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The RideSafeUM project is entering the final phase of its first year of progress in which pilots will be conducted in three European cities The pilots will test a micromobility app and dashboard to improve rider safety and prevent accidents The project, led by CARNET, is co-financed by EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union During the months of September to December, both...

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,...

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,...

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, identifies the 12 most promising startups with solutions for sustainable urban mobility. The programme aims to take the selected startups to the next level by helping them find funding and partnerships through attendance to major European events, giving them visibility to potential investors and bringing them closer to implementing their solutions...

CARNET has built a strategic alliance with Tel Aviv and CityZone to facilitate agile innovation in cities and address current issues in the complex area of urban mobility. This collaboration starts with the launch of the Rapid Applications for Transport (RAPTOR) project, set for May 2022. RAPTOR is a competition funded by EIT Urban Mobility that seeks to create and test solutions to niche urban mobility challenges, where participants compete to provide the most innovative, feasible,...

During the celebration of International Women’s Day, CARNET conducted a small survey regarding the access of women to the technological and innovation sector in which up to 50 professionals and people who are interested in the mobility sector participated. The results showed that less than 20% of the participants knew where female entrepreneurs were more common, as well as in which country has the highest percentage of women in leading corporate roles.  In the survey outcome, we...

The UAM Plazza Accelerator Programme will look for the 10 Urban Air Mobility start-ups with the most potential to improve mobility in European cities The project is co-funded by EIT Urban Mobility and will be led by Toulouse Metropole, with the collaboration of Aerospace Valley, Ferrovial, and CARNET (initiative coordinated by CIT UPC) Call for applicants is open until 1 May 2022 The UAM Plazza Accelerator Programme aims to take the selected start-ups to the next...

On Thursday 27 January, the project New Trends on Urban Mobility had its virtual kick-off meeting. The major goal of this initiative is to understand what are the trends on urban mobility, for which an "ad hoc" course will be developed and taught at the UPC School - Tech Talent Center. Starting in September 2022, with a teaching staff made up of renowned academics and industrial experts, the program will incorporate different learning tools combining traditional...

After the success of the MOBINNO-EXPERIENCES project during 2021, a consortium meeting was held on January 25 to coordinate the continuation and expansion of this project during 2022 towards RIS countries (Regional Innovation Scheme, which includes the countries of south-eastern Europe). Co-financed by the EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, the project aims to bridge the knowledge gap between academia and business...

The kick-off meeting of LogiSmile, a project led by CARNET and co-funded by the EIT Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, was held on 17-18 January in a hybrid format. This 2-days assembly was an opportunity for the whole consortium to meet all together and understand all the needs and requirements of the activities planned in the project. Moreover, the City mayor of...