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EC-funded projects tracked by the Smart Cities Information System

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BERTIM

BERTIM will develop a prefabricated solution providing the opportunity to renovate buildings, with a view to improving energy performance, air quality, aesthetics, comfort, and property value at the same time, while ensuring low intrusiveness during renovation works. The manufacturing of the solution will be included in a holistic methodology for... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 1 – 2014: Manufacturing of prefabricated modules for renovation of buildings,
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Prefabricated modules

GrowSmarter

GrowSmarter aims to stimulate city uptake of smart solutions by using the three Lighthouse cities Stockholm (Sweden), Cologne (Germany) and Barcelona (Spain) as a way to showcase 12 Smart City solutions: from advanced information and communication technology and better connected urban mobility, to incorporating renewable energy sources directly... 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: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

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 Miskolc (Hungary). The model leverages the convergence... 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: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

RIBuild

RIBuild is an EU research project that will investigate in depth how and under what conditions internal thermal insulation can be employed. Research activities include on-site case studies as well as simulations and laboratory measurements of materials. The  RIBuild project will result in comprehensive guidelines on how to install internal thermal... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 3 - 2014: Energy strategies and solutions for deep renovation of historic buildings
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Renovation

Triangulum

The three point project Triangulum is one of the European Smart Cities and Communities Lighthouse Projects, set to demonstrate, disseminate and replicate solutions and frameworks for Europe’s future smart cites. The flagship cities Manchester (UK), Eindhoven (NL) and Stavanger (NO) serve as a testbed for innovative projects focusing on sustainable... 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: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

EnerGAware

The EnerGAware project will develop and test, in 100 affordable homes, a serious game that will be linked to the actual energy consumption (smart meter data) of the game user’s home and embedded in social media and networking tools. The EnerGAware solution will provide an innovative IT ecosystem in which users can play to learn about the potential... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 11 - 2014/2015: New ICT-based solutions for energy efficiency
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, ICT based solutions for energy efficiency

ENTROPY

The ENTROPY project aims to design and deploy an innovative IT ecosystem targeted at improving energy efficiency through consumer understanding, engagement and behavioural changes. The focus is on the collection of energy-related information from heterogeneous data sources, the proper analysis of the available data and the provision of interactive... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 11 - 2014/2015: New ICT-based solutions for energy efficiency
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, ICT based solutions for energy efficiency

FLEXYNETS

FLEXYNETS will develop, demonstrate and deploy a new generation of intelligent district heating and cooling (DHC) networks that reduce energy transportation losses by working at “neutral” (15-20°C) temperature levels. Reversible heat pumps will be used to exchange heat with the DHC network on the demand side, providing the necessary cooling and... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 13 - 2014/2015: Technology for district heating and cooling
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy System Integration, ICT based solutions for district heating & cooling

GreenPlay

The GreenPlay project aims to raise awareness among citizens through the implementation of a real time monitoring energy consumption platform and the development of a serious game. This GreenPlay system will consist of four key elements: Monitoring of energy consumption in real time; A web-based platform to monitor consumption; Advice and... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 11 - 2014/2015: New ICT-based solutions for energy efficiency
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, ICT based solutions for energy efficiency

IMPRESS

IMPRESS will leverage on the potential of prefabrication by developing a new range of easy to install panels, which can reduce energy demand while preserving and/or improving building aesthetics. Three prefabricated panels will be developed, both for re-cladding and over-cladding, together with nano/micro particle based coatings, to achieve anti-... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 1 – 2014: Manufacturing of prefabricated modules for renovation of buildings,
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Prefabricated modules

MORE-CONNECT

The European building sector is currently unable to offer an integral solution for deep renovation toward nearly zero energy building (nZEB) at reasonable cost. The building process is typically based on a ‘layered’ structure, with many labour actions on the buildings site, with many sub disciplines involved, leading to extra costs and failure... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 1 – 2014: Manufacturing of prefabricated modules for renovation of buildings,
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Prefabricated modules

OPTi

The OPTi project aspires to create a long-lasting impact by rethinking the way district heating and cooling (DHC) systems are architected and controlled. The overarching goal is to create business benefit for the industry as well as to ensure optimal end-consumer satisfaction. OPTi will deliver methodologies and tools that will enable accurate... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 13 - 2014/2015: Technology for district heating and cooling
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy System Integration, ICT based solutions for district heating & cooling

