchester mobility and energy modules (hosted on the OSIsoft platform) and other related datasets. This service will enable actors within the Corridor to create economic, social and environmental value from Triangulum project data.
A Virtual Power Plant energy management platform, providing the capability to city stakeholders to actively manage Distributed Energy Resource (generation, storage and load) from a single platform.
Energy storage system with Li-Ion batteries which provides bi-directional flexibility. It is aimed for dynamic cycling.
Microgrid management controller, designed to integrate disparate energy assets throughout single stakeholders to deliver improved energy performance within the areas of cost, CO2, flatten peak and effective use of low carbon generation.
The Building Benchmark Assessment is used to identify buildings where energy optimization measures can be implemented and is based on a set of benchmarks developed over time.
The Use case aims at delivering strategic load curtailment in academic buildings via existing BEMS.
The use case aims to deliver strategic load curtailment in student accomodations via existing BEMS.
The Use case aims at delivering strategic load curtailment in public buildings via existing BEMS.
The system is an integral part of the ambition to become grid independent on a campus housing 1 large academic building, an energy centre, a multi-storey car park and accommodation for 900 university students.
In Barcelona, Endesa deployed an innovative “Data Hub”, named Multiservice Concentrator (MSC), allocated in the secondary substation with the aim to serve as a data node, collecting and managing city data.
The Smart Tower is a smart solution that provides enhanced wireless access networks. The aim is to support the growing demand of mobile connectivity in the city for broadband mobile connections, IoT services, etc.
The Virtual Energy Advisor is being developed within the Barcelona Municipality project ‘Take charge of your energy’ with the aim to reduce household electricity consumption by encouraging behavioural changes amongst tenants.
Kindergarten „Slantse“ in Gabrovo is the first certified passive building in Bulgaria. The project was initiated by the municipality and the Centre for Energy Efficiency EnEffect, and received technical support from the Municipal Energy Efficiency Network EcoEnergy.
The smart energy and self-sufficient block aims to reduce electric consumption in tertiary buildings through renewable energy, especially photovoltaic.
The Software Platform called ‘Resource Advisor’ developed by Schneider Electric enables the follow-up of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the evaluation of the impact of energy retrofitting works in a building.
Under the GrowSmarter project, Gas Natural Fenosa has implemented energy refurbishment of three buildings with very different uses , and one of them is a hotel H10 Catedral. The aim is to validate the technical and economic feasibility of executing an energy refurbishment of a tertiary building.
Naturgy has implemented retrofitting actions with the aim of lowering the energy consumption of buildings in nearly 20,000 m2 of residential floor in Barcelona: Canyelles, Ter, Lope de Vega and Melon District.
Within the GrowSmarter project."Smart local thermal districts" is part of the building refurbishment in Ca l’Alier, which combines on-site electricity generation (PVs) with the local existing DHC network, reducing the consumption of fossil primary energy for heating and cooling production.
In Barcelona, an innovative form of Vehicle-to-X (V2X) charging for Electric Vehicles has been implemented. This can increase the renewable energy penetration, energy storage, grid flexibility and facilitate energy management optimization.
Gas Natural Fenosa has implemented energy refurbishment of an Educative center Escola Sert. The aim is to validate the technical and economic feasibility of adding renewable energy generation to a tertiary building in the form of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs) for self-consumption.
Barcelona Municipality has promoted the energy refurbishment of a social housing building in Passeig Santa Coloma with 207 dwellings and over 14,000 m2.
Last mile delivery of goods is a new approach to reducing congestion, lowering emissions and diminishing delivery times in dense urban areas.
Barcelona Municipality has retrofitted two old textile factories, lately abandoned or used as a warehouse. The buildings have been transformed into a new public library (Library Les Corts) and an R&D centre for Smart cities hosting both public and private entities (Ca l’Alier).
The Smart Taxi Pilot in the city of Barcelona makes it possilbe to provide taxi drivers and taxi clients with real time information about taxi availability at each taxi stand through a mobile app.
