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A few days ago, the third pilot of the Logismile Project took place in Debrecen, Hungary. The test period took place between the 8th and 18th of November. After one and a half week’s data gathering and preparation phase, the Debrecen pilot concluded in a demonstration experiment. The public presentation of ONA was held in Piac street, Debrecen at 13:00h, on the 17th of November, 2022. During the full duration of the project, two different robots are...

A few days ago, on the 15th of November, one of the most important events in Urban Mobility took place in Barcelona: The Women in Urban Mobility project Annual Summit. This event, organised by CARNET and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), was the icing on the cake of the project. It gathered together the whole network of women (and men) that belong to the ecosystem of urban mobility, which seeks to create synergies between UM professionals...

CARNET organised the VIII Symposium on Urban Mobility Challenges, held on 14 November at the Campus Nord of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC). The event brought together international experts from the industrial sector and the academic world, who talked about Public-Private Partnerships in Urban Mobility to Accelerate Innovation. The speakers discussed how the pandemic is accelerating the digitalization of many sectors and areas and how digital twins can help improve mobility and transportation. The opening session was conducted by the three founding partners of CARNET: Prof....

The automotive and mobility sectors are developing rapidly. Several levels of disruption are making structural changes to the sector, such as new stricter emission standards and decarbonisation as part of the new concepts of more sustainable mobility, connectivity, and ongoing digitisation. All these changes have an impact on the professional future of workers throughout the value chain and across all the existing organisational levels. The new jobs that will emerge will require a combination of different skills...

The International Mobility Congress took place in Sitges on 25-26 October. In this context, CARNET was invited to various activities. Dr. Monika Bachofner participated in a round table about global experiences in sustainable mobility. What in the West is already considered outdated, in emerging countries can represent a revolution. Experiences and success stories from three different continents were presented during the session, considering also how to boost relationships between such diverse territories and improve their cooperation links. As...

For the eighth consecutive year, CARNET is organising the Symposium on Urban Mobility Challenges, this year focusing on Public-Private Partnerships in Urban Mobility to Accelerate Innovation and held, as it has been traditionally, at the Campus Nord of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC). As in prior editions, CARNET will bring together speakers from the industrial sector and the academic world, to present their knowledge of new technologies and the latest innovations related to...

Within the framework of LogiSmile, a project co-funded by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, our autonomous delivery robot PLUTO is being piloted in the city of Hamburg starting on October 20. The robot will be tested on the homePORT, specifically at the south end of the old Elbtunnel, and will demonstrate an autonomous logistic concept for last-mile delivery. The demonstration will feature...

FlexCurb, a project co-funded by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, and intended to improve logistics management, has introduced 4 living labs in 4 cities: Leuven, Funchal, Strasbourg and Toulouse with the objective to identify, collect and understand more about parking areas and solve problems occurring in those areas. This better understanding will help minimize conflicts over pedestrian zones and unwanted cargo...

During the launch event of two new pilots at the Milano Rogoredo station, developed within the EIT Urban Mobility’s #ChallengeMyCity Milan programme, a workshop to engage with the local citizens and get their feedback was conducted by CARNET on 4 October. The citizen engagement activity developed by CARNET, was aimed at evaluating the implementation of new innovative sustainable mobility services at the station; a secure bike parking area, installed by the start-up Don Cicleto, and a solar-powered...

Citython 2022 brought its first New European Bauhaus (NEB) edition with the event in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) on 30 September - 2 October. A hackathon focused on the NEB values of re-connecting with nature, re-gaining a sense of community and belonging, and prioritising the places and people that need it the most. The event gathered participants with expertise in urban planning, architecture, engineering, data science, transport, IT, and business creation from all around the world, split into...