Highlights of the “Every Thing is Connected” event, Manchester March 2018

In March 2018, Manchester welcomed over 300 delegates from twelve countries to three days of showcasing Manchester’s Smart City activity.  On day 1, the URBACT III project SmartImpact led by Manchester City Council shared their outcomes with keynotes and workshops.  Resources can be found online www.smartimpact-project.eu.
Day 2 saw CityVerve and Triangulum ‘in action’, with demonstrations of various applications developed in relation to the themes of Energy, Environment, Health and Social Care and Culture. 
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Manchester’s first Triangulum ‘Innovation Challenge’

In February, Manchester partners Clicks and Links, Manchester Metropolitan University (ManMet) and Manchester City Council (MCC) welcomed participants to the first Triangulum ‘Innovation Challenge’.
Over the course of half a day, proposals for energy saving measures were prepared, which could be taken across the ManMet Birley campus and beyond.

Participants of the Triangulum Innovation Challenge
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Looking forward to “Every Thing is Connected” in Manchester in March 2018

Every Thing is Connected in our Lighthouse City Manchester: three days of events revolving around the theme of Smart Cities, from 20th – 22nd March, 2018.

At this exciting “conference-as-lab” event, Triangulum as well as other local and international Smart City projects will explore how the Internet of Things is connected in a Smart City landscape. They will gather to demonstrate, discuss, network and, of course, inspire! Continue reading “Looking forward to “Every Thing is Connected” in Manchester in March 2018″

Manchester Metropolitan University Go Green Week featuring Siemens Energy Seminar

As current first place champions of the People & Planet University League, Manchester Met hosted a jam-packed week of activities during February.

The Environment Team led the calendar of events, encouraging staff and students to take action on environmental and sustainability issues such as climate change and plastic pollution. Continue reading “Manchester Metropolitan University Go Green Week featuring Siemens Energy Seminar”

Cities Get Smart with Funding – Follower City Event in Brussels

Brussels, BE: On 26 January 2018 representatives of 40 cities sat around the table at the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) with industry representatives and experts to ensure that the €263.84 million invested by the Commission through the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities programme generates returns.

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Save the date: Every Thing is Connected event in Manchester from 20 – 22 March 2018

Every Thing is Connected – three days of events to share the findings from local and international Smart City projects, among them Triangulum, through hands-on demonstrations, discussions, networking and art installations.

Based at the Bright Building, Manchester Science Park’s brand new state-of-the-art workplace, we will question, experiment and demonstrate how every thing, and everyone, can be connected in an urban landscape.

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Water Industry Award goes to Triangulum project in Stavanger – Stavanger’s Central Energy Plant awarded as first of its kind in Norway

Stavanger’s Central Energy Plant, part of the Lighthouse City’s Triangulum activities, recently won the Water Industry Award in Norway for its innovative solution. The award is handed out to projects with a high degree of complexity, solved by using a new and unique approach.

The energy plant transforms the city’s wastewater to energy, reducing the CO2 emission by 80 % – something that has never been done in Norway before. The new energy facility uses a renewable energy source to heat and cool three administrative buildings and the public swimming pool in the city centre.

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Mayors Meeting in Sabadell – Listen and Learn from best practices within the Triangulum project

Sabadell’s mayor Maties Serracant invited John Jorritsma, mayor of Eindhoven to speak about experiences and good practices of the Dutch Lighthouse City.

On 14th November, Mayor Serracant and other representatives of Sabadell welcomed a Dutch delegation together with representatives of Follower City Leipzig and Fraunhofer Institute in order to foster replication activities in Sabadell.

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