Naturgy has implemented retrofitting actions to lower the energy consumption in over 12,500 m2 of tertiary floor in Barcelona. Three buildings with very different uses have been retrofitted, and one of them is a Sports Centre, CEM Claror Cartagena.
Urban air pollution is hyper-local. Deadly air pollution varies more than 8x within 200 meters, which is however not reflected on current air pollution maps. AirVeraCity provides people actionable air quality information by accurately measuring air pollution from a mobile platform.
From the city of Stavanger Open data sources, sensor data, weather data and SCADA are streamed, and processed to see co-relation across data sources in real time which is used to maintain and identify improvements in the water and waste water system.
With the aim of enabling road users to travel their routes using the environmentally-friendly transport network and to rely less on their own car, the car sharing facility in Mülheim offers a range of different vehicles. This includes e-cars, e-bikes and also normal cars for long distance.
The Green parking index in Stockholm is designed to encourage alternative forms of transport, thus reducing the demand for the private parking places which must be provided when building new and renovating old housing in Stockholm.
A smart phone application is developped to follow up and influence changes in travel behaviour to a healthier and environmentally friendly travel.
Smart management of traffic signal lights can reduce congestion and make traffic flow more smoothly in cities.
Traffic lights equipped with signal priority systems give environmentally sound trucks a green light faster than others, reducing their travel time. This works as an incentive for cleaner vehicles.
Smarter deliveries cut traffic generated by shopping and provide better information on delivery times, while the use of cleaner vehicles will help to reduce local emissions and noise.
In Stockholm the smart connected city adds sensors to existing fibre-optic network and connects to an Internet of Things (IOT) open data platform to produce real-time information for traffic emissions reduction and manage all aspects of city life and operations.
Construction materials make up 30-40 % of goods moved around modern cities. A centralised logistics depot in Stockholm, using alternative fuel vehicles, can help cut emissions from freight transport drastically.
Within the Grow Smarter project in Stockholm, an automated waste collection system has been implemented in an existing neighborhood. The goal is to enable a cost efficient and smart waste solution for residential areas.
Within the Grow Smarter project, optical sorting technologies have been combined with a smart waste collection system to increase waste recycling rates in multi-family residential areas.
Collecting waste statistics is one sub-solution under the Smart Waste Management measure of Grow Smarter project. It is able to provide feedback to end users on their waste segregation habit.
To enable alternative fuelled heavy vehicles to get a larger share of the market, the City of Stockholm has installed 10 new refuelling stations providing alternative fuels – biogas, ED 95, HVO and RME for hearvy duty vehicles.
Electric Vehicles increase in share of car sales and charging infrastructure is important to facilitate the transition to an improved vehicle fleet in cities. In Stockholm five to ten normal charging stations have installed to satisfy citizen needs.
In Stockholm, a fast charging station within the GrowSmarter project is established by Fortum at the parking facility by McDonald’s restaurant. Fast charging stations could provide electric vehicles with fully charged batteries in less than 30 minutes.
The Active House smart home solution is an intelligent system with a state of the art graphical user interface. This energy tool raises awareness among tenants on energy consumption from areas including electricity, hot water and apartment heating and encourages them to reduce their consumption.
A remote energy saving center called Hubgrade was set up in the three buildings in Stockholm which were refurbished under the grow smarter project. The measure aims at reducing energy bill by taking proactive measures based on 24/7 monitoring.
Under the GrowSmarter project, this measure focusses on energy efficient refurbishment of a residential building from 2007: Brf Årstakrönet, with 56 private condominiums.
The City of Stockholm has implemented energy retrofitting actions in 2 tertiary buildings: a cultural central and an official complex. Both the buildings are named as cultural historical
Under the GrowSmarter project, the City of Stockholm has implemented several energy retrofitting actions in 6 tertiary buildings from 1961 in Valla Torg to decrease energy consumption by 60%, improve indoor comfort and also extend the lifespan of the buildings.
