Top

innovation Tag

The Autonomous Delivery Device (ADD) prototype, designed under the coordination of CARNET, was presented for the first time on 16 December 2021, in a meeting with CARNET’s industrial partners held in the office of the rector of the UPC. A UPC team, CARNET, and its industrial partners, coordinated by the Institute of Robotics and Industrial Informatics (IRI), has designed and manufactured a prototype of an Autonomous Delivery Device (ADD), to automate last-mile logistics. The vehicle will be tested...

Hackathon Mobility BCN was held at the UPC on 5, 9, 10 and 11 March. At this event, 72 participants, who were mainly students, presented their innovative solutions for the mobility of the future. This year, the projects focused on how we will move, our experience while on the move, and services relating to our movements, in response to three challenges: ‘Hack For Good, Social Mobility: waking up the machines’, by Telefonica, ‘Visualizing Mobility’, by Metropolis Lab, and ‘AI For Mobility...

CARNET presented the Virtual Mobility Lab (VML) as part of the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 on the SEAT stand in the Mobility Hub, and on the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) stand. The aim of VML is to develop new tools for urban planning. It has been defined as ‘strategic’ by the CARNET Partners, due to inLab FIB’s proven experience in traffic simulation and cities’ growing need for new simulation tools to implement new...

CARNET organized the third edition of the Symposium on Urban Mobility Challenges: Mobility-as-a-Service, which took place at the UPC on November 13 with speakers from all around Europe. Predictions for the future of urban mobility show that the situation will not improve if we continue to implement traditional policy responses to the current transformation of cities, to deal with the increasing pressure on the livability of the urban space. Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is a key solution that could relieve the...