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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – "LIVING LAB" TESTING FUTURE MOBILITY AND DIGITAL ENERGY SOLUTIONS AT THE JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE

Funding organisation:Europese Commissie
Program: Joint Research Centre

What?
Living labs are a modern way of creating user-centred environments that enable innovation, co-creation and start-up development. Before putting new technologies and applications into practice, they need to be tested in real-life and controlled environments. That is why the EU SCIENCE HUB launches a call for expressions of interest to co-create living labs in two of the JRC research sites Ispra, Italy and Petten, the Netherlands for smart city solutions: 

Future mobility solutions (in Ispra) encompassing:

  • ad-hoc shared rides
  • door-to-door automated delivery
  • vehicle connectivity and communication (V2X)
  • automated shuttle, robo-taxi
  • clean vehicle solutions

Digital energy solutions (in Ispra and Petten) encompassing: 

  • smart meters, sensors and devices to collect energy and well-being data
  • ICT infrastructure
  • Interactive user interfaces, geographic information systems, data analytics

JRC sites offer:

  • a city-like, controlled environment
  • state-of-the-art laboratories and technical support
  • scientific expertise
  • advanced infrastructures

Who?
This pilot call is open to public and private organisations - in particular small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups and covers the following aspects:

Application?
Submission deadline: 31 December 2020*

An internal JRC panel will evaluate the applications on a regular basis. Applicants will be notofied about the results of the selection process approximately every 3 months. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange a meeting to discuss the proposals.

Regulations?
For more information, the Terms and Conditions related to the Joint Research Centre Living Labs as well as the proposal submission form please consult https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/research-facility/living-labs-at-the-jrc 

More information?
https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/research-facility/living-labs-at-the-jrc

Deadline:31.12.2020

Contact Hasselt University?
E-mail: raphaela.delahaye@uhasselt.be
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