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The Scale-up Programme, financed by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, has identified the 13 most promising startups with solutions for sustainable urban mobility. These companies will now take part in one of the two programme paths, being Path A focused on providing visibility or Path B oriented towards the performance of a pilot within a European city and allow them to...

5G TURBO is an acceleration program supported by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union The programme is developed by a consortium formed by NextMove, CTAG, CARNET, NFF, Mobile World Capital and FundingBox Vigo hosted on July 6th and 7th the Demo Day of the European 5G TURBO Accelerator Pogramme, co-funded by EIT Urban Mobility. This event marked the first face-to-face meeting between...

The 10 urban air mobility startups with the best potential to improve mobility in European cities were chosen for the European accelerator programme The accelerator kick-off took place in early July in Toulouse and will end with demo days in December. The project is co-funded by EIT Urban Mobility and will be led by Toulouse Metropole, with the collaboration of CARNET, Aerospace Valley, and Ferrovial Many applications were received from all around Europe and associated countries....

A consortium of European partners led by CARNET launched the third edition of FURNISH (https://furnish.tech/), our ground-breaking project dedicated to building new social spaces in European streets. This third edition, named FURNISH-KIDS, is focused on the co-creation of urban elements with children, aiming to incorporate the capacity of kids to envision the future by using a diverse sample of design techniques. Indeed, children naturally interact with the space whenever they feel instigated by it. These spaces,...

After the successful first edition in Zilina, Citython 2022 brought the second edition of its annual event to Kosice (Slovakia) on 1-3 July. An urban mobility hackathon focused on urban data, smart mobility, urban planning and crisis management, gathered participants with expertise in urban planning, engineering, data science, transport, IT and business creation from all around Europe split into teams that competed against each other to drive innovation to address the key challenges the city of...

New Trends on Urban Mobility (NewUM), a project co-funded by the EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, will kick off its lectures on 15 September 2022 with a welcome keynote by Carlos Romaní (former Director of International and Regulatory Affairs at SEAT S.A.). This course, which helps us advance towards mobility 4.0, will aim to provide new knowledge and effective skills to...

MAPPO (MAP+APP+POllution), is a mobile application created to search for alternative less polluted routes to move from place to place within the cities of Barcelona, Terrassa and other nearby locations. It has been developed by a group of ten students from the Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering (ETSETB). MAPPO shows three alternative routes to make the same itinerary: the shortest route, the less polluted route and the intermediate route. The app has been designed as part...

From 1 July to 3 July 2022 the city of Košice will host the second edition of Citython 2022, a global competition where students, innovators and enthusiasts from different fields related to urban mobility are invited to participate in close teamwork to develop creative solutions, innovative ideas and contribute to a sustainable future of the city. Citython aims to bring together multidisciplinary teams of students and professionals of different backgrounds to develop solutions that address the...

Within the framework of LogiSmile, the autonomous delivery device called Ona was tested in the city of Esplugues de Llobregat (Spain) between 7 and 10 June. This project is co-funded by the EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union. The robot was piloted on a 750-meter track that mixed roads and pedestrian areas. The pilot scope included the validation of the autonomous navigation system,...

On 9 June, Dr. Estanislau Roca, architect and member of CARNET’s academic board, participated in the opening ceremony of the Fifth Week of Spanish Architecture at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran. During the act, Spain's Ambassador to Iran Ángel Losada introduced the two invited exposers, Dr. Estanislau Roca and Francisco Mangado, whose work will be on display at the Paiz Gallery. Dr. Estanislau Roca is a renowned architect whose research focuses on the public space and...