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GENERation Nature

Areas where cities meet natural parks often exhibit environmental degradation. Yet, these border zones hold great potential for reconnecting citizens with nature. Similarly, the needs of people at transitional stages of life, such as the young and elderly, are often...

CoolCo’s – Cooling corners and corridors

Europe’s rapidly rising temperatures change our cities to boiling and unliveable spaces in which vulnerable communities suffer more with devastating consequences; heat-related deaths are higher among these populations. Additionally, as most public spaces are overly dedicated to recreational or hospitality...

LogiSmile – 2nd year

Due to the skyrocketing popularity of e-commerce, the amount of goods to be delivered in metropolitan areas will increase dramatically in the next few years. Additionally, deliveries are becoming more frequent and fragmented. Current logistics practices in urban centres have...

SimpleCharge Rent

This project addresses the issue of access to electric vehicle charging stations. Latvian startup Simple Charge’s charging stations and business model offers a cost-effective alternative for cities to increase access to electric vehicle (EV) charging without significant infrastructure investment. Simple...

ROAD System

This project promotes the uptake of transportation via bicycle by improving infrastructure and safety. Social Tech Projects’ ROAD System is a road scanning tool uses Internet of Things (IoT) devices installed on bicycles to collect various types of data from...

BOUT x Paris

In many cities the water transportation system is fragmented and underutilised, with a high number of individual players. As currently most water transportation operators sell their services through individual websites and agencies, it is difficult for supply to meet demand....

ADK-S

In 2019, there were 4,628 pedestrian and 2,777 cyclist fatalities on EU roads. A.D Knight aims to prevent pedestrian and cyclist fatalities and improve traffic safety. Israeli startup A.D Knight developed a real-time traffic monitoring and accident detection sensing safety...

Karos Mobility

Everyday approximately 40,000 people commute to industrial estates outside of the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. The majority of these trips are made by private, single occupancy vehicles. The challenge addressed by this project is to optimise commuting by reducing the...

Luna Systems

Errant shared e-scooter behaviour, including disorderly and illegal parking which creates trip hazards/obstacles, has become an issue in Istanbul and many cities across Europe. This project aimed to prevent disorderly and illegal parking of shared e-scooters, so that cities can...

Dreamwaves’ waveIn

This project focused on improving the accessibility of indoor public transport solutions for blind and visually impaired people. The waveIn solution, developed by Dreamwaves, is a hands-free intuitive audio augmented reality app for indoor navigation. Dreamwaves places virtual waypoints in...

VOOVOO

This project addressed dangerous driving behaviour for commercial car-sharing and car rental companies to improve safety, fuel economy and operational costs. It aimed to increase the adoption of car-sharing services by providing hosts with a cost-effective solution to upgrade fleet...

SWITCH 

SWITCH software, for the management of shared mobility fleets, is based on machine learning and artificial intelligence technology which analyses and considers local events and utilises travel data and the characteristics of the city, to suggest the best distribution of...

ProperGate

Many small and medium sized companies managing logistics operations find it difficult to compete with larger players in the industry due to their largely paper-based or manual processes. This can cause inefficiencies, increased costs and unnecessary emissions. ProperGate’s solution digitises...

Parkunload

Cities worldwide face the challenge of accommodating the growing parking demand of urban freight and delivery vehicles, impacting traffic congestion, urban mobility, air quality and the well-being of citizens and commercial drivers. Parking problems in loading and delivery zones include:...

H2CargoBike

CTS H2 and One Less Van aim to develop and commercialise H2CargoBike. H2CargoBike will be the first cargo bike powered by a fuel cell hydrogen stack with swappable cylinder. The biggest competitive advantage of H2CargoBike will be its lightweight carbon...

SCREEN

The SCREEN project is focused on making biking safer and more enjoyable for everyone. By using smart technology SCREEN analyses bike paths and roads, to pinpoint areas that need improvement. The project integrates various technological tools such as pre-processed images,...

Sustainbuilt

The Sustainability in the Built Environment programme is an innovative eight-week learning journey presented by RMIT Europe with RMIT Online. This dynamic initiative is designed to empower individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to drive meaningful change in urban...

Spot the Bias

We all want mobility services to work well. However, people have very different mobility needs and movement patterns which are often not taken into account when planning mobility solutions. This is precisely where the Inclusive Mobility Academy comes in. This...

MobilityLead

The EIT Urban Mobility Leadership Programme aspires to be an agent of change in urban mobility by transforming the leadership landscape. It seeks to foster the growth of high-potential leaders within the public sector, equipping them with the skills and...

DigitMob

The ‘Digitalizing Mobility: Practices, Trends, Solutions’ professional course aims to equip industry stakeholders, such as public transport operators, city entities, policy makers, NGOs and mobility companies, with the insights and understandings required to address the challenges of information communication technologies...