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ICT as planning support




List of projects where this technology is being implemented.

SMARTER TOGETHER

The European lighthouse cities Vienna (Austria), Munich (Germany) and Lyon (France), the follower cities Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Venice (Italy), the observer cities Kiev (Ukraine) and Yokohama (Japan) come together to improve citizens’ quality of life. SMARTER TOGETHER... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2015: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

REPLICATE

The REPLICATE project will generate smart city business models, and tailor-made solutions in the areas of energy, transport and ICT. There will be pilot actions in energy efficiency, efficient and sustainable transport and integrated infrastructures. The key to the project’s approach is in... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2015: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

TRANSFORM

TRANSFORM was a collaboration involving six European cities – Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Copenhagen (Denmark), Genoa (Italy), Hamburg (Germany), Vienna (Austria) and Lyon (France) – and 13 partners working together to improve their policy and programmes to lower carbon dioxide emissions.   The... Continue reading
Funding programme: FP7, 1- Strategic sustainable planning and screening of city plans,
SCIS Clusters: Urban Planning Projects, Strategic sustainable urban planning

R2CITIES

R2CITIES aims to develop and demonstrate an open and easily replicable strategy for designing, constructing, and managing large scale district renovation projects for achieving nearly zero energy cities. For this purpose, it will develop a demonstration and dissemination framework of very... Continue reading
Funding programme: FP7, 3- Demonstration of nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation for cities and districts
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Sustainable energy solutions on district level, District Revitalisation

REMOURBAN

REMOURBAN is a lighthouse project whose ultimate goal is to design and validate a urban regeneration model in the cities of Nottingham (United Kingdom), Valladolid (Spain) and Tepebasi/Eskisehir (Turkey), while maximizing its replication potential in two follower cities, Seraing (Belgium) and... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC 1 - 2014 Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration - first of the kind) projects
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

PLEEC

By connecting scientific excellence and innovative enterprises in the energy sector with ambitious and well-organised cities, the PLEEC project aimed to reduce energy use in Europe, contributing to the EU´s 20-20-20 targets. The project followed a place-based approach to enforce endogenous urban... Continue reading
Funding programme: FP7, 1- Strategic sustainable planning and screening of city plans,
SCIS Clusters: Urban Planning Projects, Strategic sustainable urban planning

EU-GUGLE

The EU-GUGLE project aims to demonstrate the feasibility of nearly-zero energy building renovation models in view of triggering large-scale, Europe-wide replication in smart cities and communities by 2020.  To reach this objective, the eight pilot cities will join efforts to combine the latest... Continue reading
Funding programme: FP7
SCIS Clusters: Demonstration projects, Sustainable energy solutions on district level, District Revitalisation

There are quantitative tools and analytical methods in the form of step-by-step guidance that assess which issues and trade-offs need to be addressed in energy-related decision-making and methodological processes for optimizing opportunities and minimising risks.

Decision support tools address all key actors, including consumers, producers and utilities. Their purpose is to assess the benefits (or risks) for each actor under different scenarios. The benefits and risks can be expressed in both quantitative and qualitative terms. The tools covered under this theme are horizontal. For their practical application, (market) decision and support tools may draw results from ex-ante and ex-post evaluation studies such as monitoring and benchmarking of energy systems, environmental impact assessments, social site characterisation, actor engagement tools and cost-benefit analyses. However, the development of these assessment methodologies themselves is covered under other themes: techno-economic assessment, LCA, public acceptability, user participation and cost-benefit analysis.

mySMARTLife Helsinki

Where history and presence lead into a smart future

 

Helsinki, the capital of Finland, has a population of over 626,300 inhabitants and greater Helsinki does even count up to 1.4 million. Helsinki is Finland´s major political, educational, financial, cultural and research centre as well as one of northern Europe´s major cities.

 

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Smarter Together Site Vienna

The SMARTER TOGETHER project demonstration area in Vienna is located in the central part of the south-eastern district of Simmering. In total, 21 000 inhabitants will benefit from smart project solutions within the fields of refurbishment, energy, mobility, and information and communication technologies. An emphasis is made on dialogue, in line with the Vienna Smart City Framework Strategy, where the human dimension of the smart city is the focus of attention. Dialogue includes all generations and backgrounds aiming at contributing to an integrated societal dynamic.

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REPLICATE Site Bristol

With its 442 500 inhabitants and the title European Green Capital 2015, Bristol is named alongside London as the UK’s smart city leaders. As part of the REPLICATE project, Bristol will deploy a number of smart integrated energy, mobility and ICT solutions in the neighbourhoods of Ashley, Easton and Lawrence Hill. The pilot will explore how technology could help tackle inequalities, such as how smart homes could help ease fuel poverty, and how electric bikes could help people to be more active and have more choice on how to travel.

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EU-GUGLE Site Vienna

The EU-GUGLE demonstration district in Vienna is named Penzing or the 14th district. The smart Viennese gate to western Austria and to the Natura 2000 area – the Biosphärenpark Wienerwald – covers about 3374 hectares with an open area covering 60 %, including parts of the forest surrounding Vienna. The district has about 84 362 inhabitants, predominantly between 40 and 50 years of age.

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R2CITIES Site Valladolid

A complete retrofit based on facade improvements, ICT and renewable energy systems is being implemented in the Cuatro de Marzo district, the demo site chosen for the R2CITIES project in Valladolid.

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REMOURBAN Site Nottingham

The area around Sneinton Road in Nottingham is considered to be the most appropriate for the development of the REMOURBAN demo site in the United Kingdom. The site is nearby the existing district heating and the pipeline reaches Bio City, situated very close to Sneinton Road. There is substantial Nottingham City Council housing in the area that needs upgrading to a much more energy-efficient state. Near the site is one of the famous city landmarks – George Green’s Windmill – and the science centre.

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SMARTER TOGETHER

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The European lighthouse cities Vienna (Austria), Munich (Germany) and Lyon (France), the follower cities Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Sofia (Bulgaria) and Venice (Italy), the observer cities Kiev (Ukraine) and Yokohama (Japan) come together to improve citizens’ quality of life. SMARTER TOGETHER will prepare the ground for large-scale replication and ensure an in-depth knowledge transfer about setting up of smart city business models and user-centric innovation in order to contribute to positive societal dynamics.

REPLICATE

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The REPLICATE project will generate smart city business models, and tailor-made solutions in the areas of energy, transport and ICT. There will be pilot actions in energy efficiency, efficient and sustainable transport and integrated infrastructures.