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INTERGEO 2020 | Free...
We're happy again to be part of this years digital INTERGEO. This years focus is on BIM in urban and district development, digital twin, data management & IoT for cities, data for traffic and mobility solutions as well as strategy and security topics. We are powering the Smart City Help Desk. And on a side note, we were able to secure some free tickets for our community . You also can invite your colleagues! Please send us an E-Mail to: email@example.com so we can send you the ticket.
Have your say on...
EIT Urban Mobility is working hard to understand the main challenges and strategies as well as the external factors that influence the design of urban mobility projects. However, your input is required to provide a full picture. EIT Urban Mobility has designed a survey to gather insights on the effects the coronavirus crisis has had on urban mobility strategies and priorities - and which measures have been taken to react to the pandemic. All insights gathered via the survey will be analysed by a European consortium currently working on a handbook to support cities in making their urban mobility systems more resilient and sustainable while taking the current pandemic as an opportunity for that transformation. The handbook will provide an evaluation of the mobility measures taken during the pandemic, a few months after their implementation. Cities participating in the survey will all be acknowledged in the study and all dissemination activities following publication. Likewise, cities selected among the respondents will be invited to share their experience at events, webinars, and workshops. Interested in having your say? You can contribute via the survey link . Contribution will be collected until 31 October 2020. For any questions regarding this survey, please contact Yoann Le Petit, EIT Urban Mobility ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
NORDIC EDGE EXPO IN...
SMAVARD honours the most innovative implementations in the Smart City market Stavanger, Norway. Helsingborg was announced as the winner of the third edition of the SMART CITY IMPLEMENTATION AWARD 2020 (SMAVARD) on September 23. The awards ceremony took place during the conference broadcast from the Nordic Edge Expo Stavanger Studio, Norway, and recognizes implementations with highly innovative potential to disrupt the status quo of the existing Smart City market. A professional jury of Smart City experts selected the winners who showed the greatest potential of revolutionising the existing Smart City market. Although it was a tough decision to make, the panel of experts from the City of Stockholm, University of Applied Science Düsseldorf, the Smart City platform BABLE and the British Embassy, led by Dr. Olaf Kranz - Head of Science & Innovation Germany, Switzerland & Austria at the British Embassy Berlin, came to a mutual agreement on the winner of the SMAVARD 2020: a three-pipe waste water system implemented in the City of Helsingborg (Sweden). OVERALL WINNER City of Helsingborg 2nd SPECIAL MERITS - Sensing and ICT Breeze Technologies 2nd SPECIAL MERITS - ENERGY EFFICIENCY City of Vienna 2nd SPECIAL MERITS - MOBILITY MAHLE GmbH 3rd RUNNER UP - Sensing and ICT City of Stockholm 3rd RUNNER UP - ENERGY EFFICIENCY Venios GmbH 3rd RUNNER UP - Mobility City of Eindhoven Additional special mention Mobility Konya Metropolitan Municipality
SMAVARD SMART CITY...
Have you / your city, region, company or start-up implemented an innovative solution that helps to improve urban life? If you can answer 'yes' to this question, you are invited to apply for the third round of SMAVARD - the Smart city implementation Award in Stavanger, which will be presented at the climax of this year’s digital Nordic Edge Conference. The Nordic Edge Conference and BABLE are searching for implementations with a highly innovative potential to disrupt the status quo and revolutionise existing markets. Questions or ready to confirm your application? View the graphic above for more information or send an e-mail email@example.com . Applications are due by 14 September noon at 11:59am! HOW TO APPLY? Have you implemented an innovative technology in cities to improve quality of life? Apply for the SMAVARD and upload your Use Case on the BABLE Use Case Database. 1. Sign up on BABLE www.bable-smartcities.eu 2. Confirm your E-Mail 3. Create a page for your company / city 4. Upload your Use Case. 5. Write a short Mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can confirm your application. more information + Application email@example.com
Impact Mobility: Virtual...
