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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...

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...

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...

From 29 May to 1 April, Žilina will host the first edition of Citython 2022, a three-day hybrid hackathon is focused on smart mobility, in the context of climate-resilient cities, public engagement and extreme weather and humanitarian emergencies. During the hackathon days, multidisciplinary teams of students and professionals of different backgrounds and expertise from all over Europe will compete with the goal of coming up with the best solutions to urban mobility challenges faced by the...

Over the last four days, the latest edition of the Mobile World Congress (MWC Barcelona 2022) has been held, bringing together companies related to the world of technological innovation. From world-leading companies to the latest disruptive start-ups, they are all looking to influence the future of connected technology and will shape tomorrow. The congress integrated once again the event 4YFN (Four Years From Now), which was the ideal place to connect with startups and discover which innovative...

CARNET, in collaboration with CASA SEAT, is starting a new series of events called “CARNET Insights on Future Mobility”. Monthly sessions will bring together insights from mobility experts and key stakeholders in the sector. The first session will be taking place on 15 February at 18:30 at CASA SEAT with a debate dedicated to discovering the latest innovations in the on-demand transport sector. During the first event, Lidia Signor, Combined Mobility Manager at the International Association of...

On 16 December 2021, Dr. Lluís Jofre Roca, Academic Director at CARNET, was part of the panel of experts participating at the Technological Innovation Day on Sustainable Mobility, hosted by Tecno and Clúster Digital. During the event, it was made clear that the mobility sector is going through a pivotal moment to develop new services to make citizens’ lives easier. During the session, the main trends that power the sector were explained, including Mobility as a...

The General Consulate of Hungary organized the "Smart Cities: Smart Future" workshop and networking event on 18 November 2021 in collaboration with the Digitális Jólét Program Nonprofit Ltd. (#DigitalSuccessProgramme) and #HiQGlobal. The event was held at Real Club de Tennis in Barcelona and the line-up was packed with smart city experts. To start with, Joan Duran Bofarull, Director General for Innovation and Digitalization from Generalitat de Catalunya, and Dóra Zakar, from Digitális Jólét Program, delivered keynotes speeches,...

Autopistas and Abertis Mobility Services, CARNET, RACC, Saba, Banco Sabadell, and SEAT S.A. have collaborated in the preparation of the study, developed by Factual and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) The study “Mobility as Service (MaaS) in Catalonia: Challenges and Opportunities”, explores the viability of this new ecosystem in Catalonia and the requirements to support the growth of this sector The results of the study will be presented on November 30th in...