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From 28 September to 1 October, Hamburg will host the third edition of Citython 2021, a four-day online hackathon that puts the spotlight on active mobility and autonomous and connected driving. During the hackathon days, multidisciplinary teams of students and professionals of different backgrounds and expertise from all around Europe will compete with the goal of coming up with the best solutions to urban mobility challenges faced by the city. Citython Hamburg will also become part...

CARNET and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) will hold a second meetup as a part of the WUM (Women in Urban Mobility) project on 30 September at 17:00 CEST. The aim of this activity is to explore the role of women in entrepreneurship in urban mobility. The meetup will take place in the auditorium of the UPC Vertex building, located at Campus Nord. Additionally, it will be streamed online as well. Experts on the...

Dear partners and CARNET community, It is time to say goodbye to Dr. Mónika Bachofner. She moved back to Germany and we are sad to see her leaving us. Dr. Mónika Bachofner started at CARNET in 2016 and there is no doubt that CARNET was nurtured from her strategic vision over the years. Since she joined us in 2016, Mónika worked very hard in the growth and stabilization of CARNET, with her profound knowledge of the German...

The Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) Workshop, organized by CARNET in collaboration with EIT Urban Mobility, AMB, and MITMA, talked about how LEZ will be the tool to achieve sustainable mobility management and meet the 2030 agenda climate action goals focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The workshop was held in a hybrid format from the main auditorium of Torre Glòries, the headquarters of the EIT Urban Mobility in Barcelona, and was retransmitted online as well. The implementation...

The ScaleTHENGlobal programme, developed by the EIT Urban Mobility has opened a new call for participants. A total of 5 start-ups will be selected from around the globe to take part in the activities, which will promote global outreach for urban mobility start-ups based outside the European Union. Welcome2Europe will host 5 international start-up companies who are targeting Europe, and will give them the opportunity to be introduced to investors and local hub partners. EIT Urban Mobility,...

During the past six days, the cities of Bilbao and Barcelona hosted simultaneously the second edition of Citython 2021, which took place from 16 to 21 July. During this urban mobility hackathon, small groups of experts and students in urban planning, engineering, data science, and business creation competed against each other to provide innovative solutions to the challenges faced by both cities related to traffic calming, improving logistics, and distribution of goods, and more sustainable and...

From over 100 applications from all over Europe and associated countries, EIT Urban Mobility selected the 25 most-promising start-ups to be part of the third cohort of this 6-month Accelerator Programme. Out of these, 5 will be the participants in the South Programme, kicking-off officially on 12 July. The selected companies will benefit from financial support, mentoring, training, expert workshops, free office space, access to local ecosystems, and infrastructure, and a lot more provided by the acceleration partners...

From 16 to 21 July, Bilbao and Barcelona host simultaneously the second online edition of Citython 2021, a hackathon in which students and professionals from all around Europe matched-up in multidisciplinary teams compete to find innovative solutions to challenges faced by both cities in terms of traffic calming, sustainable urban logistics and safer mobility. Over six days, the cities of Bilbao and Barcelona will host the second edition of Citython 2021, in which students and professionals of...

ASIMOB, a participant from the EIT Urban Mobility Accelerator Programme from the Innovation Hub South, was the winner of the first edition of the EIT Urban Mobility Accelerator Pitch Awards 2021, taking place on 22 June. Additionally, this start-up has also been selected to take part of the ScaleTHENGlobal Programme. As a reward, ASIMOB obtains a direct nomination to the regional final of Startup World Cup & Summit, provision of office space in Prague during that...

The low emissions zone will be the tool for achieving sustainable mobility management and meeting the 2030 Agenda climate action targets, focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Air and noise pollution are problems many cities currently face. High levels of pollution are a very serious public health problem. Air pollution is directly responsible for more than 500.000 premature deaths per year in Europe. In this context, a workshop will be held on 29 June to explain the basics...