The time of procrastination is over. The Impact Mobility: Virtual Summit unites public and private transport leaders to deliver on-demand low-emission mobility services and create a sustainable business model for its emerging players. Europe is undergoing a revolution in urban mobility as cities outlaw ICE vehicles to meet ambitious zero emission targets whilst working to meet the evolving needs of the on-demand consumer. From Mobility as a Service and final mile logistics to public transportation and E-mobility, data will be the critical enabler bringing together fragmented stakeholder groups and ushering in a new era of urban transportation. Data will be the critical enabler bringing together fragmented stakeholder groups and ushering in a new era of urban transportation Join executive leaders from stakeholders across the value chain for two days of focused content and extensive network to discuss, debate and shape the future of urban mobility. https://reutersevents.com/events/mobility-eu/
Why are some cities hotspots for science and innovation and others aren’t? What will be the role of science in future cities after the Coronavirus pandemic? Are universities turning into mini Smart Cities? Join our virtual event series Universities & Research Organisations – Key Drivers of Future Smart Cities filled with insights from leading innovation experts from Germany and the UK. Co-organised by the UK Science and Innovation Network Germany (SIN), the German U15, the Imperial College London and BABLE, this five-part series we will explore the special roles that universities, research and innovation will play in the future of urban areas. The session dates and topics are as follows. All sessions will occur on the respective dates from 08:30-11:00 GMT / 09:30-12:00 CET: Tuesday, 26 May 2020 | Post Corona Future - The Role of Cities & Universities Tuesday, 9 June 2020 | Approaches to Transform Cities into Smart Urban Areas Tuesday, 23 June 2020 | Innovation Districts: Cities as Hotspots for Research and Innovation Tuesday, 7 July 2020 | University Campus and Research Architectures of the Future – Are University Campuses Turning into Mini Smart Cities? Tuesday, 21 July 2020 | Open Science, Open City, Open Society – Interactions between Science, City and Society Learn more and register for one or more sessions of this free event series at: https://key-drivers.bable-smartcities.eu/
CE3 funding opportunity
Grow your business across borders with CE3 Funding! After a careful review, it has been noticed that students hardly consider international activities in their start-up projects. Interreg CE3 - the Crossborder Entrepreneurial Energy Education project - has been established between Germany and the Netherlands with goal of making students of the participating regions, with support from BABLE , aware of cross-border entrepreneurship at an early stage when developing their start-up projects. If you are a Student enrolled in a University in Baden-Württemberg and are thinking of starting your own business, take this opportunity to develop your start-up idea and expand your world! In times of home isolation, you might have more time available to think, so use this chance to come up with an innovative idea, to build your prototype, to engage with coaching and to turn your start-up into an international business. Within the CE3 Interreg project, BABLE has established an open call that provides funding for your start-up activities across borders. Important information: - 3 chances to participate in the call: 04.05.2020 until 29.05.2020, 06.07.2020 until 31.07.2020 and 07.09.2020 until 02.10.2020. Within two weeks after the respective call closes, you will be given a decisive answer on whether you will get the funding. - Amount between € 500 and € 5.000. It's not a loan, you don't have to pay the money back. You just have to show us what you intend spend the money on. - Your idea/project/start-up must consider Germany and Netherlands crossborder activities. (Eg. a link with students from Netherlands, or products being bought or sold in the Netherlands). Any project idea or existing start-up younger than 2 years old, run by students from Baden Württemberg, is eligible for funding. Funding will be granted to (start-up) activities in the following sectors: Life Sciences / Medical / Biotechnology / Healthcare Energy- and environmental technology Logistics Nano- and micro-technology / materials / high-tech materials Agrofood business Creative sector Are you interested? Fill in a short pre-application form and convince us why you need some extra money. You can do this by either answering the questions about your start-up or project or by uploading a short video, flyer, pitch or presentation. Within five days we'll get back to you to. If your application meets the criteria, we'll fill in the formal application form together. Do you have further questions? Please contact Ronaldo Valentim or Jana Helder .
City partners wanted!
Whether you are working in local government or are looking for a city partner, check out the new online tool for help finding new partners for several EIT Urban Mobility Calls for Projects 2020 and 2021 (closing this April). Cities are especially invited to browse existing partner searches across all funding areas and leave a post with their expression of interest. Here are some of the opportunities for cities to apply: Call 2021 Innovation: Focusing on testing, piloting and implementing services and products in transport with a high Technology Readiness Level. Call 2021 Business Creation: Get in touch and nurture start-ups which are developing some groundbreaking products and services to solve your urban mobility challeges. Call 2021 Future Mobility Factory: Ready for scaling? Receive process-support funding to bring your urban solutions to scale. Call 2020 and 2021 Citizen Engagement: Create a citizen engagement platform and best practice sharing, and developing novel engagement methodologies to empower public participation. Call 2021 Academy: Developing course concepts that especially target the need within city administrations as part of the EIT Urban Mobility Competence Hub. Moreover, cities from the following countries Greece, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, and Slovenia are particularly encouraged to leave an expression of interest under the Call 2020 Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS). Here are all links to the Calls for Proposals and partner search tool: - Call for Proposals for activities to be implemented in 2020 on the topics of Citizen Engagement or Regonial Innovation Scheme (RIS) . Deadline submission of proposals: 30 April 2020 - Call for Proposals for activities to be implemented in 2021 on Innovation, Business Creation, Education, Factory (scaling of solutions), Citizen Engagement or Regonial Innovation Scheme (RIS) . Deadline Notification of Intent: 30 April 2020. Deadline for submission of proposals: 14 May 2020. - Tool to f acilitate partner search and networking
About ISC - view our...
Interested in learning more about the Packaged Investment for Smart Cities (ISC), BABLE's innovative financing instrument that facilitates aggregated demand bundling for electric fleets, electric charging stations and related infrastructure and services ? Our PDF slide decks with our current offer are available in English and German to walk you through the process and how to join: Electric Fleets with BABLE Electrischer Fuhrpark mit BABLE Please reach out to our team with any questions or expression of interest. Contact information is provided in the slide decks. We look forward to hearing from you!