OrbEEt

OrbEEt aims to introduce an innovative solution to facilitate public and social engagement to action for energy efficiency by providing real-time assessments of energy impact and energy-related organisational behaviour. To accomplish this goal, OrbEEt proposes an ICT-based framework to induce behaviour change toward energy efficiency by... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 11 - 2014/2015: New ICT-based solutions for energy efficiency
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, ICT based solutions for energy efficiency

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 recognising the inherent complexity of urban challenges... 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: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

Sharing Cities

The demonstration districts in lighthouse cities Lisbon (Portugal), London (United Kingdom) and Milan (Italy) will implement replicable urban digital solutions and collaboration models. The Royal Borough of Greenwich in London, Porta Romana/Vettabbia in Milan and downtown Lisbon will retrofit buildings, introduce shared electric mobility services... 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: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

SmartEnCity

Cities play a key role in fighting climate change. Energy demand and CO2 emissions are particularly high in urban areas. At the same time, urban density allows more alternatives for energy-efficient housing, eco-friendly transport and service provision. SmartEnCity’s vision is to create Smart Zero Carbon Cities that are more sustainable and... 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: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

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 will prepare the ground for large-scale... 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: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

STORM

The STORM project tackles energy efficiency at district level by developing an innovative district heating & cooling (DHC) network controller. Based on self-learning algorithms, the developed controller will enable to maximize the use of waste heat and renewable energy sources in DHC networks. The controller has been implemented in two demo... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 13 - 2014/2015: Technology for district heating and cooling
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy System Integration, ICT based solutions for district heating & cooling

TRIBE

The TRIBE project aims to contribute to a change in citizens’ behaviour towards energy efficiency in public buildings, through their engagement in the experience of playing a social game, linked by ICT to real time data collected from five pilot buildings hosting around 1300 regular users (employees, tenants, etc.) and almost 12000 eventual users... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EE 11 - 2014/2015: New ICT-based solutions for energy efficiency
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Energy Efficiency in Buildings, ICT based solutions for energy efficiency

mySMARTLife

The European lighthouse cities Nantes (France), Hamburg (Germany) and Helsinki (Finland) and 3 follower cities Bydgoszcz (Poland), Rijeka (Croatia) and Palencia (Spain) come together to combine ICT, e-mobility and energy solutions to create sustainable urban space. mySMARTLife is aimed at supporting EU cities in their transition into more... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC-1-2016-2017 - Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects
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RUGGEDISED

The European lighthouse cities Rotterdam, Glasgow and Umeå and 3 follower cities, Brno (Czech Republic), Gdansk (Poland) and Parma (Italy)  come together to combine ICT, e-mobility and energy solutions to create sustainable urban spaces.  Such actions could bring profound economic, social and environmental impacts for the cities, resulting in a... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC-1-2016-2017 - Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects
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IRIS

Project - 10/2017-09/2022 Implementation – 10/2018-09/2022 Monitoring - 10/2019-09/2022   Co-creating smart and sustainable cities IRIS is a collective of seven cities working to make urban environments better places for citizens and the planet. We test innovative solutions, mainstream viable technologies and explore the products, policies and... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC-1-2016-2017 - Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects
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MAtchUP

What do we want our cities to be? What does Smart mean? Which services and innovations do citizens and stakeholders really need? These are key questions for MAtchUP that aims at transforming cities through innovative solutions and technologies at the service of local communities. MAtchUP looks at  cities as complex environments animated by... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC-1-2016-2017 - Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects
SCIS Clusters: SCIS Clusters : Demonstration projects, Smart Cities and Communities, Integration of energy systems, ICT and transport in cities

STARDUST

The STARDUST project aims at transforming carbon supplied cities into smart, highly efficient and citizen oriented cities by developing an integrated approach that will be replicated across the EU. It combines a set of technical green solutions in the energy, mobility and ICT sectors and a series of non-technical solutions grounded on active... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, SCC-1-2016-2017 - Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects
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SDE Solar Decathlon

The Solar Decathlon is an international student competition that started in the USA in 2000. In this competition, universities from all over the world are challenged to design, build and operate solar powered houses. It is the only student competition worldwide addressing the performance assessment of realized buildings and not only their design.... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020
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MOEEBIUS

MOEEBIUS introduces a Holistic Energy Performance Optimization Framework that enhances current modelling approaches and delivers innovative simulation tools which (i) deeply grasp and describe real-life building operation complexities in accurate simulation predictions that significantly reduce the “performance gap” and, (ii) enhance multi-fold,... Continue reading
Funding programme: H2020, EeB 7 – 2015: New tools and methodologies to reduce the gap between predicted and actual energy performances at the level of buildings and blocks of buildings
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