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List of projects where this technology is being implemented.

MAtchUP

What do we want our cities to be? What does Smart mean? Which services and innovations do citizens and stakeholders really need? These are key questions for MAtchUP that aims at transforming cities through innovative solutions and technologies at the service of local communities. MAtchUP looks at ... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC-1-2016-2017 - Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

SMARTER TOGETHER

The European lighthouse cities Vienna (Austria), Munich (Germany) and Lyon (France), the follower cities Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Venice (Italy), the observer cities Kiev (Ukraine) and Yokohama (Japan) come together to improve citizens’ quality of life. SMARTER TOGETHER... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2015: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

SmartEnCity

Cities play a key role in fighting climate change. Energy demand and CO2 emissions are particularly high in urban areas. At the same time, urban density allows more alternatives for energy-efficient housing, eco-friendly transport and service provision. SmartEnCity’s vision is to create Smart Zero... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2015: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

Sharing Cities

The demonstration districts in lighthouse cities Lisbon (Portugal), London (United Kingdom) and Milan (Italy) will implement replicable urban digital solutions and collaboration models. The Royal Borough of Greenwich in London, Porta Romana/Vettabbia in Milan and downtown Lisbon will retrofit... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2015: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

REPLICATE

The REPLICATE project will generate smart city business models, and tailor-made solutions in the areas of energy, transport and ICT. There will be pilot actions in energy efficiency, efficient and sustainable transport and integrated infrastructures. The key to the project’s approach is in... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2015: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

Triangulum

The three point project Triangulum is one of the European Smart Cities and Communities Lighthouse Projects, set to demonstrate, disseminate and replicate solutions and frameworks for Europe’s future smart cites. The flagship cities Manchester (UK), Eindhoven (NL) and Stavanger (NO) serve as a... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2014 Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

REMOURBAN

REMOURBAN is a lighthouse project whose ultimate goal is to design and validate a urban regeneration model in the cities of Nottingham (United Kingdom), Valladolid (Spain) and Tepebasi/Eskisehir (Turkey), while maximizing its replication potential in two follower cities, Seraing (Belgium) and... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2014 Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

GrowSmarter

GrowSmarter aims to stimulate city uptake of smart solutions by using the three Lighthouse cities Stockholm (Sweden), Cologne (Germany) and Barcelona (Spain) as a way to showcase 12 Smart City solutions: from advanced information and communication technology and better connected urban mobility, to... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2014 Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

mySMARTLife Helsinki

Where history and presence lead into a smart future

 

Helsinki, the capital of Finland, has a population of over 626,300 inhabitants and greater Helsinki does even count up to 1.4 million. Helsinki is Finland´s major political, educational, financial, cultural and research centre as well as one of northern Europe´s major cities.

 

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Stardust Trento

The city of Trento has been classified annually as one of the top five Italian cities for providing optimal quality of life. It wishes to develop more energy-efficient buildings, a greener urban mobility scheme and novel energy resources to improve the welfare of its citizens.

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Stardust Tampere

The city of Tampere has the second largest, attractive and growing metropolitan area in Finland. It aims to be an internationally known, attractive and smart city for companies and citizens to invest on. It is highly regarded in the Smart Cities arena at a European and at a national level. It aims to develop projects that promote the use of renewable energy, better healthcare programmes and smart cities solutions and wants the city to be carbon-neutral by 2030 through digital solutions, new business innovations and smart infrastructure.

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Stardust Pamplona

The city of Pamplona is considered to be the city with the highest quality of life in Spain. Also, it is highly regarded for developing its energy grid based renewable energy resources (RES).                              

Other than providing RES to the community, it will other smart and sustainable solutions for its communities by empowering and protecting the citizens through fair and socially inclusive actions.

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MAtchUP Antalya

As an international showcase city, Antalya looks forward to achieving sustainable local development by providing a high quality of life, skilled employment and competitive service, agricultural and clean industries.

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MAtchUP Dresden

Dresden is a city of knowledge and skills. Almost half of all workers have scientific and technological careers or have studied a subject in that field. The people of Dresden have a deep-rooted tradition of engineering and openness towards new technologies. The interdisciplinary collaboration between businesses and research facilities helps move Dresden forward.

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MAtchUP Valencia

Valencia is a coastal town located in the midst of a large metropolitan area. The current City Hall Government is decidedly committed to innovation and sustainability as the basis of a new model of global social development that respects both people and the environment. Under the MAtchUp program, Valencia will develop a total of 52 innovative actions in regard to energy, mobility and ICT in various neighbourhoods.

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MAtchUP

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What do we want our cities to be?
What does Smart mean?
Which services and innovations do citizens and stakeholders really need?

These are key questions for MAtchUP that aims at transforming cities through innovative solutions and technologies at the service of local communities.

MAtchUP looks at  cities as complex environments animated by multiple communities with common problems, needs and expectations to be satisfied and improved through a net increase in resilience, liveability and expertise.