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H2GO

While electric battery vehicles are becoming a popular alternative to motorised vehicles, they still face some challenges in terms of range, cost, and limited charging infrastructure in some cities. Hydrogen fuel cell batteries could help to tackle these challenges. A consortia comprised...

Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) retrofit solutions for cities and regions

Speeding is the major cause of traffic accidents. As of this year, new vehicles have to be equipped with Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) systems that make sure that a vehicle does not exceed the legal speed limit. From 2024, this...

Urban Mobility Changemaker (UMChange)

The Urban Mobility Changemaker is a course for urban mobility executives and professionals who will learn about change management, leadership, and innovation, as well as gain insights from current research in the field of urban mobility. Through a series of workshops and...

SEATING 

Public benches and seats are often seen as minor design objects in urban planning. Yet they are essential to support social interactions in public spaces, and providing a place to rest for pedestrians, cyclists, children, or for anyone who wants...

Urban Air Traffic Management Development and Demonstration

More cities are seeking urban air mobility solutions to manage the flow of goods and services and decrease dependence on motorised vehicles to achieve environmental sustainability targets by reducing air pollution and minimising carbon emissions.   The project will build and...
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Cleanergy 4 Micromobility 

The rise of shared e-scooters in cities reduces car usage and helps achieve sustainable mobility goals but challenges related to shared public space between pedestrians, cyclists and micromobility users, operating costs, and ensuring clean sources of energy persist.  To this...

ECOSWAP

To help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as well as air and noise pollution, the ECOSWAP project is promoting the uptake of e-motorbikes by offering a battery swapping system to existing and new motorbike riders. Instead of having to pay for...

Urban Mobile Charging (UMC)

By 2030, 33 million electrical vehicle owners in Europe will need efficient charging. UMC is creating an on-demand electric vehicle charging service called NIMBEE which will operate in Žilina, Slovakia; Helmond, the Netherlands, and Braunschweig, Germany.  Instead of drivers needing...

IPA2X

The IPA2X project is helping to achieve zero accidents and decrease fatalities in urban areas. It will improve pedestrian safety by implementing a service of autonomous robots to assist pedestrians cross streets, notify nearby vehicles of the pedestrians’ movements, and identify...

LivingLAPT

Cities need help to reduce emissions, ensure the safety and mobility of cyclists and pedestrians, and improve quality of life for citizens. Autonomous bus shuttles can be a game changer for cities to address many of these challenges. However, current solutions...

UAM Plazza Accelerator 

As part of Toulouse Metropole’s flagship accelerator and incubator centre, B612, the Urban Air Mobility Plazza Accelerator multi-year programme will assist a minimum of 10 start-ups developing urban air mobility solutions from across Europe focusing on environmentally sustainable logistics and...

5GTurbo Accelerator  

The 5G Turbo Accelerator will support up to 20 start-ups to address key challenges in urban mobility with a focus on developing 5G technologies and services to improve traffic efficiency and traffic management, smart parking options, and road safety solutions,...

E+Mobility Accelerator 

E+Mobility is one of the thematic accelerator programmes of the Business Creation sector, and a continuation of the EIT Urban Mobility Hub South Acceleration Programme. The accelerator aims to support at least 10 start-ups in 2022 focusing on mobility and...

Sustainable City Logistics Accelerator 

The Sustainable City Logistics Accelerator selects 10 start-ups per year to develop products and services to improve urban freight and goods transport. The participating start-ups benefit from an experienced consortium of seven industry and university partners and receive access to...

Accelerating transitions to zero-carbon sustainable urban mobility systems

This four-week Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) focusing on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport and transition to a more environmentally sustainable urban mobility future, will improve the knowledge of current professionals. Conducted by transport and urban planning...

IoT applications for cities

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to networks of technologically enabled physical objects that can communicate with each other to exchange data and interact with their external surroundings. This allows remote access and control of smart devices which has been...

Scale-up Programme 

The Scale-up Programme will promote the proposed solutions of 12 mature European scale-ups, introduce them to different stakeholders, and provide access to mentors, learning sessions, and events. Additionally, seven of the participants will have the opportunity to access funding, on...

Energy & Public Realm Accelerator

The Public Realm Accelerator supports start-ups working on mobility- and energy-related activities to improve the quality of life for residents in European cities. The Accelerator, through interventions created by its start-ups, aims to achieve better design, use and management of...

Kids First (K1)

Schools are important spaces in the city and often a second home for children. In Barcelona, Spain, and Milan, Italy, K1 (Kids First) is working on improving the safety of children’s access to school by introducing traffic calming, more green...

FlexCurb

FlexCURB is improving urban last-mile logistics by creating a planning platform and associated driver’s app to maximise use of curbside spaces. Curbside management refers to the techniques, and practices used to administrate curbside spaces in high-demand, multi-use areas. The app and platform...