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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 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 What in the West is already considered outdated, in emerging countries can represent a revolution.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...

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...

CARNET was recognized with the bronze award during the 2022 edition of the Eventoplus Awards for the Autonomous Driving Challenge 2021, taking place during the Smart City Expo World Congress in 2021. The award was honored in the “Best Participation in Trade Fairs” category, competing against some of the largest event organizations in the industry. The ceremony was held in Madrid on 20 September, in a venue with more than 600 assistants. There, CARNET had the...

The new office spaces of CARNET were officially inaugurated on Monday, 19 September 2022, at the new location at the Nexus II building on c/ Jordi Girona, 29. CARNET’S industrial partners, CARNET’s academic committee, partners from public transportation agencies, sector companies, as well as city representatives, came to celebrate this important step for CARNET in a casual ambiance at the new office. Dr. Lluis Jofre-Roca, academic director of CARNET, expressed his gratitude for the space provided by...

From 30 September to 2 October 2022 the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz will host the first New European Bauhaus (NEB) Citython 2022, a global competition where students, innovators and enthusiasts from different fields 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 challenges in...