To improve energy efficiency of existing residential buildings by 70% as part of EU Horizon 2020 GrowSmarter Project, renovation measures were undertaken. This includes building envelope insulation, high efficient windows, staircase lighting, elevator and heating system.
City of Turku started with PayiQ city when it and surrounding municipalities wanted to offer mobile ticketing originally to the handheld generation and casual travelers. PayiQ was chosen as a development partner through competitive tendering.
With the aim of having 100% of public transportation buses in Tartu run on gas by 2019, the municipality has purchased 60 new biogas busses for the public transportation network.
Solutions for re-purposing EVs' rather quickly deteriorating but valuable batteries. EV taxis of the private company OU Takso in Tartu will be partially recharged based on renewable energy that is produced on-site with PV panels and stored in used EV batteries improving the yield of the batteries.
With increasing pollution becoming one of the biggest struggles of cities, they have to collect precise air quality data before initiating concrete measures. In this project Telefonica Next uses anonymised mobile network data to calculate air pollution.
In the beginning of the bathing season SUN ECO public service station was installed at the 1st Smiltyne beach (Klaipeda region). It is a multi functional mobile device which uses solar energy and provides air compressor, charging for mobiles, free WiFi, call button to invite lifeguard assistance.
The Strijp-S district in Eindhoven was used as a testing ground for a 2 week process to organise public consultation using integration of multiple information technologies. The Live Lab, a virtual and physical platform for sharing knowledge and ideas was used to co-create a green square in Strijp.
Two Ope modules have been built in an office at Sparebank. The goal is to enable improved work environment by identifying needs and wants and creating inventory that is adjusted to these - without impacting the environment with waste or unnecessary mass production of inventory.
Municipal websites though very informative are very difficult for people to navigate. The virtual assistance - Kira- was implemented as a service by Boost AI on the web page of Sandefjord Municipality, to help citizens with getting to the information easily.
The bus company in Stavanger planned to replace a ferry connection with bus routes. The web application from Maptrends delivered unique insights based on real time information collected from anonymised SIM card data which helped the company with planning the most cost effective and convenient routes
Digital Calligraffiti is a interactive light table for realtime projection of new artistic forms, citizens' inclusion and intercultural dialogue. It connects people at public spaces.
Vinzenz group, biggest health care provider in Austria aimed at reducing energy consumption. A tailor-made monitoring software platform for targeted analysis of energy consumption, especially in cooling and heating technologies was installed by Solvera Lynx
The city of Wuppertal aimed to create a digital infrastructure as a communication medium between city and citizens in public space. To support the municipality, Stroeer Media provided the city with the necessary digital infrastructure to setup digital city communication system.
BTC, a multipurpose facility in Slovenia aimed at reducing their overall energy consumption and adhere to the ISO 50001 standard. Solvera Lynx offered an innovative solution for smart energy management (EM) based on wireless LoRaWA technology.
DUOL wanted to improve the after sales service for their air domes. A Smart Air Dome monitoring and management solution was installed by Solvera Lynx, which enables remote monitoring and management of the air dome status and its subsystems.
The Novo Mesto Municipality identified a need to adopt sustainable energy management solutions and infrastructure upgrades in the public buildings to reach their desired economic performance goals. Hence, a comprehensive tailor made energy management system from Solvera Lynx was installed.
Citymatica is a communication platform that helps Sandona to create trusted and effective communication environment between the city and citizens. It is always available and very easy to operate. Citymatica enables personalized communication with individual citizen, that is relevant by content.
Salonit Anhovo, the biggest cement production factory in Slovenia has the goal to reach the top 10 % most energy-efficient cement factories in the European Union. To support Salonit Anhovo with their energy management goals, Solvera Lynx is supporting them with LoRaWAN technology.
Breeze Technologies is creating a citizen-driven air quality sensing network in the district Rothenburgsort in Hamburg, Germany.
To help real estate developer in Amhersfoost with fulfilling their future resident needs, Buildr, a mobile/web application which facilitates interaction between was developed. The aims is to increase customer appreciation for and participation towards project development result.